The Olympic gymnast and Dancing With the Stars champ was surely doing backflips after Robert Michael O'Ryan, the armed Florida man who made his way onto the DWTS studios in 2009 to get close to Johnson, was convicted of felony stalking and commercial burglary along with two misdemeanor counts of carrying a loaded firearm. O'Ryan had pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity and a competency hearing is scheduled for July 13.
The ESPN reporter turned Dancing With the Stars sensation found herself the victim of video voyeur Michael David Barrett, who was sentenced to two and a half years in federal prison for secretly recording a naked Andrews via self-made peepholes at various hotels around the country.
It's one thing to devote a website to a celeb, but Justin Massler decided to take things a little further with the Donald's little girl. The 27-year-old faces several charges—among them, stalking—after sending Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner, several harassing emails and threatening Twitter messages. No trial date is set yet, but in the meantime, Massler has been ordered to see a psychiatrist.
This one hits close to home. Chidi Uzomah Jr., who had been sentenced to 15 days in jail and three years' probation after attacking a Seacrest security guard, was arrested less than two months after that incident when he was spotted carrying a knife in the E! building where Seacrest works. Uzomah was subsequently sentenced to serve two years in state prison.
The runner-up on season three of American Idol was no doubt singing a happy tune when Tanya Maree Quattrocchi pleaded guilty to four counts of cyber stalking and was sentenced to 26 months behind bars. She confessed to hacking into DeGarmo's MySpace account and sending out emails pretending to be the singer.
Probation for one year, no contact with the supermodel for two years and enrollment in an antistalking course is what Brady Green was given for stalking the supermodel through notes, phone calls and visits to the Tyra Banks Show studios.
Thankfully, an actual crime scene investigation was avoided in this case. An Austrian court handed down a seven-month prison sentence—followed by a year in a mental institution—to Heidimarie Schnitzer, who wrote more than 100 letters to the CSI: Miami star threatening murder over an unreceived autograph.
Not guilty by reason of insanity was the ruling given in the case against Steven Richard Burky for violating a protection order after he showed up at the nursery school that the couple's children attend. Since the length of Burky's stay at the mental institution is still undetermined, the famous family obtained a restraining order for the next 10 years.
After taking the stand herself to testify, the Kill Bill star's stalker of more than two years was found guilty of stalking and harrassing the actress, sentenced to three years' probation and ordered to receive outpatient psychiatric treatment.
Long before her marital woes, the Oscar winner testified against Marcia Valentine, a woman who, in addition to stalking the actress, also attempted to run over Bullock's husband, Jesse James. Valentine received three years' probation after pleading guilty to the charges.
The Hot Tub Time Machine actor's stalker, Emily Leatherman, found herself in hot water when her obsession for the star led to her arrest near his Malibu home. Leatherman pleaded no contest and accepted the following deal: five years' probation, mandatory psychiatric counseling and avoiding Cusack's homes and businesses for the next 10 years.
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