Erin Andrews To Continue With “Dancing With The Stars” Despite Death ThreatsApril 4th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar
Los Angeles, Apr 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year seems to have started on a bad note for ESPN sports reporter Erin Andrews. The reporter had hardly come out of the trauma of the peephole nude video-tape which was featured on the internet, that she has been now receiving death threats from a person whose identity is not revealed to the media. Erin Andrews’ attorney Marshall Grossman has reportedly revealed to the media that a media outlet has reportedly received e-mails which threaten to kill the reporter.
Marshall Grossman has also said that in the e-mails the person has mentioned the case of Michael David Barrett who was recently sentenced to two and half years behind bars for shooting the reporter nude in her hotel room through the peephole of the room and then trying to sell it to the media. Though the anonymous person has reportedly tried to establish that the death threat has some link with the Michael David Barrett case, the attorney has reportedly said that no connection between the two has been established. According to reports the emails had started coming to the media source since last September. While at first the messages were sexual, recently the emails have become all the more violent, threatening to kill the reporter.
The FBI has been informed of the e-mail death threats that Erin Andrews has been receiving. The federal police are looking into the matter. Erin Andrews who is also participating this season in the “Dancing with the Stars” reality show in ABC has asked the show officials to increase the security. According to reports, private security has also been arranged for protection. However, Erin Andrews has said that she will continue with her performance in the show.
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