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Sophie Turner Calls Out Paparazzi Who Sold Photos Of Her Infant Daughter

Although I can't say I've ever been a celebrity, the impression I've gotten from the statements of stars is that entering the limelight usually seems to involve kissing your privacy goodbye.

But while that's clearly a stressful occupational hazard for the celebrities themselves, it can be easy to forget that their families and particularly their children are often caught in the crossfire when the paparazzi show up.

With this in mind, it's no surprise that so many stars would want to keep their children as far away from the public eye as possible.

But as actress Sophie Turner recently discovered, there's only so much that your best efforts can accomplish when somebody operates with the right combination of shamelessness and persistence.

Be advised that the video featured in this article contained explicit language.

As Turner said in a now-deleted Instagram story, she and husband Joe Jonas have been conscious to not post photos of their nine-and-a-half-month old daughter Willa anywhere on social media.

She said that the reason for this and for the couple's best efforts to avoid the paparazzi is that she does not want images of her daughter out in the world before she has any choice in the matter.

As she put it, "She is my daughter. She did not ask for this life, to be photographed."

Nonetheless, she discovered that on the day before she posted her message, someone did manage to snap photos of Turner and Willa.

As E! reported, these photos were found to be sold and published online.

In Turner's words, "It's [expletive] creepy that grown old men are taking pictures of a baby without their permission."

She said that this discovery left her feeling sickened and disgusted.

And so she made it clear that anyone who makes any further attempts to photograph Willa does not have her permission to do so.

As she said, "I'm respectfully asking everyone to stop following us around and stop trying to take pictures of our daughter and especially printing them."

Although the video is no longer on Turner's Instagram account, it has been uploaded on Twitter and can be seen here.

Of course, it's now up to paparazzi like the person who took that photo to actually heed these words and there's always at least someone who refuses to listen.

But at the same time, what more can parents like Turner do?

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