Brady, 31, of Cross Bedford Road, Sheffield, was jailed for 4 months.
Choose Jeremy Richardson QC informed Brady his assaults on Mr Wootton had “all the pieces to do along with your longing for superstar standing and your irritation that the press weren’t within the least considering your considerably uninteresting life.”
At Sheffield Crown Courtroom, the choose mentioned Brady’s claims Mr Wootton was ultimately chargeable for Miss Flack’s loss of life have been “wholly irrational”.
Earlier this week, Brady admitted harassment at a listening to.
Choose Richardson mentioned he could be launched within the “very close to future”, given the time the defendant served on remand.
He imposed a 10-year restraining order banning Brady from contacting Mr Wootton, posting something about him on-line, or going inside 200 yards of his residence or office.
Choose Richardson blasted the social media posts and messages about Mr Wootton as “completely outrageous”.
He issued Brady a stark warning he might face extra jail time for breaching the restraining order.
In a press release learn to the court docket, Mr Wootton – who watched the proceedings by video hyperlink – mentioned he “adored” the “late, nice Caroline Flack”.
He added: “I solely ever wrote tales about Caroline that she needed to be printed.”
The journalist added: “She knew I had her again.”
Mr Wootton mentioned the late presenter referred to as him after ending her relationship with The Apprentice star.
The broadcaster mentioned Brady had his telephone quantity following a visit to an O2 live performance organized by Miss Flack so he might meet the defendant as a result of she knew Mr Wootton had reservations about their relationship.
Mr Wootton mentioned in his assertion: “The general public needs to be conscious that he (Brady) has no credibility to talk on behalf of Caroline.”
However he added: “I hope he will get the assistance he wants.”
The court docket was learn a message despatched to Mr Wootton by Miss Flack which mentioned of Brady: “He’s scary, Dan. Nonetheless scares me even when he’s in Australia.”
The court docket heard how Brady’s marketing campaign started on the yr’s anniversary of Miss Flack’s loss of life and concerned what the choose described as “deeply disagreeable nonsense” throughout a variety of platforms.
Laura Marshall, prosecuting, mentioned different journalists have been included within the defendant’s messaging together with one who mentioned Brady had demanded she pay him £40,000 for a “inform all” story about his former fiancée.
Ms Marshall mentioned one message Brady posted about Mr Wootton mentioned: “Felt like eliminating him as soon as and for all.”
She mentioned WhatsApp voice messages left for the presenter included feedback like: “You’re culpable for folks’s deaths” and “you’re an evil man who must be handled”.
The court docket heard how Brady was arrested and bailed in February 2021 however continued his marketing campaign towards the journalist.
When he was arrested once more, in April 2021, Brady livestreamed the occasion on Instagram, saying: “You’re going to should put a bullet in my head.”
The choose was informed Brady accused Mr Wootton of being a intercourse offender and a assassin throughout a two-month lengthy marketing campaign and in contrast him to convicted disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein.
Choose Richardson mentioned it was “deeply offensive prison conduct” and described it as “irrational” and “narcissistic”.
He mentioned: “You wholly irrationally presupposed to blame (Mr Wootton) in some weird approach for (Miss Flack’s) loss of life. It should be made clear that nothing could possibly be extra faraway from the reality.”
The choose mentioned he was “totally happy” that Brady’s “catalogue of abuse” had “little or no to do with the loss of life of Miss Flack”.
Choose Richardson mentioned he wouldn’t “sully” his sentencing remarks by repeating a number of the “kaleidoscope of invective laced with excessive octane expletives”.
The choose informed Brady: “Put merely, you should cease doing what you do.”
He defined to him the results could be extreme if he resumed his marketing campaign.
He informed him: “Please mark my phrases. If that ought to occur, the doubtless sentence, given the historical past, might be measured in years not months.
“You might have been warned.”