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Court order for Bullock's stalker
Sandra Bullock
Bullock, who starred in Speed and 28 Days, married James in 2005
A three-year restraining order has been obtained by actress Sandra Bullock against a woman who stalked her.

The star told a court in California that Marcia Diana Valentine tried to run down her husband and left "weird signs" and animal fur at her home.

It was a "clear and convincing" case of stalking, Orange County Superior Court Judge Thomas Borris decided.

He banned Valentine from coming into contact with Bullock or her husband Jesse James, or James's three children.

Valentine, 45, was arrested in April on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.

Marcia Diana Valentine
Valentine must stay 500 yards (460 metres) from Bullock or James
It was alleged that she had tried to run over James - who presents the US TV show Monster Garage - in front of the couple's house in Sunset Beach.

She had also been found on several occasions lying beside a garage door, yelling obscenities at James, Bullock's lawyer claimed.

Prosecutors have yet to decide whether to press charges but may do so at Valentine's next scheduled court appearance on 22 May.

Valentine did not attend the hearing at which the restraining order was imposed.


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