A homeless man who camped outside pop star Harry Styles’ house for several months has been found guilty of stalking the singer.
Mr Styles, 25, offered to buy Pablo Tarazaga-Orero, 26, food after he saw him sleeping rough outside his north west London home in March.
Speaking at Hendon Magistrates’ Court, the singer said he locks his bedroom door every night after being followed.
Mr Styles said the man’s behaviour was “erratic and frightening”.
The former One Direction singer said he was “sad to see someone so young sleeping rough” when he first saw Tarazaga-Orero.
He bought him vegan sandwiches, salads and muffins, after the rough sleeper asked for some edamame beans.
After trying to cut contact, the pop star saw him nearly every day, and received notes and money in his letterbox, District Judge Nigel Deane heard.
When asked whether he had stalked the celebrity, Tarazaga-Orero said: “That was never my intention. In the end I just wanted the money he offered me.
“I don’t have any feelings for him. I’m not in love with him.”
Tarazaga-Orero will be sentenced on 21 October.