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Erin Andrews Seeking $75 Million In Damages In Peephole Case

Erin Andrews, who is currently a Fox Sports sideline reporter and the co-host of ABC's Dancing With the Stars, is seeking $75 million in damages stemming from a 2008 incident in which she was secretly videotaped nude in a Tennessee hotel room. The news was first reported by The Smoking Gun.

Back in 2010, Michael David Barrett was convicted of interstate stalking and sentenced to 30 months in prison. In 2011, Andrews filed suit against Mariott, West End Hotel Partners, Windsor Capital Group and Barrett. Andrews' amended complaint for the case, which came after the defense argued that Andrews' claims were "vague", included the new number. The trial is set to begin in February. Here's more:

With a trial date set for late-February--more than four years after Andrews filed her complaint--defense lawyers last month sought a court order directing Andrews to provide a specific damages amount. The attorneys argued that Andrews’s claims were “unreasonably vague and ambiguous.”

After Judge Hamilton Gayden granted the defense motion, Andrews filed an October 13 amended complaint including the $75 million damage claim.

At the time, Andrews was working for ESPN. The incident occurred while she was covering a Vanderbilt football game for the network.