Tourists In Rome Get Into Physical Fight... Over Perfect Selfie Spot

Two women started out a steamy fight at the famous fountain in the Italian capital

A mass eight-person fight broke out at the Trevi Fountain after two women refused to give way for the ideal selfie.

A 19-year-old Dutch gal and a 44-year-old Italian-American took vanity to new heights Wednesday evening when they began bickering over a space in front of the Trevi Fountain as a sunset created prime lighting, according to the UK Guardian.

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Once they began to fight, their family members also joined in. Eight people were reportedly involved in the fight, which required four police officers to break up.

According to the Guardian, the fight happened at a time of day when the light from the sun makes the fountain a flawless backdrop.

Two police officers managed to quell the fight, but the truce lasted only a few minutes, and two more officers had to be called in to finally end it. However, charges have been filed against some of the individuals for violence and threats.

The Trevi Fountain, built in 1762, is a major attraction in the Italian capital and underwent a £1.4m renovation in 2015.

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