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John Mayer gets restraining order against ‘stalker who made death threats’

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has taken out a restraining order against an alleged stalker (Picture: Getty)

John Mayer has been granted a short lived restraining order against a person who reportedly made anti-Semitic death threats against him.

The Gravity singer took out the order against Ryan Jeremy Knight, 39, who it appears started harassing him in March and grew extra competitive in April.

Knight began stalking John ahead of making violent threats to his staff on social media, in keeping with court docket filings.

John – whose father is Jewish – claimed Knight stated to him: ‘I’ve put many a Jew within the medical institution.’

Other messages Knight allegedly despatched come with: ‘You step from me again and I will kill you,’ ‘All ya had to do was be my pal’, ‘I’m in all places like god,’ and ‘PS watch your back.’

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The 41-year-old singer claimed that Ryan Jeremy Knight despatched him chilling death threats (Picture: Getty)

John claimed Knight has an ‘apparent obsession’ with him, reportedly telling the singer, ‘F**k you for all that you do ya narcissist,’ ‘You ain’t s***,’ and ‘I will beat you and your whole crew at the same d**n time.’

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He additionally allegedly referred to infamous murderers like Ted Bundy and John Lennon’s killer Mark David Chapman.

Knight, who is from North Carolina, was once arrested final March for legal stalking and in June 2017 for misdemeanor stalking, in keeping with the Mecklenburg County Sheriff.

He confirmed up at John’s live performance in North Carolina on June 28 and was once escorted away by way of the 41-year-old singer’s safety, court docket paperwork claimed.

John determined to pursue prison motion as a result of Knight’s threats have brought about him to ‘suffer substantial emotional duress’ and left him in concern of his lifestyles.

A pass judgement on ordered the fan to stick 100 toes clear of Mayer and his house, whilst a follow-up court docket listening to on August 27 will resolve if the order is made everlasting.

Grammy-winner John, who is principally primarily based in Los Angeles, is lately on a world excursion and carried out in Chicago on Thursday.

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