Erin Andrews, the Fox Sports correspondent who sought $75 million after being secretly videotaped in a hotel room by her stalker, has been awarded $55 million, according to The Tennesseean. The award will be split between the assailant—51-year-old peeping tom Michael David Barrett—as well as the owner and management company of the Nashville Marriott hotel where the incident occurred.
The jury deliberated for just seven hours before coming to their verdict. Andrews, whose complaint in the nine-day trial alleged “severe and permanent emotional distress, embarrassment, past and future medical expenses,” among others, reportedly wept as the verdict was read.
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