Mischa files restraining orders against sex-tape sellers


Mischa Barton gave an emotional statement today describing how her ‘worst fear’ was realized when she learned a sex tape of her was being shopped around Hollywood

Mischa Barton gave an emotional statement today describing how her ‘worst fear’ was realized when she learned a sex tape of her was being shopped around Hollywood

Mischa Barton has taken out restraining orders against two former boyfriends over the ‘revenge porn’ sex tape being shopped around Hollywood, court documents reveal.

A judge has signed off on temporary domestic violence restraining orders against a Jon Zacharias and Adam Shaw, both of whom Barton says she dated.

According to the paperwork, seen by DailyMail.com, Barton says she started dating Zacharias last October and says he recorded videos of ‘me having sex with him, taking a shower, and took other naked pictures of me.’

Barton says all videos and photos were taken without her ‘knowledge or permission’.

It added: ‘Jon is trying to sell those tapes without my permission for $500,000.’

In the documents filed at Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday Barton explains she met Zacharias in October last year when they started dating.

She says she didn’t realize he was recording their ‘intimate relations’ and taking ‘photos of me naked in the shower’ until after they broke up.

Barton says she split with Zacharias after she learned he was only interested in her because she was a celebrity.

Ruling: This is the restraining order that Mischa Barton and her legal team filed on Tuesday 

Ruling: This is the restraining order that Mischa Barton and her legal team filed on Tuesday 

Shocking: Jon Zacharias is named as the man who filmed Mischa Barton during sex and then allegedly tried to sell it 

Shocking: Jon Zacharias is named as the man who filmed Mischa Barton during sex and then allegedly tried to sell it 

History: Mischa laid out what happened to her and Zacharias during their relationship 

History: Mischa laid out what happened to her and Zacharias during their relationship 

She then began dating Shaw, a former friend of Zacharias, who told her that her ex had been bragging about the intimate material in his possession.

She goes on to say Shaw copied the photos and videos and tried to erase them from Zacharias’ computer.

She said: ‘Mr Zacharias is very technical, so I doubt that Mr Shaw was actually able to erase anything from Mr Zacharias’ computer.’

Barton said her and Shaw eventually broke up recently when he, too, ‘tried to take advantage of me and forged by signature on some checks. He was arrested.’

Barton claims both guys are desperate for money, and she believes one or both are responsible for shopping the sex tape.

She stated: ‘The only two people who could have any sexually intimate photos or videos of me are Jon Zacharias and Adam Shaw. Each of them desperately need money. It is only a matter of hours before those videos and photos could be sold and published online without a court order preventing the sale.’

Mischa, here with her lawyer Lisa Bloom, said she has been through a ‘painful situation’ after discovering her ex-lover had filmed her most ‘intimate and private’ moments using hidden cameras, ‘without my consent’

Mischa, here with her lawyer Lisa Bloom, said she has been through a ‘painful situation’ after discovering her ex-lover had filmed her most ‘intimate and private’ moments using hidden cameras, ‘without my consent’

OC star Barton, 31, said she would be ‘devastated’ if the material were published.

‘It would hurt my career and I would be publicly embarrassed. The attempt to sell these videos or photos is nothing short of domestic violence in the form of revenge pornography and is being used to get back at me after the breakup of a relationship and to take advantage of my celebrity status – all without my permission, knowledge or consent.’

Earlier on Wednesday Barton gave an emotional statement describing how her ‘worst fear’ was realized when she learned about the sex tape.

The actress, speaking at her lawyer Lisa Bloom’s office in Woodland Hills, said she has been through a ‘painful situation’ after discovering an ex-boyfriend had filmed her most ‘intimate and private’ moments using hidden cameras.

Mischa Barton is outraged over a sex tape featuring troubled actress  being shopped around Hollywood with the starting price of $500,000, DailyMail.com can reveal. Pictured, Barton in a photo shoot in Malibu on Monday

Mischa Barton is outraged over a sex tape featuring troubled actress  being shopped around Hollywood with the starting price of $500,000, DailyMail.com can reveal. Pictured, Barton in a photo shoot in Malibu on Monday

And she added that she felt more humiliated when she realized the videos were up for sale to the highest bidder.

Barton’s lawyer revealed that the police have been informed about the tape and court restraining orders have been requested, but they did not publicly name any ex boyfriends.

On Monday DailyMail.com revealed exclusively that an x-rated video showing the OC actress having sex with a dark haired man is being offered to the highest bidder with the starting price of $500,000.

The footage is being touted to online porn companies, with a number of porn industry giants considering the offer.

Barton, 31, said: ‘I just want to say I have been put through an incredibly hard and trying time.

‘This is a painful situation and my absolute worst fear was realized when I learned that someone I thought I loved and trusted was filming my most intimate and private moments, without my consent with hidden cameras.

‘And then I learned something even worse, that someone is trying to sell these videos and make them public’

The news comes just weeks after Barton's 'drug-induced' meltdown, when she was filmed by a neighbor hanging over a fence in her backyard and calling her mother a 'f****** witch'

The news comes just weeks after Barton’s ‘drug-induced’ meltdown, when she was filmed by a neighbor hanging over a fence in her backyard and calling her mother a ‘f****** witch’

Barton says she came forward to fight this, ‘not only for myself, but for all the women out there’.

She added: ‘I want to protect them from the pain and humiliation I’ve had to go through.

‘No woman should have to go through this.’

‘It is a very hard thing to do but I’m glad that I’m finally standing up for myself.’

Sitting next to her at the press conference Wednesday morning, Barton’s attorney Ms Bloom said the star had reached to her Monday night asking for help after becoming ‘devastated’ at reports a broker was shopping the explicit images around.

Ms Bloom said: ‘She was very clear that any such images were made without her knowledge or consent, and she wanted to know what she could do to prevent anyone from looking at them or posting them.

‘We all know that once images are up online, it’s extremely difficult to get them removed.

‘Therefore, it was important to act quickly.’

Sitting next to her at the press conference Wednesday morning, Barton's attorney Ms Bloom said the star had reached to her Monday night asking for help after becoming 'devastated' at reports a broker was shopping the explicit images around

Sitting next to her at the press conference Wednesday morning, Barton’s attorney Ms Bloom said the star had reached to her Monday night asking for help after becoming ‘devastated’ at reports a broker was shopping the explicit images around

Ms Bloom said she want to court Tuesday to request an emergency order against a man they believe is involved.

She said Barton dated the man ‘briefly’ and that she is protected under California’s laws against domestic violence, which prohibit all forms of abuse by a former intimate partner.

‘We proceeded under those laws in seeking immediate domestic violence restraining orders,’ she said.

‘In short, we consider this to be a form of domestic abuse.

‘The court agreed and gave us everything we asked for, including orders to stay away from Ms Barton and not contact her.

‘Most importantly, the court ordered that this individual and his agents: “may not sell, distribute, give away or show any naked pictures or videos of any type of Mischa Barton.”

She added: ‘The court has blocked the selling, distribution, giving away or showing of any of these photos or videos of Ms. Barton. We thank the court for its swift action.’

As for the x-rated video of the actress, Kevin Blatt, Hollywood’s sex-tape broker (pictured with Snoop Dogg), was approached by a third party with the video and is confident Barton is the woman in the scene

As for the x-rated video of the actress, Kevin Blatt, Hollywood’s sex-tape broker (pictured with Snoop Dogg), was approached by a third party with the video and is confident Barton is the woman in the scene

She added, in a firm message to anyone attempting to traffic the tapes: ‘If you continue, we will find you, come after you and bring you to justice to the fullest extent possible under the civil and criminal laws.

‘Ms. Barton and I stand for a woman’s right to choose what images of her own body will be made public, and you have no right to exploit her or any woman for revenge or financial gain. You have been warned. You proceed at your peril.’

On Monday we revealed that Kevin Blatt, Hollywood’s sex-tape broker, had been approached by a third party with the video.

He told DailyMail.com: ‘The tape is being shopped around porn valley, the asking price is $500,000.

‘I know that at least three large online porn sites, YouPorn.com, Porn.com and RedTube.com have reviewed it and they’re all seriously considering the offer.

‘I’ve seen stills from the video, it’s clearly Mischa in my opinion.

‘She’s seen performing a sex act on a guy and can be seen having sex in various positions.’

It’s believed the video was shot at a private residence in Hollywood within the past year.

Barton is seen wearing a grey hoodie and nothing else having sex on a double bed with a man wearing just a black t-shirt.

The explicit footage appears to have been shot in a bedroom, the bed has a leather padded headboard and mirrored panels and coffee cups and an empty bottle of Gatorade litter a bedside table.

Adding to the less than glamorous surroundings, there’s also a flier on the table for CURRENT: LA, Los Angeles’ first city-wide Public Art Biennial.

Earlier on Wednesday, the actress, speaking at her lawyer Lisa Bloom’s office in Woodland Hills, said she has been through a ‘painful situation’ after discovering an ex-boyfriend had filmed her most ‘intimate and private’ moments using hidden cameras, ‘without my consent’. 

Barton, 31, said: ‘I just want to say I have been put through an incredibly hard and trying time.

‘This is a painful situation and my absolute worst fear was realized when I learned that someone I thought I loved and trusted was filming my most intimate and private moments, without my consent with hidden cameras.

‘And then I learned something even worse, that someone is trying to sell these videos and make them public’

Barton says she came forward to fight this, ‘not only for myself, but for all the women out there’.

A member of the press asked Bloom whether it was true that as many as 10 sex tapes were being shopped, she replied: ‘I don’t know if that’s true there is now a police investigation.’

The same reporter told Ms Bloom that their sources had said Barton was seen looking directly at the camera in the sex tape.

Bloom responded: ‘I don’t think looking in any particular direction is any indication of knowing that one is being recorded, she does not know exactly how the recordings were made, whether there was a hidden camera…whether it was a phone camera, but we would strenuously object to any conclusion being drawn from some direction she may have been looking at at any particular time.’

The civil rights attorney added: ‘Mischa wanted to do this not only for herself, but for others.

Barton, 31, has had a series of private meltdowns this year that included screaming in her backyard while hanging over a fence and damaging her apartment building with a U-Haul moving truck.

The star had appeared to have sprung back to life, though, in a stunning photo shoot earlier this month.

The OC vet looked in great form as she was snapped wearing a skimpy string bikini while posing for a bottled water company on the shores of Huntington Beach, California.

But yet again it is her private life that continues to trouble the New York native. 



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