tyrabanksstalker.jpg Tyra Banks has been granted a temporary restraining order against Marten Williams, Jr., who has "targeted, harassed and stalked" her and her family since 2006.

In legal documents filed by attorney Evan Spiegel, Tyra claims the 39-year-old man has a history of mental illness (the docs note that he believes "Michael Jackson is alive and living in Long Beach"), and Tyra says Williams has sent "ominous frightening letters and items" to her Beverly Hills home. Williams was arrested earlier this month for trespassing on Tyra's property, and he was later placed on a 5150 psychiatric hold (just like Britney!). Tyra states, "I am in fear from Mr. Williams for my personal safety, and that of those around me, including my family and employees."

The temporary restraining order is in effect until October 28, when a hearing will be held to determine if the restraining order will become permanent.