Anthony Dowsley and Ruth Lamperd report the latest in a scandal that seems to have started when a teenage girl obtained nude and semi-nude pictures of members of the St Kilda football team. A member of the team has stated that he took the pictures and that they were obtained from his laptop without his knowledge or consent:
Nick Riewoldt is set to launch legal action against Channel 7 over its broadcast of a photo of him on its evening news.
Channel 7 broadcast the nude picture with some pixelation during its 6pm news bulletin on Monday. The photo had been uploaded on Facebook by a teenage girl.
Riewoldt will also meet his manager, Ricky Nixon, this morning about a defamation claim.
The 28-year-old’s actions come as the 17-year-old girl last night announced that she was going to release five more explicit photos of AFL players when she arrives at Melbourne Airport today.
Meanwhile, lawyers for St Kilda and Sam Gilbert have turned the tables on the girl who has turned Riewoldt, and teammates Zac Dawson and Nick Dal Santo’s lives upside down, by telling her through an internet site to be in court.
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