Man jailed for creating 35 blogs harrasing his ex


A 38 year old hospital administrator from Urmston, Greater Manchester has made legal history as the first man ever in Britain to be jailed for stalking someone by blogging. In fact, the man, Stephen Andreassen, created up to 35 different blog websites just to insult his ex.

The Telgraph reports of Andreassen and his ex-girlfriend — Rebecca Pattinson, 36 and mother of two — who met five years ago in 2006 through mutual friends but only began dating in 2009. The relationship abruptly ended a month later because Andreassen spooked Pattinson when he asked to go looking for an apartment they could rent together. Andreassen was none too pleased about that.

He began ambushing her with calls, text messages, emails, and Facebook messages asking to be taken back. She removed him from her contacts lists, made use of the privacy settings on her social network profiles, and threatened to call the police if he didn't leave her alone. But when she deactivated her Facebook account entirely, Andreassen became relentless by creating a series of blogs in which he "warned all men" about Pattinson. Andreassen avoided jail by pleading gulity to harassment but was issued a restraining order from ever mentioning Pattinson on any website.

That was until two months later, when he took to the offensive on his blog again by detailing the court case and labeling Pattinson a "liar" and "a sociopath". He was able to skip jail again but then set up another website where he linked to different sections relating to the events, including "The Relationship, My Story, and Court Appearance." After setting up the website, "[h]e then booked into a hotel in Scotland where he took 200 sleeping tablets in a failed suicide attempt."

Andreassen was then jailed for 18 weeks after he admitted to being in violation of the restraining order.

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Spirit Dave said,

Slut? Seems like you could end up being as bad as him one day

She's the victim here, so name calling her on a forum is probably not very fair is it?

You clearly misunderstood, Mr. I do the dishes now and then with spiritual pride. What I meant was there are many other options(sluts) out there for him or anyone else to be obsessed and especially commit suicide over one. Don't worry about me or where I "might/will" end up Dr. Phil, worry about yourself.

Enjoy your weekend.

Scar said,

You clearly misunderstood, Mr. I do the dishes now and then with spiritual pride. What I meant was there are many other options(sluts) out there for him or anyone else to be obsessed and especially commit suicide over one. Don't worry about me or where I "might/will" end up Dr. Phil, worry about yourself.

Enjoy your weekend.

I R LOLING ON TEH GROUNDz!

I can understand getting to like someone in and out I.e there personality and stuff from being around them like hanging out in bars with all ya mates and stuff and liking them ALOT but things are different when you get together with someone and thats when you could find out how different you are...

But that guy takes the ****, makes you wonder how mental head cases like that could be in hospital admin, obviously unstable!

Can't and will never understand that type of desperation. Haha, and this guy actually tried to kill his self. Someone should remind him that she's not the only slut alive.

Scar said,
Can't and will never understand that type of desperation. Haha, and this guy actually tried to kill his self. Someone should remind him that she's not the only slut alive.

Slut? Seems like you could end up being as bad as him one day

She's the victim here, so name calling her on a forum is probably not very fair is it?

Spirit Dave said,

Slut? Seems like you could end up being as bad as him one day

She's the victim here, so name calling her on a forum is probably not very fair is it?

He's still got at least another 34 other forums to call her names on before he'll get his collar felt

Spirit Dave said,

Slut? Seems like you could end up being as bad as him one day
She's the victim here, so name calling her on a forum is probably not very fair is it?

While I would probably agree with you, I would prefer to hear both sides of the story before making a judgement.

no-sweat said,
I take 12 sleep tablets and get high as a kite, I wonder what 200 feels like.

You take 12 all together?
Yes, because that is useful :rollyeyes:

Now if he had put all that time into finding a good hobby/group where he could meet people he might've been better off.

200 sleeping tablets and he still didn't die? I mean let's not even talk about the effect of the medication, he could have choked... lol.