Remember Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi‘s home break-in yesterday? TMZ reports that the woman’s name is Karen Grace Sjoden and she was found hiding, in wait for the couple, behind cushions on their kitchen deck. RadarOnline adds that she is currently being arraigned in front of (Lindsay Lohan flashback) Judge Marsha Revel in Beverly Hills and apparently insisted that “This is a set up” in court, pleading not guilty to misdemeanor trespassing.
Apparently, the 49-year-old was first discovered snooping around Ellen and Portia’s home around 3am, but left on her own. She came back a second time, around 5 am, but told Judge Revel that she’s a private investigator hired to tail Ellen. She supposedly has a badge to prove her story. Revel in return stated, “You end up in someone’s backyard at 3 in the morning…then you are asked to leave…and you come back later with no legit purpose whatsoever and secrete yourself.. you are probably up to no good…” You tell her, Judge! About the badge Sjoden’s harping on about Revel responded with, “I don’t know if it’s fraudulent or not.”
Sjoden, when arrested, was found with a list of celebrity names and a rambling letter to Hilary Clinton on her person. Police also say that she had pages of “delusional language” including rants about alien crystalline, the CIA, the FBI and telepathic imaging machines. We said it yesterday, thank god Ellen and Portia have a good security team because this woman sounds like an absolute kook. They’re lucky they weren’t home when this happened. They’re also very lucky that Sjoden didn’t get to them. What’s up with the stalker celebrity list she’s carrying? Was she she really planning to target other stars too?
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