Charlo Greene, the Alaska news reporter who became famous by quitting on live television, allegedly smoked so much marijuana at her home that her next door neighbor’s child became sick, TMZ reported. Now her neighbor is fighting Greene in court.
When Greene and her boyfriend moved into the apartment above Tyler Gilbrech’s place in June, they smoked so much pot that his 4-year-old daughter became ill from the fumes seeping through the walls, Gilbrech told TMZ. He said something to the building manager -- and that's when things went awry, he said.
Court documents revealed Greene harassed and threatened Gilbrech several times and told him to “watch his back,” TMZ reported. He filed for -- and was granted -- a temporary restraining order against the KTVA reporter two weeks ago. Since then, Greene has moved out of the building and must stay at least 20 feet away from Gilbrech and his family. A court hearing was scheduled for the end of the month.
Greene, in turn, claims her former neighbor harassed her with racial slurs, which he denies, and she said she wanted to file a restraining order against him but was too busy with her job.
Greene, who no longer works with KTVA in Anchorage after she dropped an F-bomb on live television and quit Sunday, is the owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club. She promoted an Indiegogo page to promote awareness of Ballot Measure 2, which would legalize weed in Alaska. After the video of her quitting went viral, the fundraiser surpassed its goal of $5,000 with more than $7,000 in funds.
Greene recorded a video with the Alaska Cannabis Club where she explained her dramatic stunt on the air. "There comes a time in each and every one of our lives when we must choose to continue to spectate or stand up for what's right," Greene said in her "Why I Quit" video.
She said “what’s right” is fighting to repeal "marijuana prohibition,” a form of "advocating for freedom and fairness." Greene did not address the reported restraining order from her former neighbor.
Alaska voters will decide in a referendum Nov. 4 whether to legalize recreational pot, the Associated Press reported. It would be regulated like alcohol, similar to Washington’s and Colorado’s legalization laws.
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