Farrell files for restraining order

Colin Farrell has filed for a restraining order against former lover Dessarae Bradford after the model attempted to confront him during his appearance on America's The Tonight Show on Thursday.

Colin Farrell has filed for a restraining order against former lover Dessarae Bradford after the model attempted to confront him during his appearance on America's The Tonight Show on Thursday.

Bradford, who last year accused the actor of stalking her, was allegedly removed from the taping of The Tonight Show when minders realised she was a threat to Farrell after she left her seat in the audience and started walking towards the Irishman.

Now Farrell has filed a request for a restraining order in Los Angeles.

In the court documents, the actor states: "I am concerned that her harassing behaviour has escalated and may pose an immediate threat to my well-being and the well-being of my family."

Speaking to journalists at the Los Angeles Miami Vice premiere, after the encounter with Bradford, a nervous Farrell said: "It was freaky… It was just very jarring. I've no idea what happened."

According to US news show Access Hollywood, Farrell helped Tonight Show security staff escort Bradford out of the studio by putting his arm around his ex, who was reportedly hoping to get the actor to sign her book Colin Farrell: A Dark, Twisted Puppy.

A studio audience member who witnessed Farrell's encounter with his ex, which was removed from the taping when the show aired, says: "I think I heard her say: 'I'll see you in court tomorrow,' and, basically, Colin's response was: 'Honey, darling, you're out of your mind.'"

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