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Alec Baldwin's Stalker Found Guilty, Sentenced to Prison

Alec Baldwin's stalker has been found guilty.

Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Robert Mandelbaum sentenced Genevieve Sabourin to a total of 210 days in jail on Thursday, Nov. 14 after the Canadian actress was convicted on five counts, including attempted aggravated harassment, two counts of stalking in the 4th degree, attempted criminal contempt and harassment in the 2nd degree.

Sabourin was sentenced to 180 in jail for stalking in addition to the 30 days she was already sentenced on Wednesday, Nov. 13 after she refused to stop interrupting her lawyer Todd Spodek in the New York City courtroom and was held in contempt of court

Before her sentencing, Sabourin said nothing except, "I am innocent. You are doing a mistake."

"You had no right to continue communications or pursue contact you knew to be unwanted and unwelcome," Judge Robert Mandelbaum said. "Your relentless and escalating campaign of threats and in person appearances in private spaces served at a minimum to harass annoy and alarm Mr. Baldwin."

On Tuesday, the former 30 Rock star testified against Sabourin, whom he first met on the set of the 2002 filmThe Adventures of Pluto Nash. Baldwin also testified that he never had a sexual or romantic relationship with Sabourin—despite the actress' claims otherwise—calling her alleged intrusion of his life "something out of Hitchcock."

Sabourin was arrested in 2012 and charged with aggravated harassment and stalking after allegedly trying to contact Baldwin at his Manhattan apartment. The actor called the police on Sabourin after he became concerned for the safety of himself and his now-wife, Hilaria Baldwin, when Sabourin showed up at their apartment building.

According to WNBC's Andrew Siff, Baldwin took the stand and tearfully recalled how he felt "extremely, extremely, extremely  threatened" when Sabourin showed up at his home last year. The actor went on to testify that the calls and emails that he subsequently received from Sabourin were "disturbing" and "threatening," many of which referred to his ex-wife,Kim Basinger, as a "monster."
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