It’s one thing to love a celebrity, showcase their photos on your walls, and go to meet and greets. It’s a whole other story when you frequent their home, truly believe they’re your soul mate and go to an extreme to make sure they notice you.
Some celebrities have been lucky enough to catch their stalkers before things got too crazy, and some have not. So remember, keep your fandom at a normal level because you don’t want to end up on a “crazy celebrity stalker” list. Trust, it’s not an accolade.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg didn’t like when a 31 year old man sent him flowers and a handwritten note….What would normally appear as nice actions, got the man nothing more than a restraining order.
There’s odd and then there’s just plain crazy. Livia Bistriceanu believed she was not only carrying Leonardo DiCaprio’s child, but that the acclaimed actor was the father of Jesus
Karen McNeil didn’t get the ring she was hoping for when she showed up at Justin Timberlake’s home. Instead she got a three year restraining order.
Late night king Conan O’Brien didn’t think his stalker was next to godly. His was sent notes from a Boston priest who was eventually arrested after trying to attend one of his shows
Kim Kardashian had to get serious when Dennis Shaun Bowman kept showing up at her appearances with his face painted as the Joker from Batman.
John Hickley became obsessed with Jodie Foster in 1976 after seeing her play a child prostitute in Taxi Driver. He went as far as to move near her when she went to Yale. In a drastic act to get her attention, Hickley fired 6 shots towards Ronald Reagan. He called the shots “the greatest love offering in the history of the world.” Thankfully this dude was arrested right there on site.
Olympic cutie Shawn Johnson was freaked out after a man showed up to a taping of Dancing with the Stars with a loaded gun and duct tape. Hope he’s not on his way to London this summer.
A few years ago when Miley Cyrus was only 16 and still leading a double life as Hannah Montana, 53 year old Mark McLeod had the idea in his head that he was secretly engaged to her.
In the case that continues to shock the world, Mark David Chapman took his celebrity obsession too far when he shot and killed Beatle John Lennon in 1980. He continues to be denied parole and is spending the remainder of his days in Attica State Prison.
David Cocordan was slapped with a restraining order after he called and texted Lindsay Lohan over a hundred times with the delusional idea that the two were in a relationship.