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    Jamie Foxx Slams the Door on Alleged Stalker

    Jamie Foxx, Steven Taliver Lester Cohen/Getty Images, Philadelphia Police Department

    For Jamie Foxx, it was Law Abiding Citizen by day and security guard by night.

    The Oscar winner got the better of an intruder in his Philadelphia hotel suite last month after the man tricked him into opening the door by posing as one of Beyoncé's producers.

    After realizing he didn't know the man, Foxx managed to keep him from fully entering the room and slammed the door.

    The suspect fled the scene, but the law ultimately caught up with him.

    Steven Taliver, 49, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of stalking and other charges after Foxx's security team noticed the very same man who allegedly tried to bust into the actor's room hanging around near the set of Foxx's next movie, Law Abiding Citizen, and called the cops.

    Philadelphia police confirmed to E! News Thursday that a trespassing incident did occur March 22 at the AKA Hotel in Rittenhouse Square, but would not divulge whether Foxx was the victim of an attempted burglary.

    "There was an arrest," a police spokesman said. "There was an incident. Someone was in an area they weren't supposed to be...inside the hotel."

    He denied that a physical confrontation occurred, but sources have told Philadelphia's CBS 3 that Taliver had tried to break into Foxx's room three times—March 22, 27 and 31—and on one of those occasions, Foxx forcibly removed the intruder from the room himself and slammed the door in his face.

    A rep for Foxx, who was busy Thursday promoting his latest film, The Soloist, refused to comment, citing the ongoing legal matter.

    "I can't really speak on it," Foxx told Extra at a press junket. "There was a little drama but they fixed it and worked it out. Thanks to the Philadelphia police department. We're good."

    In addition to stalking, Taliver was also charged with burglary, making criminal threats, false imprisonment and harassment.

    (Originally published April 2, 2009, at 3:40 p.m. PT)

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