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    Blake Lively Described A "Frightening" Paparazzi Incident With Her Kids, And It's A Lot

    "You pay people to stalk children."

    Blake Lively criticized the paparazzi for taking photos of her children.

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    A now-deleted Daily Mail Australia post showed Blake walking with her three daughters down the street in New York, alongside a picture of Blake smiling and waving at the camera.

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    As per Comments by Celebs, Blake took to the comments to write, "You edit together these images to look like I'm happily waving, but that is deceitful."

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    "The real story: My children were being stalked by a man all day, jumping out, and then hiding. A stranger on the street got into words with them because it was so upsetting for her to see. When I tried to calmly approach the photographer you hired to take these pictures in order to speak to him, he would run away — and jump out again at the next block," Blake continued.

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    "Do you do background checks on the photographers you pay to stalk children? Where is your morality here? I would like to know. Or do you simply not care about the safety of children?"

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    Blake then explained what went on behind the photo of her smiling, adding, "The photographers who would speak to me, I was able to agree to smile and wave and let them take my picture away from my children, if they would leave my children alone — because it was frightening."

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    "Listen to your followers. They too understand this is dark and upsetting, that you pay people to stalk children. Please stop paying grown-ass men to hide and hunt children. There are plenty of pictures you could've published without the kids. Please delete."

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    This isn't the first time Blake has spoken against paparazzi photos of her children — back in 2016, she personally asked fans to remove unauthorized paparazzi photos of her children at Martha Stewart’s Easter party, as well as issuing a statement for publications to remove the pic.

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    Blake is also far from the only celebrity to have criticized paparazzi photos of children — celebs like Kristen Bell have long been advocates for "No Kids" policies. Gigi Hadid also recently called out NYC paparazzi for taking photos of her daughter's face, writing, "For a child, I can imagine that close or dramatic paparazzi frenzies must be overwhelming and disorienting."

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    Hopefully, it won't be long before No Kids policies are standard across the board.