A Los Angeles decide granted Billie Eilish a temporary restraining order against a man who’s accused of harassing the pop star exterior her household’s residence and sending a letter containing a death risk.
The Grammy-winning singer, 19, alleges the man, John Matthews Hearle, 23, has camped exterior a faculty throughout the road from her home, based on courtroom paperwork obtained by NBC News. Eilish stated that Hearle has continuously watched her enter and exit her residence whereas saying indiscernible issues in a “low and disturbing voice,” the courtroom doc stated.
“I no longer feel safe going outside my home and enjoying basic physical exercise in my neighborhood, as he could attempt to approach and hurt me,” Eilish stated in her request for the protecting order. “Every time I see him I just want to scream.”
According to Eilish’s assertion, Hearle continuously made disconcerting gestures to return towards him. At one level, Hearle made a “throat slitting gesture” whereas Eilish was backing her automobile into the driveway, Eilish stated, based on the doc.
In one other incident, Hearle allegedly despatched a letter to Eilish, writing: “You can’t get what you want, unless what you want is to die for me.”
“You will die. What are you dying for?” the letter stated.
This isn’t the primary time the Grammy-winning artist has sought a restraining order.
In May, the teenager acquired a temporary restraining order against Prenell Rousseau, a 24-year-old man who allegedly confirmed up at her mother and father’ residence seven occasions, TMZ reported.
A Los Angeles decide prolonged the restraining order to a few years throughout a courtroom listening to a month later, NBC affiliate WVIR reported.
Eilish was catapulted into worldwide success after releasing her debut album, “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?,” to critical acclaim. Last year, the singer sweeped the Grammys in a historic win, including album of the year, song of the year, and best new artist.
The court ordered Hearle to stay away from Eilish, her family members and their property in Los Angeles. The restraining order expires March 4, the same day a hearing is scheduled in the matter.