Michael David Barrett, 48, faces federal charges of interstate stalking for taking the videos, posting the videos online and trying to sell them to celebrity Web site TMZ. District Court in Chicago. Andrews is identified in the federal complaint as E. Barrett, of Westmont, Ill.
TV sports reporter secretly filmed naked in hotel room by stalker awarded £38million damages
ESPN Reporter Unknowingly Filmed in the Nude
Fox Sports NFL host Charissa Thompson endured the unimaginable back in January, when someone hacked into her iCloud, stole nude photos of her and released them online. Since then, Thompson has been in a personal and external fight to regain her feeling of privacy, a process she discussed publicly for the first time this week on a podcast with The Athletic. It was really, really tough. Of course, there was embarrassment. So it felt — the obvious — like such an invasion. But then the depths I am still taking to get back that privacy are unbelievable. The way I equate is someone came into my home, robbed my home of all its possessions, put it out in the cul-de-sac right in front of me, and I had to buy all of it right back to put back in my house.
Nude Video of ESPN Reporter Stirs Controversy
A Chicago-area man arrested at O'Hare airport who is accused of taping surreptitious nude videos of ESPN reporter Erin Andrews was due to appear in federal court late Saturday morning, authorities said. He faces federal charges of interstate stalking for taking the videos, trying to sell them to celebrity Web site TMZ and posting the videos online, the FBI said in a statement. Several TV networks and newspapers aired brief clips or printed screen grabs from the videos in July.
A man accused of filming surreptitious nude videos of a female TV sports reporter has been arrested in Chicago, the FBI says. The videos were filmed through a modified door peephole while Andrews was alone and undressed in hotel rooms in Nashville, Tennessee, in September and Milwaukee in July , investigators believe. Barrett, 48, was arrested at Chicago's O'Hare airport on Friday night after returning from a trip to Buffalo, New York, authorities said.