Paris Hilton, Cy WaitsParis Hilton and boyfriend Cy Waits were accosted on their way into court Wednesday, the Associated Press reports.

Hilton and Waits were walking into a Superior Court building in Van Nuys when a man attempted to grab Waits in the back of the neck. The attacker was immediately subdued by a bodyguard and handed over to police. reports the suspect, identified as James Rainford, was also arrested last October after trespassing on the socialite's property and getting into an altercation with her security.

After his arrest, Rainford explained to police that he was in love with Hilton and had her father's permission to marry her, reports. "Ricky Hilton said I could marry Paris. He gave me his blessing. I love Paris," he said. The website also reports pictures of Hilton and love notes to her were found in his pockets.