Selena Gomez receives death threats
Los Angeles: Pop star and actress Selena Gomez has reportedly received death threats so serious that the LAPD’s Threat Management Unit has taken up the case.
According to court documents, the 19-year-old has obtained a restraining order against Thomas Brodnicki, 46, a man with a criminal history of stalking, who allegedly told his shrink he was going to kill Gomez, reported TMZ.
According to the declarations of Gomez and her lawyer, Brodnicki told the shrink he traveled from Chicago to LA to meet her, visited her workplace at least three times and has told people he had conversations with God about killing her.
Gomez said she is in “extreme fear,” believing he will carry out his death threat against her if he isn’t stopped.Gomez and her lawyer claim Brodnicki was picked up for mental evaluation last month after he allegedly threatened to “scratch people’s eyes out on the street.”
Brodnicki allegedly made the threats against Gomez during his mental evaluation.According to court documents, LAPD detectives are taking the threats “extremely seriously” because of Brodnicki’s history of mental illness and making criminal threats.
Earlier, Gomez had received death threats from jealous fans of teen sensation Justin Bieber when they went public with their relationship.