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Sandra Bullock Found Stalker Outside Her Bedroom Door

She heard banging, found him in the hall

(Newser) - The story of the stalker arrested inside Sandra Bullock's home last month gets even scarier: TMZ got a copy of the search warrant for suspect Joshua Corbett's home (where police found seven guns, including assault rifles), and it details what happened. Bullock heard a loud banging around 1am,... More »

Alec Baldwin Stalker Found Guilty

Genevieve Sabourin sentenced to 6 months in jail

(Newser) - A Canadian actress has been convicted of stalking Alec Baldwin in New York City. A Manhattan judge issued the verdict today, finding Genevieve Sabourin guilty of stalking, attempted aggravated harassment, harassment, and attempted contempt of court. The judge sentenced Sabourin to six months in jail. That's on top of... More »

Alec Baldwin's Alleged Stalker Sent to Jail

Not for stalking, but for contempt of court

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin's accused stalker will be spending 30 days in jail ... not for the alleged stalking, but for angering the judge at the stalking trial. Things went a bit nuts in the courtroom yesterday , with Genevieve Sabourin yelling at a crying Baldwin as he testified. The judge threatened her... More »

Alec Baldwin Cries on Stand; Alleged Stalker Yells at Him

It's about as much craziness as you'd expect

(Newser) - Things got a little crazy in court today when Alec Baldwin testified against the woman accused of stalking him , with Baldwin crying and Genevieve Sabourin screaming at him. The waterworks came on while Baldwin was describing the time Sabourin allegedly came to his house on the day he proposed to... 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 »

Another Celeb Helps Save Life

Plus, a stalker: Mila Kunis had a very intense weekend

(Newser) - Yet another celebrity joins the hero ranks: Mila Kunis may have saved a man's life Saturday, sources tell TMZ . When a 50-year-old man who works in her home collapsed and started having a seizure, Kunis dashed over and turned his head to the side to make sure he... More »

Alec Baldwin and 7 Other Stalked Celebs

Genevieve Sabourin arrested at actor's home

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin met Canadian actress Genevieve Sabourin back in 2002 while filming The Adventures of Pluto Nash, on which she was working as a publicist, and apparently he made such an impression on her that she's been stalking him ever since. Sabourin, 40, was arrested yesterday at Baldwin's... More »

Police Catch Escaped Madonna Stalker

Robert Dewey Hoskins hadn't been seen since last Friday

(Newser) - The man who was convicted of stalking Madonna and threatening to slit her throat in the 1990s was apprehended today, after escaping a week ago from the Los Angeles mental health facility where he's been held since last year. Police told the AP that Robert Dewey Hoskins, 54, was... More »

Woman Called Ex 1,001 Times in 3 Months: Cops

And rammed his car, broke his window ... with a sword

(Newser) - Talk about the break-up from hell: After leather artist Peter Main, 62, parted ways with Toni Jo Silvey, 49, in 2009, she allegedly broke two of his windows with a tire iron and a third with a sword, rammed his parked car with hers and sent it through the garage... More »

Facebook App Creates 'Stalker' Who Slices You Up

German video gets creepy

(Newser) - Leave it to the Germans to come up with something fun. A new Facebook app by Notruf Deutschland creates a personalized video of three teen girl "stalkers" gushing about you. Thanks to personal details and photos you've plugged in, the three giggle over their computers about your astrological... More »

Zynga CEO's Stalker Also Snuck Into Google

Vera Svechina left behind angry letter, Russian-language book

(Newser) - The story just gets weirder. First, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus got a restraining order against amateur filmmaker/former Russian stripper Vera Svechina, who was reportedly stalking him. Now comes the news that Svechina also gained access to the inner offices of Google in March, leaving behind a Russian-language book and an... More »

FarmVille CEO Gets Restraining Order on Stalker

Former Russian stripper repeatedly visited his home

(Newser) - Another scary story under the category of tech entreprenuer stalkers : Zynga CEO Mark Pincus, head of the company that unleashed FarmVille and its offshoots on the world, had to get a restraining order last month against a female stalker, reports Business Insider . A judge agreed that Vera Svechina, described as... More »

7 Signs Your 'Friend' Is a Facebook Stalker

If he's always the first to comment on your status, you might be in trouble...

(Newser) - You know the signs of Facebook addiction and Facebook depression . Today's lesson: Facebook stalking. Specifically, how to tell if one of your so-called friends is, gasp!, actually stalking you. AllFacebook runs down the seven tell-tale signs:
  1. They occupy the No. 1 slot: AllFacebook calls this one a "dead giveaway.
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Stalker Caught in Madonna's Mansion

Man allegedly broke in while singer was out of town

(Newser) - London police have arrested a man they say broke into Madonna’s mansion while the Material Girl was in the US for her grandmother’s funeral. The pop star’s pad is protected with a state-of-the-art security system, but Grzegorz Matlok allegedly broke in this weekend by simply smashing... More »

'Breakup Notifier' App Keeps Tabs on Unavailable Friends

New app will alert you when your beloved becomes single

(Newser) - It's tough to keep tabs on all those Facebook friends—who has the time to constantly check the status of a bunch of currently-taken potential lovers, waiting to pounce as soon as you notice that “In a Relationship” has changed to “Single”? Well, thanks to programmer Dan... More »

Zuckerberg Gets Restraining Order Against Stalker

Man who begged for cash ordered to stay away from Facebook CEO

(Newser) - Mark Zuckerberg has obtained a restraining order against a man he says is stalking him both on Facebook and in real life. Pradeep Manukonda has been ordered to stay 300 yards away from Zuckerberg, his sister, and his girlfriend. Manukonda visited several Facebook offices attempting to ask Zuckerberg for money... More »

Palin Obtains Order Against Threatening Teen

'Bottom line is, he is crazy and could kill me'

(Newser) - Sarah Palin has been granted a restraining order against a Pennsylvania man who sent her a gun receipt and told her he was buying a one-way ticket to Alaska. Shawn Christy, 18, has been banned from contacting Palin and her family and has been ordered to stay at least a... More »

Erin Andrews Almost Cries Touting Stalker Law

'There is hope,' she says

(Newser) - Erin Andrews appeared on Capitol Hill today to speak out in favor of a new, tougher federal stalking law, and nearly came to tears in the process. “These stories are not easy to talk about,” said the ESPN reporter, flanked by members of Congress. “It's so funny.... More »

Facebook Boots 'Sex Addict'

But he slips back on posing as a woman

(Newser) - A self-described "sex addict" says he's been blocked from using Facebook after meeting some 300 of the 1,500 women he has bedded on the social networking site. Former British miner Clive Worth, 60, says he's been booted from the site 4 times. But Worth has slipped back onto... More »

The Law Won't Help Palin Get Rid of Author

He might be a creep, but that ain't illegal

(Newser) - Sarah Palin has called Joe McGinniss, the author who moved in next door, a “stalker,” so couldn't she just take out a restraining order on him? Nope, sorry. As Christopher Beam of Slate explains, a stalker is, according to Alaskan law, a person who “recklessly places another... More »

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