Sheryl Crow granted restraining order

By Julia Davis,

Sheryl Crow was granted a restraining order after a man allegedly threatened to shoot her.

According to The Associated Press, the order requires Phillip Gordon Sparks, 45, to stay at least 100 yards away from the Grammy-winning songstress. He is also prohibited from trying to contract Crow, her family or anyone that works for her.

In a sworn statement, Crowe wrote that she feared for her safety when Sparks is nearby. According to New York Daily News, Sparks recently went on an online tirade accusing Crow of stealing his money and breaking into his house.

“It was clear to me that [Sparks] was deeply disturbed because his posts were delusional, rambling, filled with profanity and laced with angry rants,” Crow wrote.

Crow also claims that Sparks told a worker at the Screen Actor’s Guild that he wanted to “just shoot” her. The employee affirmed this statement in a declaration accompanying Crow, adding that Sparks had also threatened to shoot film executive Harvey Weinstein.

The temporary order was granted July 24 and reported on TMZ on Monday.

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