Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

Arts and Entertainment

Georgia Man Arrested for Sending Naked Crotch Shots to L.A. Lawyer to The Stars

Stories like these are only possible with your help!
Your donation today keeps LAist independent, ready to meet the needs of our city, and paywall free. Thank you for your partnership, we can't do this without you.

A Rossville, Georgia resident was arrested Friday for allegedly e-mailing photos of his naked genitalia to a Los Angeles-area attorney with famous clients. Dennis Shaun Bowman, 28, has what local authorities say is "a history of disturbing behavior," centered around his obsession with female celebrities, including Kim Kardashian and Scarlett Johansson, according to the Catoosa News. Capt. Chris Lyons of the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office says Bowman currently believes he has a relationship with Johansson.

The recipient of Bowman's x-rated selfies was lawyer Kevin Yorn, who counts ScarJo among his high-profile clients.

Yorn, as profiled in 2012 by Variety, is lauded for his “expertise in connecting Hollywood with outside investors, mostly in the tech sector.” He helped Johansson get deals with Louis Vuitton and Dolce & Gabbana (and also brought Ellen DeGeneres and JC Penney together).

The lawyer’s office is familiar with Bowman; over the past several months he has called them repeatedly, jamming up their phone system. One day earlier this year, Yorn says in court documents he arrived at work to 82 voicemails from Bowman. Previously, Bowman sent the offices over 100 e-mails and left several messages.

Support for LAist comes from

Kim Kardashian also has on file a protective order against Bowman. Authorities in Georgia say that the Los Angeles Police Department are well aware of Bowman’s behavior; Bowman briefly transplanted to L.A. in order to be closer to the objects of his affection.

Bowman was taken into custody Friday, August 23, charged with seven counts of distributing obscene materials. As of Monday morning, he was still in jail with a bond set at $24,500.