Charlotte Ashton-Rickardt (left) sent 50 emails to Claudine Collins (right)
Charlotte Ashton-Rickardt, 32, sent 50 emails to the businesswoman in just three days, despite already being warned for harassing her.
One email said: “I’m not outside but I can bring drug dealers and rapists outside… would you like me to bring my friends?”
Ashton-Rickardt had been warned for harassing her
Between 2013 and up to March of this year, things have happened which have seen her sectioned
Ashton-Rickardt bombarded Ms Collins with emails after her internship at MediaCom ended “prematurely”, Highbury Corner magistrates in north London heard.
Ms Collins, who has appeared on the BBC show since 2013 and quizzes contestants in the semi-final, is the UK managing director of the £1billion media agency.
Ms Collins appeared on The Apprentice
Rebecca Manning, defending, said Ashton-Rickardt had been sectioned after being diagnosed with a “delusional disorder”.
She said: “Between 2013 and up to March of this year, things have happened which have seen her sectioned. That would explain her behaviour.”
Ashton-Rickardt, from Hambrook, West Sussex, admitted one count of harassment without violence.
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Ms Collins is the UK managing director of MediaCom
The court heard she was receiving treatment for her condition.
Deputy district judge Adrian Turner ordered her to continue with her treatment.
He also issued a restraining order that she should not contact Ms Collins.