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Erin Andrews isn’t done expressing her displeasure over that peephole video that was filmed at various hotels one year ago.
The ESPN reporter filed a lawsuit against seven hotels as well as Michael David Barrett, the Chicago man who admitted to creating the leaked tapes.
Andrews filed the lawsuit on Thursday against the hotels for negligence and invasion of privacy. This comes about seven months after Barrett pleaded guilty to interstate stalking in L.A.
The suit claims that the hotels in question confirmed where Andrews was staying and disclosed her room number without her consent.
The recent Dancing with the Stars contestant is seeking more than $1.2 million in damages from the hotels and Barrett for “severe and permanent emotional distress.”
Barrett was sentenced to 2 & 1/2 years in jail back in March.
The complaint also names Marriott International Inc., West End Hotel Partners LLC and Nashville Marriott At Vanderbilt University, Windsor Capital Group Inc., Radisson Hotels International Inc., Ashtel Inc. and Radisson Hotel Milwaukee Airport, Ohio State University and The Blackwell Inn, and Preferred Hotel Group Inc. and Summit Hotels & Resorts.
Andrews says she wants her suit to make hotels be more careful when they check-in their guests.
“Although I’ll never be able to fully erase the impact that this invasion of privacy has had upon me and my family, I do hope that my experience will cause the hospitality industry to be more vigilant in protecting its guests from the time they reserve a hotel room until they check out,” she said in a written statement.
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