Michelle Mootreddy, a Bronx woman who falsely claimed to be married to Pete Davidson in a press release sent out this week, was arrested in the SNL star’s Staten Island home on Thursday.
The Staten Island Advance reports that a spokesman for the NYPD’s Deputy Commissioner of Public Information said Davidson’s aunt answered the door when Mootreddy arrived at the property, as neither he nor his mother were home at the time. After being told to leave the premises, Mootreddy then allegedly entered through an open side door and sat down at the kitchen table prompting a call to 911 around 3:30 pm, according to TMZ. When police arrived at the scene, she was quickly taken into custody and reportedly told responding officers that she and Davidson share “a telepathic love connection.” Mootreddy has been officially arrested and booked on charges of criminal trespass and trespass, as well as two counts of stalking and harassment.
Mootreddy is the same woman who on Monday sent out an inaccurate press release claiming that she and Davidson had started an “experiential and digital entertainment group” called Bodega Cats Presents, LLC, are childhood friends, and had secretly gotten married. But according to the comedian’s legal representation, that news isn’t only fake, but could get Mootreddy in even more legal trouble than she’s already in. In a statement to Vanity Fair Davidson’s attorney wrote, “The press release being circulated this morning about Pete Davidson is completely false. Not a word of it is true. Mr. Davidson has no idea who this person is. We are investigating and considering all legal and equitable remedies.”
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