A longtime stalker of former President Barack Obama’s eldest daughter, Malia Obama, has reportedly been detained by U.S. Secret Service agents after publicly begging her to marry him. On April 10, sources said, Brooklynite Jair Nilton Cardoso, 30, was seen putting a sign in the window of the Tribeca building where Obama, 18, was working as an intern before loudly making a public marriage proposal. At the time, two Secret Service agents on Malia’s detail removed him from the building.
Only two days later, sources said, Cardoso was spotted following Obama after she left work at another internship in the West Village. After he was stopped by Secret Service agents who recognized him from previous attempts to break into the White House, agents warned the lovesick man to stay away from the first daughter. The following day, agents interviewed Cardoso at his Brooklyn apartment, and took him to a hospital for evaluation after concluding that the man was suffering psychiatric issues.
On Tuesday, agents reported Cardoso to the NYPD, which is reportedly determining whether to file stalking or harassment charges against him.
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