Jurors started their deliberations Monday after two weeks of emotional testimony. They heard directly from the Fox Sports reporter and co-host of the TV show ''Dancing with the Stars,'' who tearfully testified that she was humiliated, shamed and suffers from depression as a result of the video, which has been viewed by millions of people online. Andrews' parents described for jurors the terror they and their daughter felt after learning of the video but not knowing who took it, where it was shot and if someone was still watching their daughter.
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Television personality Erin Andrews has reached a settlement with the owner and operator of the Nashville hotel where a nude video of her that went viral was secretly recorded, according to media reports on Monday. He could not immediately be reached for comment by Reuters. The settlement was reached hours before lawyers were expected to return to court for an issue that could have left the hotel companies paying more, the Tennessean reported.
Fill out the form below, or call us at The explosive scandal surrounding the Fox sports reporter has been a turbulent roller coaster ride bursting with naked pics on the Internet, lawsuits, public discussions, theories and millions of dollars in damages. The Erin Andrews peephole scandal, which is still one of the most talked-about topics whenever the subject of invasion of privacy comes up, is very much akin to the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal.
In his closing argument, Andrews' attorney encouraged the jury to award her damages that took into account the "full amount of harm that's been done to her. During her testimony, Andrews said she has suffered because of the video for the last seven years. She was forced to seek help in dealing with the trauma and now has an elaborate strategy for checking out hotels she stays in.
Andrews had also sued the Illinois man who filmed her, Michael David Barrett. The jurors found Mr. Barrett, who pleaded guilty and served more than two years in prison for traveling across state lines to videotape Ms.
Sportscaster Erin Andrews testified Monday that she will forever be haunted by a secretly recorded video posted online showing her naked in a hotel room, but an attorney on Tuesday suggested it hadn't hurt her career. The Nashville Marriott is also named in the suit; Andrews has said the hotel allowed Barrett to request the room next to hers without notifying her. On Tuesday Andrews continued her testimony on how the video has affected her, and how she expects it will continue to do so.
Sportscaster and television host Erin Andrews testifies in Nashville. Andrews sued the franchise owner and manager of a luxury hotel and a man who admitted to making secret nude recordings of her in She hugged her attorneys, family and several jurors after the verdict. She appeared to sign an autograph for at least one juror.
Andrews, a Fox Sports reporter and co-host of the TV show Dancing with the Stars, wept as jurors announced the verdict. She hugged her attorneys and family, who have supported her inside the courtroom throughout the emotional trial. Jurors heard directly from Andrews, who testified that she was humiliatedshamed and suffers from depression as a result of the video, which has been viewed by millions of people online.
She hugged her attorneys, family and several jurors after the verdict. She appeared to sign an autograph for at least one juror. The jury heard directly from Andrews, who testified that she was humiliated, shamed and suffers from depression as a result of the video, which has been viewed by millions of people online.