October 13, 2016
“To say I was destroyed by Brooke’s false allegations is an understatement,” says the man found guilty of stalking actress Brooke Shields in a New York City courtroom last summer.
Forty-nine-year-old John Rinaldi served just 28 days of a 60-day jail sentence at New York’s Rikers Island on two misdemeanor counts each for stalking and harassing Shields.
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He has maintained his innocence since the conviction. He claims the star and her husband lied about him on the stand.
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But Rinaldi, who claims he was working as a mortgage banker and lost his job over the case, now says the fallout from his conviction goes well beyond what was done to his reputation.