Madonna Stalker Detained Indefinitely: 'I'm Worried About My Children's Safety'
A man who managed to break into two of Madonna's homes has been ordered to be detained indefinitely in a psychiatric hospital. A judge also banned Grzegorz Matlok, a Polish national who was previously deported, from coming within 300 feet of any of the pop star's properties.
Matlok was charged with burglary in March after breaking into Madonna's London mansion while she was away. To get into the fortified home, Matlok used a rope and scaffolding to shimmy through a first floor window. He went through the singer's drawers and grabbed a can of Red Bull before being discovered by house guest Nathan Rissman, a film director. In his bag were maps, a box cutter, a passport and a plane ticket back to Poland.
Previously, the 30-year-old had successfully broken into the singer's rural home in southern England that she used to share with ex-husband Guy Ritchie. In that instance, Matlok tried on Ritchie's clothes. He was arrested and deported back to Poland.
He defended himself by saying Madonna had given him permission to use her homes.
In her statement to the court, Madonna made it clear she doesn't know Matlok, never gave him permission to visit, and expressed worry that one person was able to break into two of her homes.
"It is extremely unsettling to know that, despite the extensive security I have, he has been able to break into two of my residential properties," she said. "I'm worried about my children's safety as well as the safety of my staff."
Judge Deborah Taylor sentenced Matlok Monday at London's Southwark Crown Court.