Famke Janssen Reports Break-In After Finding Creepy Children's Book In NYC Home

on August 13 2013 5:10 PM

Famke Janssen says she was the victim of a bizarre burglary at her New York City home over the weekend.

According to TMZ, the actress returned to her residence to find a copy of the children’s book “The Lonely Doll” by her bed. But Janssen says she doesn’t own the book, so it looked like a break-in.

According to the New York Daily News, Janssen called the cops around 8 p.m. on Saturday and filed a police report.

TMZ reports that there are no signs of a forced entry and the police are combing through security footage looking for anything unusual. The 47-year-old actress told the authorities that nobody else has access to her home.

“The Lonely Doll” was originally published in 1957 by photographer Dare Wright. The cover of the book, depicting a doll looking over her shoulder, only adds to the bizarre nature of the alleged burglary.

The plot of the book is also very eerie when read in the context of the break-in. The children’s story is about a doll named Edith living alone in a house until she meets two teddy bears, Mr. Bear and Little Bear.

According to Gawker, the climax of the story involves Mr. Bear spanking Edith after she and Little Bear make a mess while playing with make-up. After delivering the punishment, Mr. Bear tells Edith that he and Little Bear will never leave her.

Janssen is best known for playing Jean Grey in the “X-Men” film series. In 1995, she played a villainous Bond girl in the 007 film “GoldenEye.” More recently, the Dutch-born actress had a memorable guest stint on FX’s “Nip/Tuck” and co-starred with Liam Neeson in “Taken” and “Taken 2.” In 2012, she took the starring role of Olivia Godrey on the Netflix original series, “Hemlock Grove.”