Hollywood star Cate Blanchett is obsessed with evading the paparazzi, because she fears their presence will damage her relationship with her sons.

The Oscar-winning actress is keen for four-year-old DASHIELL and one-year-old ROMAN to enjoy a normal childhood, and is desperate to stop her celebrity status affecting their social development.

She says, "They affect the chemistry of my interaction with the boys.

"You know where to go and where not to go."