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 humiliated, shamed and suffers from depression as a result of the video, which has been viewed by millions of people online.
The jury is set to begin deliberations on Monday. The video at the center of the trial was taken at a Nashville Marriott in by her stalkerMichael Barrett. Andrews discovered its existence online in and was severely disturbed by it.
By Reuven Fenton and Danika Fears. February 25, pm Updated March 2, am. Andrews, 37, wept as Jansen described the adult websites the video has made its way onto — and walked out of court with tears in her eyes a couple of minutes before jurors watched the footage.
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.
The footage that was secretly recorded through a peephole was subsequently put online and viewed approximately 17 million times around the world, according to the forensic computer expert who testified. Andrews told the jury that she has suffered depression as a result of the video, and feels humiliated on a daily basis. I feel so embarrassed and I am so ashamed.
Andrews, however, maintained that someone affiliated with the hotel gave out her room number to Barrett and placed him near her. I feel so embarrassed and I am so ashamed. Aiming to stand out in a crowded field, broadcasters this season have leaned on the stability of their schedules and the return of established hits.
Taylor said he actually wanted to give Andrews more money because the Internet videos will never go away. But one hospitality expert said hotels are already safe and called what the stalker did an anomaly. Hotels have been working for the past 15 years to better ensure safety for an ever-growing number of female business travelers, said Donna Quadri-Felitti, director and associate professor of hospitality management at Penn State.
By Frank Rosario and Danika Fears. Disgraced former insurance executive Michael David Barrett described how he requested a room next to the TV journalist so he could film peephole video of her at a Nashville hotel — easily getting her hotel room number by using a house phone that showed where she was staying. But when he showed up, a hotel employee told him that the room he had requested was unavailable and they were going to put him in a different area, Barrett testified. While waiting for his room, Barrett said he went to the hotel restaurant, where he found a house phone that displays room numbers and called the operator.
By Dominic Patten. To make matters worse, Andrews was never told Barrett was booked next door. Pre-planning, insurance salesman Barrett had removed peepholes in the doors and filmed Andrews with his cell phone.
A screenshot from the video showing Erin Andrews naked in her Marriott hotel room. The video is low quality, but that's because it's one of those awesome illegal voyeur videos some guy shot by drilling a peephole in his adjoining hotel room into Erin Andrew's room while she's curling her hair naked and doing squatting exercises. Why would anyone commit suicide with news like that? This and the ShamWow guy beating up a hooker are the only things that keep me going.