Man Charged With Stalking Sheryl Crow
A Queens, N.Y., man suspected of stalking singer Sheryl Crow was arrested after he snuck into a New York venue where she was preparing for a performance, police said.A Queens, N.Y., man suspected of stalking singer Sheryl Crow was arrested after he snuck into a New York venue where she was preparing for a performance, police said. After the Monday evening sound check, the man, Ambrose Kappos, 37, allegedly followed Crow out of the Hammerstein Ballroom on West 34th Street and tried squeezing into her limousine, police said.
Employees went to the police station around the corner from the ballroom and summoned help. Police arrested Kappos on charges of burglary, stalking, harassment, aggravated harassment and criminal possession of marijuana.
Kappos' brother, Van Kappos, said his brother isn't dangerous. "I want to apologize, from my whole family and myself, to Sheryl Crow and her family," he told the New York Daily News. "We are sorry if my brother caused her any grief. It must be somewhat frightening to the singer and her family. He's infatuated."
Crow next plays London's Shepherd's Bush Empire on Tuesday (Oct. 14). Interscope's "The Very Best of Sheryl Crow," due Nov. 4, will feature 16 tracks including the new original "The Light in Your Eyes" and Crow's cover of Cat Stevens' "The First Cut Is the Deepest."
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