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Kirsten Dunst gets restraining order extension against stalker

Kirsten Dunst appears in a still from the 2011 film, 'Melancholia.' (Magnolia Pictures)

January 10, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
Actress Kirsten Dunst has gotten another extension on a restraining order against a man suspected of stalking her.

Jean Christophe Prudhon of France has been ordered to stay away from the 29-year-old actress for at least the next three years.

In December, the 51-year-old was accused of sending Dunst dozens of love letters, and even selling his home so he could fly to the U.S. to meet her.

The "Spider-Man" star did not attend the proceedings, but wrote in a sworn declaration that she is frightened of Prudhon after he recently tried to reach her at her mother's home.

A restraining order issued at that time was set to expire on Monday but has been extended to 2015. The order also protects Dunst's mother.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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