Dudes! Surfers 'Beat' Photog Snapping McConaughey

Paparazzo reports beach attack to cops
By Laurel Jorgensen,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 23, 2008 6:28 AM CDT
Matthew McConaughey poses for the photographers as he arrives for the European premiere of his latest film, 'Fool's Gold,' at a central London cinema on April 10, 2008.    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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(Newser) – A paparazzo trying to take photos of actor Matthew McConaughey on a Malibu beach reported to police he was attacked by a mob of surfers, the Los Angeles Times reports. The surfers approached the man and other photographers, demanded they stop filming and taking pictures and threw the man’s video camera in the water, according to the photgrapher. He told police he was injured in the scuffle over his camera.