Photog Sues Sean Penn Over Alleged Death Threat

Paparazzo claims actor broke his camera, menaced him
By Marie Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 5, 2010 3:41 PM CDT
Photog Sues Sean Penn Over Alleged Death Threat
Sean Penn presents the award for best actress during the 82nd Academy Awards Sunday, March 7, 2010, in Hollywood.   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Sean Penn is already facing criminal charges in the wake of a run-in with a photographer in October, and the actor is now the defendant in a civil case about the incident as well. Jordan Dawes alleges that the volatile actor kicked him and broke his camera, then said, "The next time I see you, you will be in a box," reports TMZ. The criminal case is pending.
(More Jordan Dawes stories.)

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