Daniel Radcliffe death threats

Daniel Radcliffe assigned ex-SAS bodyguards after death threats

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has been assigned ex-SAS bodyguards to protect him after receiving death threats from a stalker.

The 18-year-old’s every move is being watched while filming for the sixth movie in the Potter series, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

The exact nature of the threat is unclear, but Warner Bros studios are certainly taking it seriously. Radcliffe has had to switch cars three times, has been allocated a ‘chase car’ to follow his own vehicle, and his driver of seven years – seen as ‘part of the family’ – has been told to stand down temporarily.

One studio insider confirmed: ‘There is real concern for Daniel’s welfare. This isn’t about keeping an eye out for paparazzi – they’re looking for something sinister.’

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