- Associated Press - Monday, May 14, 2012

NEW YORK (AP) - A Canadian actress accused of stalking Alec Baldwin says she’s confident her lawyer will be able to show she committed no crime.

Genevieve Sabourin (ZHAHN’-vee-ev sah-boor-EH’) spoke after a brief, procedural Manhattan court hearing Monday. She was upbeat.

Defense lawyer Maurice Sercarz says Sabourin had a legitimate purpose for trying to contact Baldwin and had a relationship with him. He won’t describe the nature of the relationship.

The Quebecois actress and the “30 Rock” star met on a movie set a decade ago and went to dinner together at least once in 2010.

Prosecutors say she sent Baldwin a string of emails this spring imploring him to marry her. She was arrested at Baldwin’s apartment building. A court document says she told police then she needed to speak with the actor.



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