GTA 5 Strangers & Freaks - Paparazzo - The Meltdown

Paparazzo - The Meltdown is a Strangers & Freaks side mission in Grand Theft Auto V given by Beverly Felton, involving protagonist Franklin Clinton.

It's the 4° mission for Beverly Felton, after the Paparazzo - The Partnership mission.

Being a Franklin mission, this Strangers & Freaks mission is required for 100% completion of the game.

Paparazzo - The Meltdown - Mission Details:

Franklin chases Poppy Mitchell and photographs her while she is being arrested.

Beverly texts Franklin, telling him he's heard a few rumours on the celebrity grapevine, some real opportunities to get some money. 

Franklin heads to Downtown Vinewood and calls Beverly. He tells him that Poppy Mitchell has just been spotted in a high-speed chase with the police. She is apparently wasted. Beverly wants Franklin to go after them and see f he can get a shot of her getting busted. 

Franklin pursues Poppy, alongside the cops. The chase goes through various areas of Los Santos before Poppy crashes her car near the Los Santos Police Headquarters. 

She staggers out of her car and is apprehended by the police. Franklin takes a picture of the scene and sends it to Beverly. 

Gold Medal Objectives (100%)

The following are the Mission Objectives required to obtain the Gold Medal in the mission "Paparazzo - The Meltdown":

  • Thick of It: Stay close to Poppy throughout the chase
  • DUI Diva: Snap Poppy after she's been cuffed

Note: You can complete each Gold Medal requirement in multiple playthroughs of the mission. You don't need to obtain them all in one single playthrough.

Paparazzo - The Meltdown: Mission Objectives

  • Pursue Poppy.
  • Send Bevery a photo of Poppy.

Paparazzo - The Meltdown: Mission Info

Mission Type Strangers and Freaks
Mission Giver
Protagonist (Playable) Franklin ClintonFranklin Clinton
Location Downtown Vinewood
State / Area Los Santos
Required for 100% Yes
Notes Required for 100% completion of the game
Featuring Poppy MitchellPoppy Mitchell

Paparazzo - The Meltdown: Videos

PS3 / Xbox 360: Gold Medal Video Walkthrough

PC: Gold Medal Video Walkthrough

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