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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Star of "Speed" Says No Speed Involved In Altercation With Paparazzo

In court, Keanu Reeves (Speed, The Matrix) denied hitting photographer Alison Silva with his car in an incident in March 2007. He testified that he was moving very slowly and was avoiding Mr. Silva, who touched the hood of the car. Mr. Silva is suing Mr. Reeves for expenses and lost wages, claiming that the actor's car struck him, and that he suffered an injury to his wrist which interfered with his ability to work as usual. Read more here in a BBC story and here in a Daily Telegraph story.

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