Lights flash in the dark. There is a deep, thunderous rumble. Insults rain down. The media storm has hit.
She covers her face and hurries to the cab. The driver hits some of paparazzi with the door as he opens it for her. He speeds away before she has fastened her seat belt. He is used to this, this is LA.
He sees her trying not to cry and feels a twist of sympathy. It’s easy for a person to get lost inside controversy.
He wonders if the man she slept with is getting the same treatment. He doubts it.