Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas Involved in Paparazzi Scuffle: Report

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones

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updated 02/25/2011 AT 11:00 AM ET

originally published 02/25/2011 AT 2:05 PM ET

First she met with Prince Charles. Later, she met with the paparazzi.

On Thursday, Catherine Zeta-Jones was named Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), the third-highest rank in the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. But hours after the ceremony, the Welsh-born actress, 41, and husband Michael Douglas were confronted by paparazzi outside their London hotel, reports Entertainment Tonight, and the altercation was caught on video.

Zeta-Jones was allegedly hit in the face by an aggressive paparazzo, and she screamed out, “I want a police officer right now. He punched me,” according to ET. While she reportedly shoved the paparazzo out of the way, Douglas intervened.


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