- The Washington Times - Tuesday, November 8, 2016

A British woman charged under the United Kingdom’s so-called revenge-porn law, has escaped a prison sentence despite admitting to posting naked photos of her former boss on a social-media site where the man’s wife was all but certain to see them before they were taken down.

“Care worker Kaylea Reid, 26, exchanged intimate photographs with her manager Robert Page when they became close after she split from her boyfriend,” explained the Daily Mail, adding that after she lost her job she took two images of a naked Mr. Page and posted them to the “Facebook page of a mobile tool supplies company run by his wife.”

Ms. Reid “could have been jailed for up to two years, but she was given a conditional discharge for six months and ordered to pay a victim surcharge fee of £20,” the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.

Ms. Reid’s attorney, Paul Booty, reportedly told the court that his client took the drastic step of posting the naked snaps of her ex-lover because “she was trying to be heard.” Accordingly, she suffered “just as much humiliation” as her victim, Mr. Booty argued, said the Daily Mail.

Revenge porn has been illegal in the United Kingdom since 2015, and the “vast majority” of the few hundred offenders who have been prosecuted have been men, according to the Daily Mail.

In her latest post to her Facebook page, Ms. Reid had a message for all her “haters,” although it’s impossible to know if she has in view her detractors from the revenge-porn case. “f– u all!” she captioned a meme showing Leonardo DiCaprio from “The Great Gatsby” raising a cocktail glass and saying, “Cheers to all my haters! Be patient. So much more is coming.”


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