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Guy Who Thinks 'The Matrix' Is Real Left Creepy Mail For Keanu Reeves

Fans dressed as characters from the movie line up for the opening of the film Matrix Revolution at Graumann's Chinese Theater November 5, 2003 in Hollywood, California. (Carlo Allegri/ Getty Images)
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Perhaps in The Matrix—a world without rules and controls, without borders or boundaries... a world where anything is possible—leaving creepy mail for an actor would be considered acceptable behavior. But, alas, it is not so in Los Angeles, where a stalker who needed to get in touch with Keanu Reeves has crossed a line. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, the LAPD is searching for a man who believes the Matrix is real (I it though?), and who had to get to Neo.

So in October, he went to Reeves' home and placed an envelope in the mailbox, in which Reeves found the red pill the man's phone number with this written instruction: "I will call the cell provided tomorrow. We need to meet as I have already started building the new world. #masterbuilder."

A quick hashtag search of #masterbuilder on Twitter yielded many Lego enthusiasts, a couple of vape companies, and Freemasons. You're welcome for the help, detectives.

As TMZ notes, the use of the cell phone is a reference to the first Matrix movie. Reeves also told the LAPD that he's worried about his safety, because the Neo-seeker knows where he lives. He also believes he "suffers from some type of mental disorder"—though perhaps we are the ones living the fantasy.

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Reeves has reason to be wary, because unfortunately this is not the first time someone's gotten too close. In 2014, a stalker broke into Reeves' home and just chilled there while he slept. In a Reddit AMA, Reeves said of the incident: "Yeah, I guess my security wasn't good enough... it's better now! And, uh, it was really scary. The first time was at like 4 in the morning on a Saturday, and it was scary."

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