Just three-days removed from Madonna's big tour announcement, reports that Madge's biggest fan had escaped from the California mental health facility he was living in an effort to either (a) "slice [her] throat from ear to ear, or (b) drop serious coin on the Ultimate VIP Package, have surfaced.
You may remember Robert Dewey Hoskins, the 54-year-old superfan who was sentenced to ten-years in prison after "scaling a wall around the singer's home in the Hollywood Hills and threatening to slit her throat" back in '96.
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Hoskins swore that he and Madonna were meant to be together and would kill the pop queen if she rejected his marriage proposal. Thankfully, neither marriage nor murder was committed. But Hoskins was...to a mental hospital.
In July 2011, Hoskins was arrested again and placed in a mental health facility where doctors deemed him "mentally disturbed." Seven days ago, the dangerous stalker walked out of the Astascadero State Hospital undetected.
According to the New York Daily News, Madonna has been informed, though the singer has not commented. Police encourage anyone with information to call authorities immediately, "Hoskins may be extremely dangerous."