I'd give anything to be able to do that."Christina's close friend, singer Bria Kelly, will never get that chance."There were several panicked 911 calls," said Lead Detective Michael Moreschi of the Orlando Police Department.He says there was mass chaos with blood everywhere when first responders got to the scene."The Grimmie case is very reminiscent of the Rebecca Schaeffer tragedy.Here we have another rising star who is not yet aware of the menaces that were within her fan base," said Mohandie."Everyone had been freaking out that Christina was on … Because they thought that she was already famous," Kelly explained. But as Christina was taking off, a young man in Florida, Kevin Loibl, was becoming obsessed. "That included getting hair plugs, having Lasik eye surgery -- losing weight. There was a co-starring role in a movie, "The Matchbreaker," high-profile tours, and an album in the works." I was, like, the one person who didn't know who she was [laughs] so she just says, 'Dude, shut up. Her world was in bloom."She had so much more left to give. In search of answers, the detective made a trip to St. "There was one window, and it was covered in aluminum foil.In 2014, the actress faced her scariest role as a real-life stalking victim. Kris Monhadie says, if you think you are being stalked, you should avoid all contact, enhance security and inform key people in your life. "Ignoring a stalker can be dangerous," he cautioned. Take photographs of things that are damaged and quickly get that information to law enforcement so that they can begin to intervene in the process.Her stalker, professing his love for Bullock, jumped her fence and broke into her locked home, awakening the actress. Early intervention is key."When Christina Grimmie took the stage that night in Orlando, no one ever dreamed a law could be part of her legacy. "They might still try to harm a performer in some way, but at least it wouldn't be with a bullet."Just imagine if that law had been in place.
And then her big break: a coveted spot on the reality singing show, "The Voice." Bria Kelly, also a contestant, remembers their first meeting. Grimmie didn't win, but that didn't stop her meteoric rise. He even altered his appearance to make himself more attractive to her. While Loibl's fantasies intensified, the Grimmie family—completely unaware—relocated from New Jersey to Los Angeles for Christina's career.
Grimmie's death "should be a huge wake-up call," says Perrette, who has been stalked for more than a decade.
"Anyone watching this at any time could suddenly become a victim of a stalker.""'48 Hours" exposes the extreme, often debilitating emotional toll that being stalked has had on Perrette and others, including a lawyer, a single mother and an internet celebrity.
It pushed California to create the first law in the country defining stalking as harassing or threatening someone with the intent to cause fear."Why was that so shocking?
Up to then, did we just view stalking as more like a nuisance as opposed to anything else?
The law made stalking a crime punishable by up to five years in prison. "Now people are being followed by Twitter, by Facebook.