Kemp deals with increased celebrity

Updated: February 25, 2010, 12:52 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Being Matt Kemp used to be a lot easier than it is now. But it wasn't nearly as much fun. The Dodgers center fielder, paparazzi target, soon-to-be GQ model and budding superstar gave his first interview of spring training on Wednesday. Reporters questioned him about his Gold Glove, his highly visible relationship with singer Rihanna and a couple of past legal skirmishes that came to light as a result of that relationship.

The guy who used to look like a deer in the headlights ...

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