Media frenzy at Pistorius trial

The televised trial of Oscar Pistorius is causing a media circus in South Africa. Pistorius is being tried for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar Pistorius Is Tried For The Murder Of His Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 07: Oscar Pistorius is surrounded by police and media as he leaves North Gauteng High Court after the fifth day of his trial on March 7, 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa. Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, aged 27, is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius denies the allegation claiming he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder inside their home on Valentines Day 2013. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius leaves court in Pretoria

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius leaves court after the fifth day of his trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, March 7, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings(SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS CRIME LAW)

Oscar Pistorius Is Tried For The Murder Of His Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 06: Television crews wait for the arrival of Oscar Pistorius to North Gauteng High Court for the fourth day of his trial on March 6, 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa. Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, aged 27, is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius denies the allegation claiming he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder inside their home on Valentines Day 2013. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius arrives at court ahead of the fourth day of his trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius (R) arrives at court ahead of the fourth day of his trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, March 6, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS CRIME LAW)

Oscar Pistorius, second left, leaves the high court after the fourth day of his trial in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, March 6, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the pre-dawn hours of Valentine's Day 2013. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)

Carl Pistorius, at center in blue suit, the brother of Oscar Pistorius is escorted by police as he arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, March 3, 2014. Oscar Pistorius is charged with murder with premeditation in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the pre-dawn hours of Valentine's Day 2013. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)

Oscar Pistorius Is Tried For The Murder Of His Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 05: Members of the media climb a fence to see Oscar Pistorius leave North Gauteng High Court at the end of the third day of his trial on March 5, 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa. Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, aged 27, is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius denies the allegation claiming he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder inside their home on Valentines Day 2013. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Oscar Pistorius Is Tried For The Murder Of His Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 04: Oscar Pistorius (C) leaves North Gauteng High Court amid a media scrum after the second day of his trial accused of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on March 4, 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa. Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, aged 27, is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius denies the allegation claiming he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder inside their home on Valentine's Day 2013. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Photos of the day - March 3, 2014

Police try to hold back the media as Carl Pistorius (L) the brother of Oscar Pistorius, arrives at North Gauteng High Court on March 3, 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa. Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, aged 27, is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius denies the allegation claiming he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder inside their home on Valentines Day 2013. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Oscar Pistorius Is Tried For The Murder Of His Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 03: Media and locals swarm around the car carrying Oscar Pistorius as he leaves North Gauteng High Court at the end of the first day of his trial accused of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on March 3, 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa. Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, aged 27, is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius denies the allegation claiming he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder inside their home on Valentines Day 2013. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Oscar Pistorius, back to camera center rear, before he climbs into a car to leave the high court after the third day of his trial in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the pre-dawn hours of Valentine's Day 2013. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)

Oscar Pistorius Is Tried For The Murder Of His Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 05: Oscar Pistorius is pursued by media as he leaves North Gauteng High Court during a break on the third day of his trial accused of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on March 5, 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa. Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, aged 27, is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius denies the allegation claiming he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder inside their home on Valentines Day 2013. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Oscar Pistorius's uncle Arnold Pistorius, center, surrounded by media and members of the public as he leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Oscar Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

People run after the car that is transporting Oscar Pistorius from the high court after the first day of his trial in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, March 3, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder with premeditation in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the pre-dawn hours of Valentine's Day 2013. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)

People run after the car that is transporting Oscar Pistorius from the high court after the first day of his trial in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, March 3, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder with premeditation in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the pre-dawn hours of Valentine's Day 2013. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)

Media photograph Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius as he leaves after his trial at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria

Members of the media photograph Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius (2nd L) as he leaves after his trial at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria March 4, 2014. Pistorius is on trial for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his suburban Pretoria home on Valentine's Day last year. He says he mistook her for an intruder. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS CRIME LAW)

Media photograph Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius as he leaves after his trial at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria

Members of the media photograph Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius (C) as he leaves after his trial at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria March 4, 2014. Pistorius is on trial for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his suburban Pretoria home on Valentine's Day last year. He says he mistook her for an intruder. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: CRIME LAW MEDIA SPORT ATHLETICS)

Media wait to photograph Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius as he leaves after his trial at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria

Members of the media wait to photograph Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius (L) as he leaves after his trial at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria March 4, 2014. Pistorius is on trial for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his suburban Pretoria home on Valentine's Day last year. He says he mistook her for an intruder. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: CRIME LAW SPORT ATHLETICS)

Media photograph Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius as he leaves after his trial at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria

Members of the media photograph Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius (C) as he leaves after his trial at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria March 4, 2014. Pistorius is on trial for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his suburban Pretoria home on Valentine's Day last year. He says he mistook her for an intruder. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: CRIME LAW MEDIA SPORT ATHLETICS)

Members of the public and members of the media cover the second day of the Oscar Pistorius trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Kim Ludbrook, Pool)

Oscar Pistorius Is Tried For The Murder Of His Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 05: Oscar Pistorius (C) leaves North Gauteng High Court at the end of the third day of his trial accused of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on March 5, 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa. Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, aged 27, is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius denies the allegation claiming he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder inside their home on Valentines Day 2013. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Oscar Pistorius Is Tried For The Murder Of His Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 05: Oscar Pistorius leaves North Gauteng High Court at the end of the third day of his trial accused of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on March 5, 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa. Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, aged 27, is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius denies the allegation claiming he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder inside their home on Valentines Day 2013. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Oscar Pistorius, center, is escorted outside court during a recess on the third day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Antoine de Ras) SOUTH AFRICA OUT

Oscar Pistorius, back center, is mobbed by media as he is escorted by police outside court during a recess on the third day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Antoine de Ras) SOUTH AFRICA OUT

Oscar Pistorius is escorted outside court during a recess on the third day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Antoine de Ras) SOUTH AFRICA OUT

Television journalists await the arrival of Oscar Pistorius outside the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

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