A u.s. judge has granted the pop singer Billie Eilish a restraining order against a man who travelled several times from his family home.
Prenell Rousseau, 24 years old, who lives in Long Island, New York, has appeared seven times in front of the house of Eilish in Los Angeles on 4 and 5 may, before being arrested and returned to New York, said a court. A restraining order has been provisionally granted, it is now extended to three years.
The order, issued by the superior court of the county of Los Angeles, preventing Rousseau from attempting to contact Eilish or his parents, or to approach within 100 yards (91 meters) of them.
Eilish, who is 18 years of age, listened to the hearing on Thursday – carried out under the restrictions of coronavirus – but has not taken the word. She said in court documents that she and her family were afraid of the “erratic behavior” of Rousseau, adding: “while we were waiting For security, Mr. Rousseau remained under our front porch, sat down and began to read a book, while continuing to engage in a monologue periodic. My father asked him several times to leave, but he refused. “Rousseau was eventually arrested for trespassing.
Eilish has become one of the stars of the pop the most prominent in the United States, at the head of the top albums in the United States and the United Kingdom with his album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? 2019. She became the second artist to win the four major categories Grammy awards for record, song and album of the year, and best new artist, in a single year.
Thursday also, Eilish was one of the more than 600 signatories of an open letter of the National Independent Venue Association to the u.s. Congress, warning that the concert halls are independent, were likely to close in the wake of the crisis of the sars coronavirus. Lady Gaga, Dave Grohl, Neil Young and Coldplay are among the other artists in calling for government aid to the scene. “The experience of live music is inextricably linked to the cultural fabric and economy of our nation,” says the letter.