Sheree gets the last laughs!
Courthousenews, "Former "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Sheree Whitfield sought a protective order against an Internet blogger she claims is stalking her.
Whitfield filed a "Petition for Stalking Temporary Protective Order" against Tamara Kay Brawner, in Fulton County Superior Court.
She claims Brawner harasses and stalks her, showing up at the construction site of her home, snapping photos and blogging about it all.
Whitfield was one of the original cast members of Bravo Network's "Real Housewives of Atlanta."
According to her complaint: "In October 2011 the respondent commenced an online blog about the petitioner's home titled 'Chateau Sheree,' giving the online world a play-by-play of the construction progress of the petitioner's home. The respondent then commenced additional online blogs regarding the petitioner's legal proceedings, the petitioner's business label, and delays in the petitioner's home construction, the demise of the petitioner's reality television career, and other disparaging remarks."
(Though an Internet search this week failed to find a blog called "Chateau Sheree," a Wordpress blog called Tamara Tattles, a celebrity gossip website, included several posts referring to Whitfield's new home. Clicking the hyperlink Sheree Whitfield at the blog revealed at least four postings under the heading "Chateau Sheree," concerning the construction of Whitfield's home.)
Whitfield claims Brawner is stalking her, which is illegal in Georgia.
According to O.C.G.A. 16-5-90: "A person commits the offense of stalking when he or she follows, places under surveillance, or contacts another person at or about a place or places without the consent of the other person for the purpose of harassing, and intimidating the other person."
Whitfield says in her complaint: "Between October 2011 and February 2013, the respondent came onto the petitioner's property and took pictures which the respondent subsequently posted to her online blog. On 2/18/2013 the respondent gained access into the petitioner's home, without the petitioner's consent. The respondent collected photographs of the petitioner's home and has also posted a detailed narrative of the floor-plan of the interior of the petitioner's home."
Whitfield claims Brawner described the interior of her home in a blog posted on Feb. 18.
"On other occasions, respondent spied on me without my consent in order to harass or intimidate me and respondent transferred information about to others without my consent knowing that they could harass or intimidate me with it and similar events may occur in the future," the petition states.