Kate Beckinsale’s Comic Con appearance wasn’t lacking action.
The actress had to postpone her talk at the Tampa Bay Comic Con event on Saturday after an “overzealous fan,” who had stalked the star in the past, was spotted at her Q&A panel, TMZ reports.
The action star moved her early morning talk to later that evening, so that she could file a police report against Terry Lee Repp — a man who apparently followed Beckinsale across the country just to stalk her.
Repp, 45, previously physically encountered the “Total Recall” star and threatened to stab her, according to reports.
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He was spotted by an officer, who was on the lookout for him and Repp was booked on stalking charges at the Hillsborough County Jail.
A police report obtained by TMZ stated that Repp has “an irrational obsession with the victim and has traveled across the country in an effort to harass her.”
He did not actually come in contact with the 44-year-old at the Saturday event. However, she did appear in person at the police station to file a report.
A Florida judge called for Repp’s misdemeanor charge to be upgraded to a felony on Sunday, according to TMZ. The judge cited that the offense qualified as aggravated stalking, but the charge has yet to be officially upgraded.
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Repp is being held on $ 5,000 bond.
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