A man known as Taylor Swift's stalker is alleged to have threatened the singer and her entire family through series of hostile emails. As Newsweek shared, Frank Andrew Hoover faces new charges for stalking and violating a previous restraining order against the superstar.
A law enforcement source told TMZ that Hoover sent the threatening emails to Swift's dad, Scott, from 2015 to 2016. One apparently threatened the entire Swift family, saying, "Decided that we are going to end all the Swifts on one day because I can’t stand that virus sh*t your daughter spread."
Another declared, "The evil family of devils: Scott, Austin, Taylor, Andrew. Sincerely, the end real son of god."
The alleged stalker also made sure his threats were seen as legit, stating, "[T]his article is not a joke and is why god is going to burn them into the desert for me."
He even told Swift's father to "enjoy the brain aneurysms and death." Another message simply said, "Go to hell, Swift."
Hoover has been under legal watch for harassing Swift for years. In 2016, the 39-year-old Hoover was arrested for violating a protective order after he came too close to Swift in Austin, Texas on a tour stop.
Austin police officers were dispatched to the private terminal at Atlantic Aviation Fixed Base Operations as Hoover was trying to make contact with Swift as she was boarding a private plane. He apparently told her bodyguard that he was there to get a photo with Swift and wanted to accompany her on her travels, reported KXAN.
Prior to that, Swift got a lifetime protective order against Hoover. The new charges are for stalking and violating that restraining order again.
Hoover and the Swift family have not released statements at this time.
[Photo: Getty Images, Austin Police Department]