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Man Claims Father-in-Law Has Terrorized Him With a Toupee

Yes, that headline means what you think

(Newser) - A New York City man who says he has a fear of the Tasmanian Devil claims his father-in-law repeatedly scared him with a toupee that looks like the cartoon character. The New York Post reports Yunes Doleh was arrested in November for violating a restraining order filed by his son-in-law,... More »

Things Get Nasty Between Ex-Hills Star, Husband

Abusive incident alleged in Audrina Patridge court documents

(Newser) - Audrina Patridge, a former star of MTV's The Hills, has filed for divorce from her husband of less than a year and been granted a temporary restraining order against him, reports TMZ . Patridge—who wed Australian BMX rider Corey Bohan last November, five months after giving birth to the... More »

Blac Chyna Secures Temporary Restraining Order

It's in place until Aug. 8 hearing

(Newser) - A court commissioner on Monday issued a temporary restraining order against Rob Kardashian in response to the reality television star's posting of explicit images of ex-fiancee Blac Chyna on social media last week. The order will remain in effect until an Aug. 8 hearing; Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner... More »

Katherine Jackson: Nephew Abused Me for Years

She gets temporary restraining order against her longtime driver

(Newser) - Katherine Jackson says her "abusive con-man" of a nephew has been manipulating her for years, and this week a judge granted her a temporary restraining order against him. In her court filing, Jackson says Trent Lamar Jackson, whom TMZ describes as Jackson's "six-figure driver," took over... More »

Accused Squatter Files Restraining Order Against Homeowner

California woman has apparently done this before

(Newser) - A California homeowner says a squatter has not only taken over her Fair Oaks home but has filed a restraining order against her, Fox40 reports. Sandra Forbes says the woman moved in about two months ago without meeting her or getting permission. And while the alleged interloper produced a lease... More »

John Cusack Wins Restraining Order Against Stalker

Who allegedly wants to curse his nether regions

(Newser) - John Cusack has won a restraining order against a pretty creepy-sounding stalker, TMZ reports. The actor says Marieretno Subali tracks his whereabouts via social media, has showed up at his home multiple times, and has emailed his family members—including one email in which she allegedly threatened to cast a... More »

Reporter Gets Restraining Order After Guy's Shooting Motion

Incident happened days after on-air shootings

(Newser) - A Virginia reporter was granted a restraining order yesterday after a disturbing incident days after another local reporter and cameraman were shot dead on-air . Those victims worked for WDBJ; Duke Carter works for WSLS. Carter was working on a story about a fundraiser for WDBJ shooting survivor Vicki Gardner on... More »

Wife of Theater Shooter Got Protective Order

Filing shows she moved all weapons from their marital residence

(Newser) - The wife of Louisiana shooter John Russel Houser sought a protective order against him in 2008 after he "exhibited extreme erratic behavior" and "made ominous as well as disturbing statements," according to court documents cited by the AP . The filing for the order, which was at least... More »

Dad Who Leapt Off Bridge With Baby Sent Mom Chilling Texts

'He's dead ... And soon I will be too'

(Newser) - The body of 7-month-old Aaden Moreno was found Tuesday night in the Connecticut River, and 21-year-old Tony Moreno, his father, has been charged in his murder after confessing to tossing him off a bridge , the AP reports. Before jumping into the water himself, Moreno made what he thought was a... More »

Neighbor: Charlo Greene Smoked Pot Incessantly

So much second-hand that his kid got sick

(Newser) - Charlo Greene made no secret of her affection for pot when she quit her job in a blaze of profanity in order to campaign for legalization, but a neighbor tells TMZ that Greene was so industrious in her toking that his 4-year-old daughter, and we quote, "became violently sick... More »

Modern Family Star: Ex Abused Me for Years

Sarah Hyland gets restraining order against Matthew Prokop

(Newser) - Modern Family star Sarah Hyland says her ex-boyfriend abused her for the last four years of their five-year relationship and after they broke up, and now she's gotten a temporary restraining order against Matthew Prokop. In court documents obtained by TMZ , Hyland, 23, says Prokop, 24—who himself once... More »

Teen Who Sued Parents Files Restraining Order

Rachel Canning accuses Lucas Kitzmiller of choking her during fight

(Newser) - Remember Rachel Canning ? Yup, the teen who sued her parents for college tuition is back in the news, this time for handing her beau a temporary restraining order. Canning accuses 18-year-old Lucas Kitzmiller—the guy her parents wanted out of the picture in the first place—of choking her... More »

Dad Seeks Restraining Order Against Son's Bully

But school is balking for now

(Newser) - A father in northern California who says his 9-year-old son was bullied at school has taken a dramatic step to protect him: Stephen Feuder has filed for a restraining order against the alleged bully. One hitch: The school district has refused to release the boy's name and address to... More »

Dead Yale Prof Linked to Escort Services

Sam See had a presence on at least 4 escort sites

(Newser) - A Yale professor who was arrested last weekend and died in his jail cell apparently led a secret life on at least four male escort websites, the New Haven Register reports. Samuel See, 34—who was considered a gifted English prof at Yale—had his phone number listed on all... More »

Camille Grammer Gets Restraining Order Against Ex

She says Dimitri Charalambopoulos beat her

(Newser) - More drama for Camille Grammer. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star claims her boyfriend of two years terrorized and beat her in a hotel earlier this month—and she just got a restraining order against him. Camille reportedly said in her declaration that she was with Dimitri Charalambopoulos in... More »

MIA Hit By Restraining Order After Twitter Meltdown

Benjamin Bronfman doesn't want her taking son to London

(Newser) - Things have gotten pretty ugly between rapper MIA and her babydaddy and ex-fiance Benjamin Bronfman: After MIA allegedly threatened to take son Ikhyd to London, Bronfman got a temporary restraining order to make sure she can't, sources tell the New York Post . All three are currently living in Brooklyn,... More »

Texas Teen Sues Parents to Avoid Abortion

Girl claims parents trying to force her to end pregnancy

(Newser) - A pregnant 16-year-old in Texas has won a temporary restraining order after taking her parents to court to stop them from forcing her to get an abortion, reports Fox News . The unnamed girl, identified only as REK, claims in her lawsuit that her father said "the decision was his,... More »

Sheryl Crow: Fan Wants to 'Shoot Me'

Singer seeks restraining order against Phillip Sparks

(Newser) - Having a disturbed weirdo stalk you on Facebook is one thing—but an outright murder threat is another. Sheryl Crow has filed a restraining order request against Phillip Gordon Sparks, 45, who she says walked into the Screen Actors Guild and told an employee he would "just shoot" Crow,... More »

Latest Person to Want Mel Restrained: His Stepmom

Teddy Joye Hicks Gibson says actor has screamed at her many times

(Newser) - Mel Gibson can't even get along with his own family, according to legal documents obtained by TMZ . Teddy Joye Hicks Gibson, the actor's 78-year-old stepmother who married his father in 2001, recently filed for a restraining order against Mel, claiming he has screamed at her numerous times—once... More »

Ex: Rodman Attacked Me Then ... Took Me to Breakfast

Then proceeded to do 4-6 shots of Jager, allegedly

(Newser) - TMZ has a bizarre tale today from Dennis Rodman's ex-wife, Michelle: She claims the former NBA star came to her home, wasted, at 2:30am on May 28; attacked her; then—and this is where it gets really weird—came back a few hours later, still drunk, and... More »

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