Today In “Creepy People Stalking Pop Stars” News

noah | August 6, 2009 1:00 pm

As the media truism dictates, three’s a trend: • A Detroit man has been charged with threatening to kill Beyoncé Knowles and Jay-Z—as well as football player Jerome “The Bus” Bettis—via “dozens of threatening letters.” Leon Desmond Barrett, who allegedly sent the letters between 2006 and this year, countered the charges by saying that he had legitimate beef with The Bus; a Federal judge has ordered a psych exam for him. [Detroit News] • A Georgia man has been charged with criminal attempted stalking of Hannah Montana star Miley Cyrus—currently filming a movie in Savannah, Ga.—for the second time in the past month. Mark McLeod has claimed that Cyrus has been sending him coded messages through her TV show and press photos. [Savannah Morning News] • In a sign that the world’s supply of paparazzi-worthy celebrities is running dangerously low, TMZ’s cameras decided to follow former Diddy protege Ma$e around New York City. Apparently he is about to restart his rap career! Get excited! [Miss Info]