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Gun-Toting Shawn Johnson Fan


3/26/2009 7:19 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

A man claiming he was "meant to be" with Shawn Johnson was arrested early Tuesday morning after trying to sneak on to the set of "Dancing With the Stars" -- and cops say he had two loaded guns and duct tape in his car.

Johnson's mother, Teri, has just filed a petition for a restraining order against the man, 34-year-old Robert O'Ryan. The restraining order seeks protection for 17-year-old Shawn, her mother, her father and her "Dancing" partner Mark Ballas.

According to documents filed by Johnson, "The LAPD searched [O'Ryan's] vehicle and located a loaded .45 handgun, a loaded shotgun, and materials classically used for kidnapping including duct tape, zip ties, and a map to the victim. Also found were love letters, clippings and other information on the victim."

According to the documents, O'Ryan told police "He had packed all his belongings and permanently left Florida to drive out here to be with [Shawn Johnson], he believes that she speaks to him personally through the television set and through ESP and that they will have a child together, he stated he would be with her no matter what."

According to the CBS incident report, the whole thing started Monday afternoon when a CBS employee noticed O'Ryan jumping a fence and entering a hallway in the East Studio. Private security confronted him and asked for ID -- and that's when O'Ryan produced an expired concealed weapons license. When guards asked if he had a weapon on him, O'Ryan admitted to having 2 guns in his car. At that point, the guards alerted the LAPD.

click to view picsIn the documents, Johnson claims she's "in fear for her life, she is extremely upset by this incident and her entire family and those around are all extremely concerned and fearful that [O'Ryan] might try to kidnap her or harm her in an effort to make good on his statements."

O'Ryan is currently in police custody. He was booked on suspicion of carrying a loaded firearm in public and is being held on $35,000 bail.

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2041 days ago


First bitches!

2041 days ago

not a fan    


2041 days ago


That's really scary. Good thing he was stopped before he got any further. Kudos to Shawn's mom for acting quickly and getting the restraining order against this mental case. I hope he's locked up for a really long time and is able to get the help he needs.

2041 days ago


Oh... That guy was the Exterminator. Someone called and said a "rat" or "mouse" was loose in the studio. Yeah... Thats it.

2041 days ago

something smells    

hey it's a free country and every man for himself

2041 days ago


lmao @ daytona. very very true

2041 days ago


OMG!!! poor Shawn Johnson I hope she is ok.

2041 days ago


damn. she speaks to me also and tells me to run around in circles and do head spins. i wish i could more but i have to do what the young lady says

on a serious not, that is pretty spooky. glad they nabbed him before he snatched my girlfriend

2041 days ago

lost in lalaland    

Wow, y'all are a bunch of sick f*cks. Hope nobody ever finds humor in someone threatening the life of YOUR daughters. Oh, wait, you have to be able to get laid to have a daughter. Nevermind.

2041 days ago


Since when does TMZ use Getty for their images? What happened to the horrible quality video screen captures with unflattering faces?

2041 days ago


ONLY $35,000 bail?

There are creeps out there who would put up the bail money to get this guy out just to see more action.

I wonder what crosses the mind of judges when it comes to bail. Seems they let the violent ones out and keep the safer ones in.

2041 days ago

Zen Grouch    


That's the last anyone is ever going to hear from *him* again!

2041 days ago


That stuck up little biotch is never gonna get a date with her mother hovering around like that. What a killjoy.

2041 days ago

remember REALITY    

Now maybe she will hide away from the public. One less ugly person to be in the presses. Her smile is so fake. She is fat and ungraceful. Is it time for the next olympics yet?

2041 days ago
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