Photographers Jamie Fawcett (left) and Shane Partridge (right) became the main event when they started punching each other.

It’s unclear why the fight, which is said to have lasted five to ten minutes, broke out. Boredom perhaps. Or it could have had something to do with that most oxymoronic of notions: paparazzi principles.

The name Fawcett should be familiar to all keen Kidman watchers. Our Nic took out a restraining order against him in February last year and he also later got into hot water for allegedly bugging her house. Apparently Partridge, a US-based pap who has a good relationship with Kidman and was only in town to cover her nuptials, was defending Kidman’s honour. With his fists.


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