Even Ron Burgundy Wouldn’t Approve

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It’s been a tough summer for celebrity stalkers. Larry Mendte, former anchor of the CBS evening news out of Philadelphia, pled guilty on Friday to illegally hacking into co-anchor and all-around hot mess Alycia Lane’s email accounts over the course of two years. Mendte, a former host of “Access Hollywood,” anchored the evening news with Lane for four years until …

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Shaquille O’Neal: Stalking for Dummies

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Oh, Shaq, didn’t your lawyers teach you never to put certain things in writing? Like threatening emails to the ex-girlfriend you’re stalking? According to reports out of Atlanta, a judge has granted Alexis Miller, a 23-year-old wannabe hip-hop artist who goes by “MaryJane,” a restraining order against Shaquille O’Neal after reviewing the singer’s allegations that he stalked her, threatened her …

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Lorne Michaels' Stalker: Funny or Die

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A New York criminal court has upheld a stalking charge against a man who contacted Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels on several occasions to discuss the show’s alleged use of the man’s “personal thoughts” and “sense of humor” without permission. Court documents report that the stalker, Evans Pidhajecky, “appear[ed] at the producer’s home twice in December 2007, had ‘no …

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