Ryan Seacrest’s stalker pleads ‘no contest’March 10th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chidi Uzomah has stalked the American Idol host Ryan Seacrest, and now he has pleaded no contest to the felony. He had followed the well-known TV and radio personality many times. There were also instances when he came up to the American Idol host, armed with a knife. The court has also asked Chidi Uzomah to submit himself to a three-month psychiatric evaluation, at the Chino State Prison, which is located in California.
Chidi pleaded no contest to felony stalking, at a court hearing on the 9th of March 2010. He is actually employed as a Special Forces reserve for the US Army. He had already been charged 5 months earlier, over stalking Ryan Seacrest. He had been charged with one count of felony stalking, and two misdemeanor counts of violating a court order. He had violated a court order after the officials found him armed with a knife at the TV and the radio personality’s office in Los Angeles.
He is looking at serving up to 2 years locked up in prison, and the judge is in all probability going to issue a criminal order which will bar Chidi from making any contact with Ryan Seacrest for a decade at least. The judge might also ask him to stay away from the musical reality show host, for 10 years.
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