Kim Kardashian cited for speeding with paparazzi; shares North photos

Kim Kardashian's high-speed chase away from paparazzi has earned her a big fat speeding ticket.

The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star, 33, was cited by California Highway Patrol on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press, after being pulled over going east on the 101 Freeway about 1 p.m.

The closely scrutinized fashionista was driving a black Rolls-Royce at the time, E! News reported.

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Three other cars apparently driven by paparazzos were also pulled over near the Van Nuys Boulevard exit, but only one stayed for police questioning, AP said.

Photographer Julio A. Goncalves was cited for speeding and stopping in a non-emergency situation after pulling around the reality TV star's car and snapping photos of her, CHP Officer Ming Hsu said in a statement.

TMZ reported that there were about five cars involved (and potentially a paparazzi helicopter) in the pursuit. Once Kardashian was pulled over, one photographer pulled over in front of her vehicle, then got out of the car to document her traffic stop in the middle of the freeway, E! News said, which caused quite a bit of gridlock.

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The frequently photographed star generally has a good relationship with her pursuant photogs, but blasted them earlier this year while she was pregnant after nearly getting into a car accident while being chased by the shutterbugs.

"A paparazzi almost crashed into my car today! I am still shaking! He put me in such danger! When will this legalized stalking stop???!!!???" she tweeted in May.

She has yet to acknowledge the latest incident on social media.

Her fiance, rapper Kanye West, 36, has had a much more contentious relationship with the photographers. Earlier this month, the "Yeezus" rapper pleaded not guilty in a misdemeanor case after a July 19 altercation in which he allegedly fought with a pap and tried to take his camera, L.A. Now reported.

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The couple have also made a concerted effort to shield their 5-month-old daughter, North West, from the prying eyes of paparazzo, choosing to debut her photos on Kardashian's mother's summer talk show "Kris" rather than through a telescopic camera lens or splashy magazine cover.

Though West has shied away from his fiancee's reality show and showcasing their daughter in the media, he did say he was willing to get a big payout to air their nuptials, according to MTV.

"I would take as much as possible," he said. "What's official for everybody in this room and everybody on this globe right now is them bills. If you can help out with those bills, because you know me and Kim are in the exploitation business. We get paid to exploit ourselves. I'ma give my daughter the opportunity to choose when she wants to be exploited. That's the reason we didn't take any money for any baby pictures."

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Still, that didn't stop the gushing mom to sharing brand new photos of her baby girl on Instagram ...

On Tuesday, Kardashian posted a photo of her daughter laughing that she simply captioned, "LOL," and another one of North being cradled by Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci, bearing the caption, "#NewStylist @riccardotisci17."


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