A man who apparently pursued Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for personal advice - showing up at the uber-rich techie's office and home - has apologized and vowed to leave him alone, reports celebrity news website TMZ.
TMZ reported on Monday that Zuckerberg had obtained a restraining order against Pradeep Manukonda, telling police the man posed a potential threat after the unsolicited visits.
"I'm a peaceful guy ... I'm sorry he thought I was trying to harm him," Manukonda told the news and gossip website for an article posted early Tuesday. "I understand he's a busy man ... I'll respect his privacy."
Manukonda, 31 according to the website, told TMZ he had been dealing with a "major personal problem," and he believed Zuckerberg could offer some advice. The suspect declined to go into any details on his aforementioned problem, but told TMZ it was not computer related.