This is so scary!
Benedict Cumberbatch has been the target of a creepy stalker, showing up at the star’s home and leaving red ribbons and clues tied to his car and home signifying presence.
Maybe it’s a mystery that the TV version of Sherlock would like to solve, but as for the real actor behind the character, sources reveal that Cumberbatch cares not for this unsettling game:
“Benedict is used to people mobbing him wherever he goes and he’s a good sport about it. But this individual has taken things to the next level and there was no option but to pursue official action. Turning up at professional events is one thing, but arriving uninvited at the family home is quite another. It might be that she thinks it’s ├é┬¡harmless, but it does feel a bit sinister. Leaving red ribbons is obviously a bit of a game, but it does feel quite dark.”
Cumberbatch, who lives in the north of London with his baby son and wife Sophie, is obviously worried — and he’s called the police so that they know what’s been happening.
The woman — who police tracked down — was issued what’s called a Police Information Notice over the harassment, which mens she is now forbidden from contacting Cumberbatch at his home or anywhere else.
Creepy — and not in a good way!!
Here’s hoping the police do what they need to do, and Cumberbatch and his family remain safe.
[Image via Lia Toby/WENN.]