Wednesday 21 August 2019

Mischa Barton granted restraining order against ex-boyfriend after allegedly trying to sell sex tapes

Mischa Barton attends the 70th Anniversary of the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 23, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Antony Jones/Getty Images)
Mischa Barton attends the 70th Anniversary of the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 23, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Antony Jones/Getty Images)
Mischa Barton attends the Gala 20th Birthday Of L'Oreal In Cannes during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Martinez Hotel on May 24, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Mischa Barton attends tThe Heart Fund Generous People Gala 2016 during the 69th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 16, 2016 in Cannes, . (Photo by Pierre Suu/Getty Images)
Mischa Barton attends the De Grisogono Party during the annual 69th Cannes Film Festival at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 17, 2016 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)
Rachel Bilson, Adam Brody, Mischa Barton, and Benjamin McKenzie arrive at The 2003 Teen Choice Awards held at Universal Amphitheater on August 2, 2003 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown)
Mischa Barton, left, and Ben McKenzie on The OC
Mischa Barton attends the Chiara Boni La Petite Robe fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at The Dock, Skylight at Moynihan Station on September 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week: The Shows)
Actress Mischa Barton attends the Globe Fashion Week X China Moment fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Art Beam on September 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mireya Acierto/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week: The Shows)
Actress Mischa Barton (R) and her Attorney Lisa Bloom (L) hold news conference on March 15, 2017 in Woodland Hills, California. Barton and her attorney held the conference to address the legal action they are taking against a former boyfriend and a sex tape that allegedly features the actress. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images)

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Mischa Barton’s ex-boyfriend has been handed a five-year restraining order after he allegedly tried to sell sex tapes of the actress.

The ‘OC’ star had been embroiled in a revenge porn court case with her former partner Adam Spaw after he allegedly tried to redistribute tapes of the beauty.

Actress Mischa Barton (R) and her Attorney Lisa Bloom (L) hold news conference on March 15, 2017 in Woodland Hills, California. Barton and her attorney held the conference to address the legal action they are taking against a former boyfriend and a sex tape that allegedly features the actress. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images)
Actress Mischa Barton (R) and her Attorney Lisa Bloom (L) hold news conference on March 15, 2017 in Woodland Hills, California. Barton and her attorney held the conference to address the legal action they are taking against a former boyfriend and a sex tape that allegedly features the actress. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images)

And on Monday, their legal battle came to an end, with Adam agreeing to stay 100 yards away from his former flame for the next five years, as well as insisting he will not “give away or assign in any way” any photos or videos of Mischa.

Court documents obtained by The Blast state that both Mischa and Adam "shall stay 100 or more yards away from each other, their residences, pets, vehicles, and places of employment, and shall have no contact directly or indirectly with each other through telephone, social media, texts and e-mails.”

The legal papers add that Adam has agreed "not to directly or indirectly, or through any agent, sell, distribute, show, give away or assign in any way any intimate photos or videos of Mischa Barton. He further agrees that he has not to date done so nor attempted to do any of the foregoing.”

However, the documents also state that whilst Adam has agreed not to sell any media, the signing of the papers is not “an admission” to being in possession of any media involving the 31-year-old actress.

Mischa Barton attends the Gala 20th Birthday Of L'Oreal In Cannes during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Martinez Hotel on May 24, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Mischa Barton attends the Gala 20th Birthday Of L'Oreal In Cannes during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Martinez Hotel on May 24, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

The documents claim: "The signing of this agreement is not an admission by Adam that he possesses or attempted to sell any intimate photos or videos of Mischa Barton.”

It comes after the blonde beauty previously insisted she wanted to see “real justice” in her case.

She said in September: "I'm going to see this case through to the end. I am very happy with what the judge has decided today. I don't think it's possible at this point to have seen it through long enough.

"I think that's important that we see real justice happen here with this case so I'm more happy that the judge seems to understand this type of case."

Mischa Barton, left, and Ben McKenzie on The OC
Mischa Barton, left, and Ben McKenzie on The OC

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