Brooke Shields' Former Stalker As soon as Claimed Her Mom Saved His Life

John Rinaldi was discovered responsible of stalking within the fourth diploma and harassment within the first and second diploma by Decide Kevin B. McGrath of the Legal Court docket of the Metropolis of New York in 2018. Brooke Shields took the stand throughout Rinaldi’s trial, admitting that her mom, Terri Shields,¬†did have a detailed relationship along with her stalker. Nevertheless, Brooke’s testimony clarified that her mom’s judgment didn’t all the time take into account Brooke’s finest curiosity or security.

“She was a lady with dementia and alcoholism,” Shields stated on the stand, per Web page Six. “She gathered folks. Should you had been extra damaged down, should you had been homeless, should you had been, no matter, she introduced you into the fray. She wished to be a savior for everybody.”

The actor’s poisonous relationship along with her mom was simply one in all many tragic particulars of Brooke’s life. Terri died in 2012, years earlier than Rinaldi can be convicted of stalking her solely daughter. Rinaldi served 28 days of his 60-day sentence at Rikers Island off the coast of New York Metropolis, sustaining his perception that the previous mannequin and actor’s accusations towards him had been false.