• All Share : 48589.69
    UP 2.48%
    Top40 - (Tradeable) : 43119.66
    UP 2.53%
    Financial 15 : 14261.39
    UP 2.08%
    Industrial 25 : 67325.2
    UP 1.97%
    Resource 10 : 26109.74
    UP 5.33%

  • ZAR/USD : 15.8636
    UP 0.44%
    ZAR/GBP : 22.9788
    UP 0.11%
    ZAR/EUR : 17.8493
    DOWN -0.76%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.1395
    DOWN -0.92%
    ZAR/AUD : 11.2486
    DOWN -0.23%

  • Gold US$/oz : 1237.6
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Platinum US$/oz : 955
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Silver US$/oz : 15.74
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Palladium US$/oz : 521
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Brent Crude : 30.8
    UNCHANGED0.00%

  • All data is delayed by 15 min. Data supplied by Profile Data
    Hover cursor over this ticker to pause.

Sun Feb 14 10:07:37 SAST 2016

Alyson Hannigan gets restraining order for stalker

Bang Showbiz | 14 February, 2013 14:08
Actress Alyson Hannigan, of CBS series "How I Met Your Mother", with her daughter. File photo

Alyson Hannigan has been granted a temporary restraining order against an alleged stalker.

The How I Met Your Mother actress' petition was agreed in a Los Angeles court yesterday, which instructed John Hobbs, 43, to stay 100 yards away from her and her family, and stop posting about her online.

The flame-haired star claims he has repeatedly threatened her and her husband Alexis Denisof as well as their two young daughters, Satyana, three, and nine-month-old Keeva.

Hannigan petitioned the courts after receiving a "barrage of threatening messages" and feeling "severe fear for my safety and the safety of my family".

New Hampshire resident Hobbs - who was allegedly recently released from a psychiatric hospital - is said to have claimed he wanted to rape and kill Hannigan, 38.

An officer who interviewed the obsessive fan wrote in the legal documents: "John seemed to be living in an alternate reality".

Hobbs admitted to police that he wanted to travel to California to meet the actress.

A hearing to extend the restraining order to cover the American Pie star and her family for a period of three years is scheduled for March 6 in Los Angeles.

SHARE YOUR OPINION

If you have an opinion you would like to share on this article, please send us an e-mail to the Times LIVE iLIVE team. In the mean time, click here to view the Times LIVE iLIVE section.