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    Marion Cotillard Harasser Cops to Making Threats, Gets Probation for Sending Creepy Video Messages

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    Marion Cotillard can rest a little easier.

    A woman accused of harassing the Oscar winner has been sentenced by a New York federal court to probation and mental-health treatment after pleading guilty to transmission of threats to injure.

    Teresa Yuan, who was sentenced May 17, copped in September to sending creepy emails and videos to a Cotillard fan site, including some that suggested she was contemplating violence against the the Rust and Bone star.

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    The case was first handed over to the FBI in April 2011 after it was determined that Yuan had sent the videos across state lines. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, authorities obtained copies of the threats and learned that, on some occasions, Yuan would send more than 100 email and video messages in one day.

    On July 20, 2011, per court documents, Yuan sent a video of herself saying, "I can be very calm, respectful and kind, but then you push me too far or you back me in a corner and this is how I feel."

    She then sent a string of video messages on July 23, 2011, the FBI stated, apparently asking Cotillard in one if she wanted to "play Russian Roulette."

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    "If you weren't willing and you had no choice, I'd say ‘yeah that's pretty unfair," Yuan said, per court records. "But would you still like it that at least there's one bullet in this piston? You have only one out of six chances of being shot. You have five out of six chances of living."

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    Yuan was arraigned on Aug. 4, 2011, and released on a $50,000 under the condition that she would undergo a mental health evaluation. She continued to search for Cotillard online and engage in other behavior that was prohibited by the court even while on pretrial supervision, authorities said.

    She was finally sentenced on May 17 to five years' supervised probation and mental-health treatment and ordered to stay away from Cotillard.

    —Reporting by Claudia Rosenbaum

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