Rihanna Stalker Reportedly Gets Probation

A man who authorities say hopped a fence and spent a night inside Rihanna's home pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges.


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A man who was arrested at Rihanna's home in May 2018 has pleaded guilty to stalking and additional charges.

The Blast reports that Eduardo Leon has been given a five-year probation and is required to participate in Los Angeles County's Office of Diversion and Reentry program. The program, as explained in the report, is intended for people "with mental health and/or substance use disorders, including persons who are homeless."

In addition to stalking, Leon pleaded guilty to vandalism and resisting arrest. An initially reported first-degree residential burglary charge was tossed.

Back in May, Leon was arrested in the Hollywood Hills after—according to prosecutors' account—jumping a fence on Rihanna's property and spending the night inside the residence. The following day, Leon's break-in (which the criminal complaint alleged included the destruction of a security system) was discovered by an assistant.

Rihanna, of course, hasn't publicly commented on the incident. She's currently readying a new album, her first since 2016's instaclassic Anti. As of the most recent Billboard update, the 13-track album has spent 157 weeks on the chart. In January, Rihanna gave fans another new album tease with a quick studio video:

🚨 #R9: Rihanna shared a video of her working in the studio 🚨 pic.twitter.com/TEf4wfxgfc

— Rihanna News (@TeamOfRihanna) January 7, 2019

The previous month, she confirmed a 2019 drop window in response to a fan inquiry about a release date.

🚨 #R9 alert: Rihanna confirmed on Instagram that her new album is dropping in 2019 🚨 pic.twitter.com/oSPfEqbhA9

— Rihanna News (@TeamOfRihanna) December 22, 2018

Rihanna's inspiringly multifaceted 2018 also included a push for global education.

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