The videos were posted online a year later and widely shared - a trauma that Andrews still hasn't been able to put behind her. Sportscaster and television host Erin Andrews leaves the courtroom on Tuesday. Credit: Mark Humphrey. The video incident was the worst offence in a litany of sexist affronts to Andrews during her career as a sideline reporter: endless commentary on her appearance, dismissive remarks by other sports reporters. After the video came out, she said on Monday, according to Deadspin , she was pressured to do an interview about the video just to prove that it wasn't a publicity stunt. Her story shows how hard it is to be just "a girl who loves sports" on national television.
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By Todd Venezia. Barrett allegedly doctored the peepholes in two of the hotel rooms Andrews stayed at while on assignment around the country — and made creepy cellphone vid eos of her which he allegedly posted on the Internet. The suspect — who also goes by the name Mark Ben nett — allegedly tried to sell the videos to a celebrity Web site. Andrews told the FBI being a voyeur victim and being ex posed on the Internet was a horrific experience. She was concerned there might be more video and wanted to vomit just thinking about it. The bodacious blonde said the background in several of the tapes appeared to be in side the Nashville Marriott, where she stayed on Sept. When an FBI agent went there in August, he found that the front door peephole of her room had been tampered with.
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While professional sports is still very much a man's world, the same is not always true of the sports journalism world, especially not when it comes to the pinnacle of sports journalism: ESPN. Freakonimics questioned why this is, when broadcast crews are largely made up of middle-aged men. On the bright side, there have been many female reporters over the years, including SportsCenter anchor Lindsay Czarniak and sports journo wunderkind Olivia Harlan, who have managed to merge beauty with brains.
But, Nichols was unaware a video feed was recording her while she was on a recent private phone call in her room -- and the video was later captured on cell phone by someone who had access to it. Some of the footage -- roughly 4 minutes -- was sent to the website Deadspin, according to the site. ESPN has already issued a statement supporting Nichols and condemning whoever is leaking the footage. The network added, "As for the substance of the conversation, it is not reflective of our decision-making on staffing assignments for the NBA, which has largely been driven by the circumstances of the pandemic.