Dark Side of Fame: Celebrities With the Most Dangerous Stalkers

The rich and famous seem to have it all, but delusional fans can pose a threat. These dangerous obsessions can even turn deadly, as disturbed individuals will stop at nothing to get to their favorite stars.

The following celebrities were harassed, threatened, or had terrifying encounters with their stalkers. Perhaps the most terrifying situation involves one actress’s stalker and the item police found at the scene (page 9).

1. Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones

Left: Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones | Earl Gibson III/Getty Images, Right: Dawnette Knight | AP Archive

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas dealt with a crazed stalker named Dawnette Knight, who became obsessed with Douglas and believed Zeta-Jones only married him for his money. Knight sent some disturbing letters to the actress, detailing how she would cut her up into pieces and feed her to dogs if she didn’t leave Douglas.

Next: This “Material Girl” had a terrifying threat on her life.

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