AEROSMITH's Steven Tyler Sparks Celebrity Privacy Law Proposal In Hawaii
According to Masslive.com,
more than two-thirds of Hawaii's state senators have signed onto a bill
to protect celebrities from paparazzi, giving them power to sue over
unwanted beach photos and other snapshots on the islands.
The bill's author says he's pushing the law at the request of
lead singer Steven Tyler
, the former "American Idol"
recently bought a new home in Maui.
A representative for Aerosmith declined comment late Thursday, saying Tyler
was not immediately available.
Sen. Kalani English, a Democrat from Maui, told The Associated Press
the so-called Steven Tyler Act will help Hawaii's tourism and film
industries, encouraging famous people to come here without fear of being
stalked by paparazzi.
"These are my constituents as well," English said. "Public figures
have a right to reasonable privacy. There's a balance that we need to