The photographer who had his arm broken during an alleged scuffle with a man that was protecting Cara Delevingne and Margot Robbie on a night out has accused Robbie of singling him “out to her crew.”
Pedro Alberto Orquera tried to take photos of Robbie and Delevingne over the weekend when they exited a restaurant at 3 am. A fight broke out between the women’s friends and the photographers, that ended with Orquera’s arm being broken.
In court documents, Orquera said; “Ms Robbie – who I could identify – touched the shoulder of one of her security personnel and indicated with her finger towards me.”
He continued, “It was then that several people began to beat me up and the chase began.
“I felt that they managed to hit me and I got knocked down to the pavement with such speed that if I had fallen headfirst they would have killed me.”
CCTV footage has emerged that shows two males chasing down another male, who then trips on the road. In wake of Orquera’s revelation about Robbie, his lawyer has suggested that she could be charged.
Grainy CCTV footage seemingly shows the moment Pedro Alberto Orquera was pursued by Josey MacNamara and Jac Hopkins who are said to have taken umbrage with the paparazzo when they spotted him snapping pics of Margot Robbie and Cara Delevingne#Grainy #CCTV #footage #moment pic.twitter.com/R8TG8N08Wj
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“Pedro and other witnesses say that Margot pointed at him when she was behind the car and saw the photographer.
“She sent them to hit him. She shares in the blame because she was directing them to the photographer.
“We are going to ask she become a defendant and co-participant.
“She should not be considered a witness but one of the defendants who has to give evidence.”
Josey McNamara, who is a film producer and business partner of Robbie, and Jac Hopkins, who worked on the upcoming Barbie movie, was arrested at the scene of the incident and appeared before a Buenos Aires court today. Both men were released on $15,000 bail but had their passports seized and were forbidden to leave the country until the case is closed.
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