Taylor Swift and her super posse of gal pals were the targets of one persistent and perturbing Internet troll in May 2016. The female celebrities received death threats that ignited an online discussion about the access people have to A-listers and how far some go to establish contact with their favorite stars.
Stalking isn’t a new phenomenon and has long been regarded as stardom’s no. 1 downside. To see just how many familiar faces have been pursued by frightening fans, we flipped through the history books to compile a list of celebrities and their infamous stalkers who’ve been found guilty of crimes such as trespassing, harassment and in the most tragic of cases, murder.
Lock your doors, keep your backs to the wall and proceed with caution. ~Matthew Pariselli and Shelby Morton