Rihanna Gets Permanent Restraining Order Against Stalker
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

rihannaRihanna’s request for a restraining order against a fan has been granted.

A court ordered that there must be at least 100 yards between the singer and a man arrested for attempting to break into her L.A. home.

The crazed fan, Steveland Barrow, 31, actually broke into a neighboring mansion, where he slept in a bed that he thought belonged to Rihanna. Though the singer was not home, nor in her neighbor’s home, her lawyer said she experienced, “substantial emotional distress and concern for her personal safety.”

The permanent restraining order lasts for three years.

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Gerren Keith Gaynor (@MrGerrenalist) is a freelance journalist based in New York City. He has been published in the New York Times, ESSENCE magazine, EBONY.com, New York Amsterdam News, Loop21.com and Newsone.com. Gaynor received his master degree in Journalism from Columbia University and his bachelor's in English from Morehouse College.


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