Ariana Grande gets restraining order against stalker, here are other times her fans got too close for comfort
The obsessive fan was arrested on her property two months ago
Ariana Grande has got a restraining order against the obsessive fan who was arrested on her property two months ago. This restraining order is active for the next five years and the same was signed off by the judge to include Ariana and her mother Joan.
The order will last till May 5, 2025. Under the order, the obsessive fan, Fidel Henriquez, is not allowed to come within 100 yards of Joan's home, her vehicles, Joan herself and of course, 'Thank you, Next' singer Ariana, according to TMZ.
Henriquez is also not allowed to harass, threaten, intimidate or contact Ariana or her mother in any other fashion. The order covers everything including written correspondence to phone calls as well as any form of electronic messages, including texts and social media DMs.
Henriquez was arrested in March after he sneaked into Grande's residence by using a delivery truck as a cover. He went through Grande's garbage and finally knocked on Joan's front door with a love letter for Ariana and that is why the officials were called in. He was arrested on charges of battery and trespassing and that is after Henriquez spit on the responding officer's face.
This is not the first time Ariana has struggled with an obsessive fan or a crazy stalker. In fact, in 2016, another of Ariana's obsessed fans was found guilty of harassing the singer by sending her gifts and professing his undying love — all of which were unwanted. Timothy J Normandin, a 31-year-old Lowell man, was placed on probation for three years. This was after he pleaded guilty to criminal harassment for his obsession with Ariana.
The prosecutor on the case, Matthew Bailey, had said that Normandin’s behavior escalated from being a fan to a fanatic in 2014. This was when he used all means available such as text messages, social media, postal service and even traveled to New York and Connecticut to try to talk to Ariana.
Normandin has done some strange things to profess his love for Ariana. Even today, he is infamously known for sending Ariana a 42-pound pumpkin. One time, he also showed up at her record label in a Santa suit. He got arrested at Ariana's show in Connecticut.