Privacy is becoming as rare as hen’s teeth in this messed up world of ours

How any woman could think that it is okay to take a photo of a naked stranger in the gym without her permission and then share it with the world on Snapchat is a mystery to me.
This woman did exactly that but thankfully the gym gave her back some much needed karma by cancelling her membership. Police charges have also been filed and so they should be.

The moral line in the sand these days is getting fainter and fainter as celebrities post naked photos of themselves and leak sex tapes, and hackers steal private messages and photos and share them with the world simply because they can. People’s morality and judgement have been impaired. It is all too easy these days to act spontaneously and destroy someone’s life at the push of a button.

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Police in Los Angeles are investigating a Playboy model who body-shamed a naked woman at the gym.

Dani Mathers took a photo of the woman in the locker room at LA Fitness and shared it on her official Snapchat, with the caption: “If I can’t unsee this then you can’t either.”

The 29-year-old Playmate faced immediate backlash from her followers and deleted the post.

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But LA Fitness has since filed a police report, and a criminal investigation has been launched based on “disseminating private images”, ET reports.

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The gym said cell phone usage and photography were prohibited in the locker rooms, and Mathers had been banned as a result of the incident.

“Her behaviour is appalling and puts every member at risk of losing their privacy. Her membership has been permanently revoked, at all our health clubs, and law enforcement has been notified.”

Mathers has claimed the post was an accident, and that she meant to send it to one of her friends.

She apologised in a series of Snapchat videos and posts on her Twitter account, which has since been deactivated.

“I want to acknowledge my post from snapchat earlier,” she said.

“There is no excuse… I understand fully the magnitude of this post and that I have hurt a lot of people, women.

“Body shaming is not OK and is nothing to joke about… This was meant to be a part of a private conversation that never should have happened.

“I’m sorry for what I did… I need to take some time to myself now to reflect on why I did this horrible thing.”

– Stuff

The media have made this about body shaming but to me it is about privacy. You do not have the right to take a photo of a naked person without their permission. I don’t care what size they are. You do not have that right. The issue is privacy not body shaming. These days nothing seems to be sacred anymore.


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