Timothy Mortimore's Valentine's Day may be less than romantic this year. Mortimore, 37, tells the UK's Daily Mail he has been unable to lead a normal life since his bitter ex-girlfriend, Lee Amor, 23, bombarded him with 10,000 abusive phone and text messages in two months — an average of one every eight minutes.
Mortimore took Amor to court after she followed him and his current girlfriend, approached him at work demanding they talk, sent a piece of glass she had used to cut herself and tried to convince him he was the father of her unborn child.
Amor pleaded guilty to harassment and was fined, as well as being slapped with a restraining order barring her from contacting or approaching Mortimore, the Daily Mail reports.
"I think the sentence is sufficient," Mortimore told the Daily Mail. "I did not want to get her into trouble with the law but this was the last resort when she was knocking on the door day and night."
The restraining order stops Amor from having any contact with Mortimore at his home or work, either by phone, letter, fax, email and Internet, either directly or indirectly, the Daily Mail reports.
Amor could face jail time if she disobeys the restraining order.