Alyson Hannigan Gets Death Threats, Restraining Order

    February 14, 2013
    Amanda Crum

Alyson Hannigan, who rose to fame on the immensely popular Joss Whedon show “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” and now stars on “How I Met Your Mother”, recently obtained a restraining order after a fan began posting death threats against her and her husband, Alexis Denisof, on Facebook. Some of the posts allegedly threaten rape, as well.

“I am in severe fear for my safety and the safety of my family,” she wrote in her petition.

The mother of two claims that the man behind the threats, John Hobbs, is “mentally unstable” and was recently discharged from a mental hospital. As of now, he is not permitted to be within 100 yards of the actress or her family. Hobbs’ Facebook posts were included in the petition.

“With that said, in 2013 I still can marry you tomorrow. I can kill you tomorrow too. Cause I simply like and love you as you live life. Aly…It doesn’t end. Even after death,” read a post from early January.

Later that month he wrote, “Aly, many years ago I said we were ‘Soulmates’ Well, the only way you are going to see that now is by talking in person” and “Going to the casinos and a trip to Ca this year, so Alexis, I guess this means you better watch your wife, a little bit more than normal.”


Amanda Crum
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