The 37-year-old teacher-in-training who confessed to having “never asked a woman on a date” has been convicted of stalking actress, Uma Thurman.
A judge has ordered that Jack Jordan be held for psychiatric evaluation. Jordan’s attorney confessed that Jordan is bipolar and has suffered from schizophrenia.
Jordan sent several unsolicited emails and letters to Thurman and her family, some of which included threats that he would kill himself if he didn’t meet the actress. Jordan also made repeated visits to Thurman’s home and movie sets.
During a visit to Thurman’s movie trailer, Jordan delivered a card illustrated with an open grave, tombstone, and a man on a razor blade, featuring the caption, “My hands should be on your body at all times.”
Jordan testified that the card “was meant to amuse her, to endear me to her…. I felt like I was walking the razor's edge.”
Thurman testified that the card was “like a nightmare” which made her “completely freaked out.”
Jordan faces a maximum of one year in prison for stalking and aggravated harassment, and was cleared of two additional counts of aggravated harassment.