Billie Eilish granted three-year restraining order against man who turned up at her home seven times

Prenell Rousseau, from New York, repeatedly visited Eilish’s family home in LA, including one incident where he sat on their porch and read a book

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A judge has granted Billie Eilish an extended restraining order against a man who made repeated visits to her family’s home in Los Angeles.

Last month, 24-year-old Prenell Rousseau, from New York, was banned from attempting to contact Eilish or come within 100 yards of her or her parents.

He appeared at the 18-year-old’s family’s home seven times on 4 and 5 May before being arrested for trespassing, TMZ reports.

The first time he appeared at the house, he spoke to Eilish’s father via a surveillance camera and asked if she lived there.

After being told he had the wrong house, he returned later the same day, prompting the family to call their private security service.

“While we waited for security, Mr Rousseau remained on our porch, sat down and began to read a book, while also continuing to engage in a periodic monologue,” Eilish said in court documents.

“My father repeatedly asked him to leave, but he refused.”

The family was scared by Rousseau’s presence, partly because he was not wearing a face mask or gloves while repeatedly touching the doorknob and doorbell of their home.

Eilish’s lawyer had asked for a five-year restraining order; the judge granted three years after hearing that Rousseau had not attempted to visit Eilish since the two days in May.

The order prohibits him from harassing or coming near Eilish or her family, and could be extended at a later date if necessary, the judge said.

Rousseau was not at the hearing and he was not represented by a lawyer.

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