Infraganti: celebrities who were surprised by very indiscreet cameras and had to give explanations

There was no case. Neither an army of bodyguards, nor the strictest security measures, nor appointments in remote and exclusive places were enough. Despite all the precautions, many celebrities could not avoid being captured by the paparazzi in intimate situations that they would have preferred to keep private. Those stolen photos served as a record to confirm romances and others triggered irrepressible scandals.

Dominic West and Lily James in Rome
Dominic West and Lily James in RomeGROSBY GROUP

In October 2020, the British media published a series of photos that sparked a real scandal. The actress Lily James and her colleague Dominic West walked very caramelized and arm in arm through the romantic streets of Rome and they were very affectionate on the terrace of a bar. Why the scandal? because the actor The Affair He is not exactly a single man: he is married to Catherine FitzGerald, his partner for more than ten years and the mother of four of his children.

Dominic West and Lily James: the photos that sparked the controversy
Dominic West and Lily James: the photos that sparked the controversyGROSBY GROUP

Despite the evidence, there were no public explanations and everyone acted as if nothing had happened. “A photo kills another photo”, the actor and his wife may have thought, and they let themselves “steal” images together, on the door of their London mansion, which included a kiss and a sign with a handwritten message stating: “Our marriage is strong and we are definitely still together.”

The photos of Justin Timberlake and Alisha Wainwright that sparked romance rumors
The photos of Justin Timberlake and Alisha Wainwright that sparked romance rumorsGROSBY GROUP

The rumors of infidelity had already begun to roll when, at the end of November 2019, the cameras captured Justin Timberlake already Alisha Wainwright in a more than compromised situation. The actors – who were working together on the film at the time Palmer– They were also on the terrace of a bar, but in this case it was their hands that made people talk. In a first photograph, the actress from Shadowhunters touching the singer’s leg. In the second, he takes her hand under the table. Timberlake has been married to Jessica Biel since 2012 and they have a son together, Silas. In this case, everything was resolved with a statement.

The photos of Justin Timberlake and Alisha Wainwright that sparked romance rumors
The photos of Justin Timberlake and Alisha Wainwright that sparked romance rumorsGROSBY GROUP

“I usually stay away from the rumors as much as I can, but for my family I feel it is important to address them, in this case, because they are hurting the people I love. A few weeks ago, there was a huge misjudgment of my behavior but – let me be clear – nothing happened between me and my co-worker. I drank too much that night and I regret it. That is not the example I want for my son. I apologize to my amazing wife and family for putting you in such a humiliating situation. I’m focused on being the best husband and father I can be.” And he concluded: “I am very happy to work on this film, and I am eager to share it with the public”, posted on social media.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez were photographed together going to the airport in Montana
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez were photographed together going to the airport in MontanaGROSBY GROUP

They formed the most commented, commented and acclaimed couple of the beginning of the century. However, they did not resist the pressure of the press and each one went their own way. Twenty years later, with the two single after a long time, fans began to fantasize about the possibility of them giving each other another chance. Ben Affleck had just broken his short romance with the Cuban Ana De Armas. Jennifer Lopez had decided to say goodbye to her fiancé, Alex Rodriguez. And the wish came true.

Despite doing their best to remain inconspicuous, Ben and Jen were caught by the paparazzi on a romantic mini-getaway to the exclusive Big Sky ski resort in Montana (staying at his house) and later in Miami, while going to the gym and sharing the same car. The publication of those photos, far from enraging them, seemed to have relaxed them. So much so that from that moment they decided not to hide anymore and shout their love from the rooftops.

Photo © 2021 OneShotPix/The Grosby Group St.Tropez, July 24, 2021 PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck on a romantic cruise aboard a yacht in the south of France
Photo © 2021 OneShotPix/The Grosby Group St.Tropez, July 24, 2021 PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck on a romantic cruise aboard a yacht in the south of FranceGrosby Group – OneShotPix/The Grosby Group
Renee Zellweger and Ant Anstead, to pure kiss
Renee Zellweger and Ant Anstead, to pure kissThe Grosby Group

Renée Zellweger She’s one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, but unlike some of her peers, she’s not at all open about her private life. For this reason, a simple photo that confirmed their new courtship caught the attention of the media and the public.

The actress was discovered by the paparazzi kissing with the host of British television Ant Anstead. With the romance more established, the two were seen very happy, with pure kisses and hugs, on a walk through California.

In a recent interview with the program Daily Pop, The presenter referred to how the relationship evolved. “Everyone knows that Renée and I have become quite close and that we have been seeing each other for a while,” he revealed. “We kept it a secret for a while, but unfortunately some photos were taken of us,” he added. According to the TMZ portal, Zellweger met Anstead in early June while filming an episode of the new TV show. Discovery+, Celebrity IOU Joyride, hosted by the current partner of the double Oscar winner.

Sabrina Rojas and Tucu Lopez
Sabrina Rojas and Tucu Lopezariel quesbert

Famous vernaculars also deal with prying cameras. When they were just getting to know each other, Sabrina Rojas and Tucu López were forced to talk about their budding relationship after being photographed together walking through the announcer’s neighborhood.

She was the first to speak. After uploading an image to his Instagram account in which they are seen very caramelized, he gave an interview to the magazine Hello! in which He spoke about his recent separation with Luciano Castro and, for the first time, he referred to his romance with López: “We meet when we can and have a good time. I can’t tell you more than that. Time will tell”.

Time did not speak, but it helped to consolidate the couple and he not only ended up meeting the children that the actress had with Castro, but also maintains a good relationship with the protagonist of brave and his girlfriend, Flor Vigna.

Angelina Jolie and The Weeknd in Santa Monica
Angelina Jolie and The Weeknd in Santa MonicaBackgrid/The Grosby Group

They were first seen having dinner with friends, but it was the second date of Angelina Jolie Y The Weeknd the one that attracted attention and launched the versions that the actress and the musician would be living a passionate romance. The meeting took place in the same restaurant in Santa Monica where they had been seen for the first time.

Jolie, 46, and the Canadian singer, 31 they arrived at the place separately and left together in the same van, thus reviving rumors. As reported TheDailyMailThey spent two and a half hours inside a private section of the establishment, arriving five minutes apart. When they left, they were approached by the paparazzi, who captured the exit of both, dressed in black and with a chinstrap of the same tone.

The musician’s new song “Here We Go… Again” was taken by many as confirmation of his relationship with Jolie: “And my new girl, she’s a movie star. I loved her well, I made her scream like Neve Campbell, but when I make her laugh, I swear it cures my depressive thoughts. ‘Cause my baby, she’s a movie star. I told myself I would never go down, but here we go again.” She, for now, remains silent.

Naomi Watts and Billy Crudup
Naomi Watts and Billy Crudup Backgrid/The Grosby Group

As talented as low profile cultists, Naomi Watts and Billy Cudrup shared a cast in the series gypsy, from 2017. However, it was a year later when they were first seen together and alone off the set, when they were discovered eating sushi. Confirmation of their relationship came in July of that year, when a source told People that they were dating. Since then, they have stayed away from flashes and social events.

However, in May 2021, photographers captured the most anticipated scene: the one of the lovebirds walking happily and smiling through the streets of New York, together with their dog.

Ester Exposito and Nicolas Furtado, in Madrid
Ester Exposito and Nicolas Furtado, in MadridG3/The Grosby Group

The Wandagate splashed the Uruguayan actor Nicholas Furtado. It is that, when the scandal of the year broke out, the protagonist of The fringe He was in Spain, like China Suárez, and some media began to speculate on the existence of a romance between them. However, over time it would be known that Furtado was beginning a relationship with Esther Exposito, the Spanish actress of the moment. In fact, it was she who gave the first clue about the budding relationship with a playful like in a post from Paparazzi magazine.

“In ours Stories, the first marriage that China Suárez was charged and that earned her the tremendous nickname of ‘robamaridos’ “, described the medium on its official Instagram account. and the actress from Elite He did not hesitate to establish a position and, at the same time, mark the ground with a simple “I like it”. After share mysterious photographs on networks where they were never fully exposed, the actors They decided to go for a walk in Spain and were photographed smiling in a restaurant. The relationship between the two continues despite the distance, and this summer she traveled to Punta del Este to spend more time with her boyfriend.

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Infraganti: celebrities who were surprised by very indiscreet cameras and had to give explanations