Music icon Billy Joel reportedly hired a bodyguard to protect his daughter, Alexa Ray, from a certain woman stalker who wrote frightening messages to her. According to some reports the security firm was reportedly recommended to Joel by Beatles superstar Paul McCartney.
The 27-year-old Alexa Ray Joel, is the daughter of Billy Joel and ex-wife, supermodel Christie Brinkley. The alleged stalker was identified as 40-year-old Sheryl Finley. The stalker was already charged with stalking, reportedly, she spent months in mental institution in 2010.
Alexa Ray Joel, who is also a song writer, was reportedly afraid to leave her Manhattan home. Her stalker was also accused of using a fake Facebook account under the name “Rick Steenfield,” to send messages to Joel.
The accused, Finly have already pleaded not guilty to the charges, and has a pre -trial hearing coming up in a few weeks.