- The Washington Times - Monday, March 7, 2016

Sportscaster Erin Andrews received $55 million from a jury Monday in a lawsuit over the secret recording and release of a nude video.

Ms. Andrews had sought $75 million from the hotel operator and the stalker who in 2008 hacked at her peephole in a Nashville, Tennessee, hotel.

Michael David Barrett had been convicted of criminal stalking and sentenced to prison, but West End Hotel Partners said his actions at the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University were his fault, not a company liability.

In tearful testimony last week, Ms. Andrews, who now works for Fox Sports, said that public humiliation from the videos, which have received millions of online hits, have led her to suffer from depression.

The jury was handed the case at the end of last week, after two weeks of testimony, and began deliberations Monday morning.

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