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Cara Delevingne Literally Shot Back At The Paparazzi

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Cara Delevingne earns her living by posing for and acting in front of cameras, but there is a big difference between a camera on a set and a camera camera aimed up her skirt, without her consent. After being badgered and attacked by overly intrusive paparazzi, the model has lashed out against them in the best way.

Last night, Delevingne posted a video to her Instagram of her shooting back at the paparazzi with water guns. While plenty of celebrities have responded to the paparazzi in different ways (remember when Justin Bieber assaulted a photographer?), Delevingne's plan of attack is just lighthearted enough to avoid any trouble for her, while statement-making enough to show that she seriously wants them to leave her alone. 

It's unclear what inspired Delevingne to grab a water gun, but her anti-paparazzi tweets show that she desperately wanted to make some kind of impact. More recently, she asked for suggestions, listing eggs as a possible solution. Water guns proved to be the most effective option, though, and hopefully this exchange will warn the paps to give Delevingne some breathing room. Or, you know, be decent human beings and respect her privacy.

 

Photos by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for The Trevor Project

Delevingne shared why they chose now

Last week, Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson officially confirmed the rumor that they're dating, with Delevingne posting an Instagram video of the two of them kissing. Now, in a new interview, she revealed why they confirmed the rumors. Basically, it was in celebration of Pride.

In the interview with E! News at the TrevorLIVE Gala, Delevingne was asked why the pair chose this moment to take their relationship public, and she answered: "Because it is Pride, it's been 50 years since Stonewall happened, and I don't know... It's been just about our one year anniversary so, why not?"

Why not, indeed? Delevingne also said that the kissing video was "just a little something," which makes sense. After all, the couple were recently spotted lugging around a kinky sex bench, so some simple kissing must feel pretty elementary.

At the Gala, Delevingne shouted out Benson during her speech too, though not by name. "I also have another very special woman in this room to thank and you know who you are," she said. "She's one of the people who help me love myself when I needed it most and I really needed it. She showed me what real love is and how to accept it, which is a lot harder than I thought." I'm swooning.

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