Jeff Goldblum: Wins restraining order against harasser
LOS ANGELES -- A judge ordered a woman who has repeatedly tried to contact Jeff Goldblum for the past decade to stay away from the actor for the next three years.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Carol Boas Goodson issued the order against Linda Ransom after a contentious hearing in which the woman repeatedly raised her voice to the judge. Ransom claims she is trying to pursue a case against one of Goldblum’s employees, but Goodson told her that didn’t give her the right to repeatedly go to the actor’s home and try to meet him at public performances.
"Mr. Goldblum is being harassed because the legal system is negligently violating my rights," Ransom said.
"This harassment is going to stop," Goodson told Ransom. As she explained the terms of the order -- that Ransom must stay 100 yards away from Goldblum and his home, and refrain from contacting him for three years -- Ransom continued yelling.
"I must say you are acting irrationally in court," the judge said. "Mr. Goldblum does not want you near him."
Goldblum received a temporary restraining order in May after Ran som repeatedly went to the home of the "Jurassic Park" and "Indepen dence Day" star.
The actor wrote in his petition that Ransom has been harassing him for a decade. Police say she has told them that she will not stop trying to meet Goldblum unless a restraining order is in place.
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