Ashley Benson Gets 3-Year Restraining Order Against Creepy Former ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Security Guard
Ashley Benson has won a restraining order against James Gorton, Jr., the former security guard on the Warner Bros. lot where “Pretty Little Liars” is filmed who said God ordered him to be with her. TMZ reports that a judge has mandated that the 49-year-old Gorton must stay 100 yards away from Benson for three years.
He was fired from his job after telling people that God has ordered him to pursue his sexual feelings for Benson. Gorton reportedly told studio personnel that he felt a special bond with the actress after she happened to look at him one day, and that he believed Benson and others were silently sending him messages.
Even after Gorton was dismissed, Benson felt fearful about the situation and petitioned for the protective order. Now she has three years’ worth of legal protection.