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GIBSON SEEKS TO RESTRAIN 'STALKER'

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Singer DEBBIE GIBSON has filed for a restraining order against a Spanish manwho allegedly followed her on concert tours. Gibson claims Bassas Jorge Puigdollers, 44, has attended all of her"nationwide performances" since 2002, where he often tries to go backstage tosee her and get autographs. He also follows her to her hotel room, according tocourt papers. She has asked a U.S. Superior Court to enforce a rule that he must stay 100yards away, not attempt to contact her by phone or e-mail, and stop attendingher concerts. Puigdollers insists he meant no harm. He says, "I wanted to use the fan club to help people who can't go see her toget autographs and photos. "I understand that she wants her privacy. I would like to say I'm sorry. Idon't want problems and I don't want to bother her so much." The Police Department granted Gibson an emergency protective order thatexpires Friday (18Apr08), according to her court papers. The emergency orderallows Puigdollers to get within 10 yards of Gibson at her concerts, but hestill must stay at least 100 yards from her home. A hearing for Gibson's latest request was scheduled for 28 May (08).