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Selena Gomez Granted Restraining Order

Man threatened to kill the teen pop star

October 18, 2011 1:05 PM ET
Singer Selena Gomez
Singer Selena Gomez
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Selena Gomez has been granted a temporary restraining order from a man police say has threatened the singer and actress. Thomas Brodnicki, a man with a history of mental illness, will be required to stay 100 yards away from Gomez and her workplace until a second court hearing on November 4th where the order could be extended for three years.

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Court documents reveal that the 46-year-old Brodnicki claimed that he spoke with God about harming the teen pop star and traveled from Chicago to Los Angeles to meet her. Police were notified by mental health workers that Brodnicki had threatened to kill Gomez while on a psychiatric hold.

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