"People are mocked, they're humiliated and in ways they can never fully get back." Mathers, a petite blonde, had apologized for taking the photo at an LA Fitness club in July and posting it on Snapchat with the caption: "If I can't unsee this then you can't either." The posting was accompanied by a selfie of Mathers in a tank top with her hand over her mouth as if she's gasping in horror.The 2015 Playmate of the Year contended she intended to send the photo privately to a friend and accidentally posted it publicly.I understand that this was wrong and I will do everything in my power to show you." In another, she indicated that she did not mean to post the photo publicly, only send it to a friend."This was a very important case to me -- as a father, as a son, as someone who recognizes the damage that body-shaming can do," City Attorney Mike Feuer said.
She gained notoriety on the other side of the camera when she snapped a photo of an unwitting and unwilling subject — a naked 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room.
The firestorm of criticism that erupted after the Playboy model posted the pic online to mock the woman's body drew more attention than any centerfold of Mathers and led a judge Wednesday to order her to spend 30 days cleaning up graffiti on Los Angeles streets as punishment.
of a nude 70-year-old woman in the shower of a Playa Vista gym locker room and posted it on social media with a derogatory comment pleaded no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor and was placed on three years probation. In exchange for her plea to the invasion-of-privacy charge, Dani Mathers -- the 2015 Playboy Playmate of the Year -- was also ordered to perform 30 days of community labor, likely doing graffiti-removal work, according to the City Attorney's Office.
There was mixed feelings from gym goers if that was enough "It's a step forward but it's not where it should be," said Arturo Medina This is the first case of its kind prosecuted by L.
The victim, who was not in court, was humiliated by the cruel act, prosecutors said.
"Body shaming can devastate its subject," Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said.The backpacker arrived in Goa on February 23 and was seen by locals to be celebrating Holi with friends at Palolem, the Daily Mail reported, adding that Bhagat told police he sexually assaulted her and smashed her face with a beer bottle so that no one would identify the tourist.The suspect was arrested in 2014 in connection with a string of thefts in the area targeting foreigners, the newspaper said.Last year, two men were cleared of rape charges, triggering outrage and shining a spotlight on the seedy side of a state that receives hundreds of thousands of foreign tourists every year.Police said the tourist had come to Goa with a friend and celebrated Holi in coastal Canacona village, near Palolem.In a statement released by police, the girl claimed her mother had taken pictures and made videos of her and her two sisters, aged seven and eight.