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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Nashua man, prohibited from mentioning Alyson Hannigan online, has posted 3 times since March 6 order

John Hobbs, the 43-year-old Nashua man against whom actress Alyson Hannigan filed a restraining order in February, has been ordered to stop posting about Hannigan online for at least three years.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Carol Boas Goodson issued the order at a brief hearing March 6. It stipulates Hobbs refrain for three years from posting anything online about Hannigan, or to try to meet the actress from “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” The Associated Press reported. ...

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John Hobbs, the 43-year-old Nashua man against whom actress Alyson Hannigan filed a restraining order in February, has been ordered to stop posting about Hannigan online for at least three years.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Carol Boas Goodson issued the order at a brief hearing March 6. It stipulates Hobbs refrain for three years from posting anything online about Hannigan, or to try to meet the actress from “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” The Associated Press reported.

However, a search of Hobbs’ Facebook page, which is public, makes mention of Mrs. Denisof, which is Hannigan’s married name, and Aly three times since March 6.

On Feb. 13, Hannigan filed for a temporary civil harassment order, a form of restraining order, claiming that Hobbs was making online threats through Facebook to kill her, her husband – former Buffy co-star Alexis Denisof – and their two children, ages 1 and 3.

The original order required Hobbs to stay 100 yards or more away from the family and refrain from posting about Hannigan online.

On Feb. 16, Hobbs was contacted by Nashua police, to whom he admitted wanting to meet Hannigan and to travel to California to visit her, according to the AP.

Lt. E Paulson said Hobbs was cooperative when uniformed Nashua officers and members of the department’s domestic violence unit served the order.

“They went over the order with Mr. Hobbs, explained the do’s and the don’ts and gave him his copy,” Paulson said.

Hobbs, who joined Facebook a year ago, posted his contact information Jan. 1, inviting Hannigan to get in touch with him personally.

Sources said at the time that a Jan. 3 post by Hobbs is what triggered Hannigan’s original restraining order: “With that said, in 2013 I still can marry you tomorrow,” Hobbs wrote. “I can kill you tomorrow too. Cause I simply like and love you as you live life. Aly … It doesn’t end. Even after death.”

On Jan. 18, Hobbs asked in a post that Hannigan and her family meet him at the Nashua Police Department “in order to solve this situation.”