Former boy band star in trouble for assaulting female photographer

98 Degrees
Nick Lachey, top, with his 98 Degrees boy bandmates (Image credit:

Ex-boy band member Nick Lachey has been ordered to attend anger management classes, as well as Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, after an aggressive altercation that occurred a year ago with a female press photographer outside a steak house. 

Celebrity photographer Jody Santos, who has been in the paparazzi business for over 18 years, was simply snapping photos from her car in Beverly Hills when she was accosted and verbally abused by Lachey, who also attempted to snatch her phone. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.