According to TMZ.com, a judge granted the singer the restraining order against an obsessed fan who was arrested last week after breaking into her neighbor's home under the mistaken impression that it was Rihanna's home.
As part of the order, Steveland Barrow must stay 100 yards away from Rihanna. Barrow was recently released from custody, and has not been spotted since.
The news comes one day after Law & Order: SVU did a "ripped from the headlines" story line that depicted a young couple that were obviously based on Rihanna and Chris Brown, whose personal lives made headlines after the rapper boyfriend physically abused his songstress girlfriend. [Warning! Do not read further if you don't want to be spoiled on events in the episode.] The NBC procedural strayed from the real-life story, however, when the rapper's abuse escalates and by the end of the episode, murders the woman.