Actor Orlando Bloom was highly frustrated by the presence of the paparazzi as he shot his new movie ELIZABETHTOWN - because he was embarrassed about filming a dance scene in front of them.

The British heart-throb, who stars in the movie alongside Kirsten Dunst and Susan Sarandon, admits the constant presence of photographers and fans on the Kentucky set made shooting the scene tough.

He says, "There was this beautiful yellow bridge over an amazing river. There were a lot of people there because I guess they knew about the movie and were all expecting me. I had to do this scene where I had to dance - it's a moment where (my character) Drew lets go.

"You know when you dance and suddenly feel so liberated like you're releasing all these shackles that have been holding you? It was that moment. It was highly embarrassing because there were paparazzi and people there."