Hannigan ‘stalker’ gets restraining order

 / 14 Feb '13

London - 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 (13.02.13), which instructed John Hobbs, 43, to stay 100 yards away from her and her family, and stop posting about her online.

Alyson Hannigan with husband Alexis Denisof. File photo: Chris Pizzell. Credit: AP

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.

Alyson 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 John - who was allegedly recently released from a psychiatric hospital - is said to have claimed he wanted to rape and kill Alyson, 38.

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

John 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. - Bang Showbiz

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