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OK, this definitely isn't the best way to impress the mother of the girl of your dreams.

The obsessed Ashanti fan who tried to get her attention by texting lewd messages and pictures of male private parts to the singer's mom, Tina Douglas, has been sentenced to two years in jail for his antics.

"My intent was not to harm," Devar Hurd, who was convicted of stalking and aggravated harassment in December, told the judge at Thursday's sentencing hearing in New York. "I always wish the best for [Ashanti]."

Which in this case would be to forget this ever happened.

"We're really so glad to have this behind us, and we feel justice has been served," Douglas said through a spokeswoman.

Since being convicted, Hurd has been diagnosed with a delusional disorder, which apparently prompted his increasingly disturbed fantasies about living with Ashanti, his entreaty to stay at Douglas' home and the career advice he offered to the "What's Luv?" singer.

The judge recommended that Hurd, who's been in jail since his arrest last July, receive psychiatric treatment while behind bars.

Hurd's attorney was unable to broker a deal for probation with mental-health counseling because his client had no permanent residence in New York.


Ashanti didn't attend the sentencing hearing, but here are some of the other celebs who have been in and out of court recently.

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