A Brooklyn man has been arrested for allegedly harassing Taylor Swift at her Tribeca home.
Joshua Christian, 35, of Crown Heights, was arrested on Friday and charged with criminal harassment and criminal trespassing, the NYPD said.
The creep reportedly showed up twice in the past few months at two Franklin Street apartment buildings linked to the 32-year-old pop superstar.
He walked through an unlocked door at 153 Franklin Street — where Swift owns an $18 million townhouse — on March 26 around 11:05 a.m. and stayed there “illegally,” cops said.
The accused stalker fled the building after being confronted by security.
Then last month, at around 10:50 a.m. on June 12, he allegedly snuck into 155 Franklin Street and “threatened a 32-year-old woman over the intercom,” police said.
The “Shake it Off” singer owns several apartments in the building. Swift has a long history of being targeted by stalkers.
Christian was taken into custody at NYPD First Ward in Tribeca.
He appeared in Manhattan Criminal Court late Saturday afternoon wearing a white shirt, white pants and black shoes and with his long brown hair flowing down.
Christian had previously been arrested in Florida for reckless driving, a prosecutor said.
When Judge Abraham Clott asked him if he wanted to waive the extradition, he had a long conversation with his attorney, prompting the judge to stay the case until the start of night court.
Christian then turned to the courtroom and shouted, “Are you all the greatest pranksters in history or actually real?” Prove that you are real. Prove that you are real.
He was removed from the courtroom by court officers.
Michelle Yang, who works at the Chinese restaurant Wing Hang near Christian’s home, said he was a regular customer who likes lo mein.
“He’s pretty calm. He doesn’t really talk much,” Yang said. “Usually he’s just been out and walks his dog by himself. It’s kind of weird because he was pretty normal, just maybe calm.
But a man who worked at Peoples Organic Market and Juice Bar said Christian appeared to have “mental issues”.
The worker, who was called Mo, said: “I ask him a question like he needs a bag or something and he says ‘I’m done with that’.”
Additional reporting by Dean Balsamini
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