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Steven Tyler takes act to Hawaii Senate

Lake Sunapee resident and Aero-smith frontman Steven Tyler, who also has a place in Maui, convinced Hawaii’s Senate Judiciary Committee to endorse a bill that aims to protect celebs from paparazzi on the island. If approved, the “Steven Tyler Act” would allow celebs to sue paps who take pics and video of them doing private things on their own properties. Tyler told the committee that he understands that being followed by photographers comes with fame — “It’s part of the deal-io, and it’s OK,” he said — but he wants to be able to live with ease in his own home. The act has been opposed by members of the American Civil Liberties Union as well as the National Press Photographers Association. Tyler was joined at the hearing by drummer Mick Fleetwood, who also spoke about celebrity rights.

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