A judge has ordered a French man to stay away from Kirsten Dunst and not attempt to contact the actress for at least the next three years.
Superior Court Judge Carol Boas Goodson issued the order against Jean Christophe Prudhon, of Dijon, France, after a hearing in Los Angeles.
The Melancholia star did not attend the proceedings but wrote in a sworn declaration that she is frightened of Prudhon after he recently tried to reach her at her mother's home.
In letters filed with the court, Prudhon wrote that he sold his home in France so he could travel to meet the star, even though she has not responded to more than 50 missives he has sent.
The order against Prudhon also protects Dunst's mother.