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'Suicide Squad' star Joel Kinnaman files restraining order


Star of the recent James Gunn D.C superhero film The Suicide Squad, Joel Kinnaman, has taken out a restraining order against a woman he alleges has been threatening to harm him. 

Announcing the news in an Instagram post on Friday, Kinnaman reported that he had filed the order against Gabriella Magnusson, a Swedish-Jamaican model also known as Bella Davis. The post stated, “Earlier this morning, I filed for a restraining order against a woman who has been threatening to physically harm me and my family and loved ones, and attempting to extort money and other things of value from me”. A judge granted the temporary restraining order lasting until August 30th when the two are expected to appear in court for a hearing. 

Continuing, the post details the nature of the restraining order, noting, “While it is mortifying and scary to come forward about all of this, what feels worse is enduring the escalating daily threats of physical harm to me and my loved ones and threats to go to the press with fabricated, vile rumours unless I agree to a list of demands that includes money”. 

Details from the restraining order obtained by NBC News outline a “very brief romantic relationship” in 2018 that involved “consensual sex”. Though, in September 2020 Kinnaman blocked Magnusson after receiving “sexually explicit videos” and despite being blocked by the actor on social media, continued to send the explicit material, reportedly becoming “increasingly angry and confrontational”. 

In a separate Instagram post on Friday Magnusson claimed that Kinnaman “raped me twice,” stating too that Kinnaman tried to make her sign a “confidentiality agreement” in exchange for money. In an email to NBC News, Magnusson denied Kinnaman’s allegations noting, “I have too much proof and he just (has) words”.

“I will see him in court,” she added, “He literally (has) destroyed my whole life. He (hasn’t) hurt me enough?”.