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Celeb news ebbs and flows with wonder and horror, and that’s my intro into today’s terror-filled Dirt Bag: According to the Hollywood Reporter, on Thursday a man identified as Eduardo Leon was arrested inside Rihanna’s house, where he’d allegedly been for an entire day after disabling the alarm system. As we know from Taylor Swift’s living nightmare, stalkers gonna stalk stalk stalk stalk stalk, relentlessly terrorizing their victims online, at their homes, and in real life, and this is just the latest in a chilling anthology including stories about Lana Del Rey, Sandra Bullock, Kendall Jenner, Katy Perry, J. Lo, and Justin Bieber, to name a few. Lily Allen recently told the Guardian that she was so traumatized by a man who broke into her bedroom and pulled her blanket off of her while she was sleeping in 2016 that she “just stayed at home, for about two-and-a-half years.”

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TMZ reports that Rihanna’s stalker Leon explained to the police that he was there to have sex with her.

He allegedly broke into a separate home a few weeks ago, mistaking it for Rihanna’s. After the first break-in, he was charged with felony stalking.

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A woman identified as Meredith McLarty, undeterred by a criminal protective order, has reportedly been sending nonstop violent sexual messages to Dominic Monaghan, who played the Hobbit Meri from the Lord of the Rings and Charlie in Lost. According to TMZ, she allegedly sent 54 emails between October and November 2017, “some containing disturbing poems, partial nude photos, links to porn sites and ‘various sexually explicit messages.’” What the fuck:

I could show up in New Zealand tomorrow and you [sic] I could rip off your clothes and f**k the British out of you and you couldn’t use the restraining order against me because it’s in L.A. County, not New Zealand.

She was arrested in September after tweeting a death threat referencing Mark David Chapman, who assassinated John Lennon.

Here’s a little peak at the horror dating back to 2014:

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I have no idea how to interpret this, but TIME FOR A LEASH UPGRADE not does not bode well for a longterm relationship.

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The family of singer/songwriter Christina Grimmie, of YouTube and The Voice fame, has released a new song. Grimmie was shot and killed at an autograph signing by a stalker at age 22.

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BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOBS

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(Kendall wore a sheer dress.)


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Staff reporter, Gizmodo. wkimball @ gizmodo

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The Christina Grimmie killing at an autograph signing was fucking horrific. I remember her from The Voice and she was bubbly and cute and had good pipes (her “Wrecking Ball” audition is worth watching on YouTube). I believe her murderer waited in line and chatted with her briefly before he shot the shit out of her. Her brother tackled him but couldn’t save her. How’d you like to live with that? I guess that’s why I don’t get this site’s lighthearted “hahaha Taylor has got a stalker” coverage. I don’t care for TS’s music or about her love life and of course joking about that stuff can be funny but NOTHING about being menaced by an unstable person is funny.