Celebrity stalkers: The craziest stories
Sandra Bullock's stalking case could have come straight out of a movie! Bullock was forced to hide in her closet and call the police after realizing that a strange man had broken into her house! How crazy is that?
Mila Kunis was also a victim of stalking. Things got a little out of hand when her stalker was able to sneak into her apartment before being immediately apprehended by the police. Kunis filed for a restraining order shortly after and the stalker himself received six months probation.
This case is one for the history books! Gwyneth Paltrow was stalked for over 17 years! The man sent love letters and sex toys, in addition to stalking the movie star. The scandal reached its climax when her stalker threatened her with a scalpel. The 68-year-old man was put on trial and eventually found NOT guilty by a jury in 2016...
Keira Knightley was bombarded with letters and gifts back in 2012 by a young, slightly obsessed fan. After a while, Knightley began to feel threatened and her stalker was eventually sent to a psychiatric institute.
Brad Pitt was assaulted by one of this stalkers at a 2014 film premiere in Los Angeles. He struck Pitt directly in the face and was arrested soon after. His stalker was sentenced to 20 days of community service.
Halle Berry recieved numerous love letters from a 40-year-old man, one of which even had an engagement ring inside. According to the older gentleman, God told him he was destined to marry the award-winning actress. Thankfully, the police arrested her stalker.
In 2001, Britney Spears recieved numerous love letters from a stalker claiming he was 'following' the pop queen. Luckily, Spear's security team was able to stop the stalker from breaking into her villa. Strangely enough, one of the security guards was actually sued for emotional distress, as the stalker had felt threatened when the guard pointed a gun at him!
Rihanna was harassed by a slightly more dangerous stalker than the rest on our list. She attracted a 54-year-old stalker who threatened to rape her on multiple occasions. A judge declared him a serious threat and sent him to a psychiatric clinic.
Gomez's stalker claimed to have had numerous conversations with God, in which they discussed the best way to kill Selena Gomez. In the end, the man became so scared by these conversations that he filed a restraining order against Gomez, to stop himself hurting her.
In 2009, heartthrob Justin Timberlake had an extremely persistant stalker who stood in front of his house everyday, waiting for a chance to break in. Luckily, his security team was able to keep her at bay.
Back in 2016, police swarmed Taylor Swift's house after a stalker allegedley tried to break into her home. Thankfully, Swift wasn't harmed at all and her stalker was immediatley arrested.
Another crazy so-called "fan"! A stalker broke into Miley Cyrus's Villa armed with a sharp pair of scissors. Thankfully, her security team was able to apprehend the suspect. The stalker was mentally ill and wholeheartedly believed that the ex-Disney star was his wife. He was sentenced to 18 months in prison.
Being famous is not all glamour and parties, there are some dark sides, too. Some fans are so obsessed with their idols that they even try to break into their homes. Here are some of the craziest stalker stories ever!