‘They would have been mortified’: Popular TV star couple ‘draft in lawyers after their X-rated is sex tape leaked online’
A popular TV couple have reportedly called in lawyers after their sex tape was leaked online.
The intimate images were reportedly posted online, with their lawyers stepping in to take down the images from the internet over three weeks later.
Scandal: A popular TV couple have reportedly called in lawyers after their sex tape was leaked online
A source told the publication: ‘They would have been mortified by the leak.
‘Their fans will have been horrified on their behalf to think their private content was online for anyone to see.
‘By moving quickly and having it removed they have done the right thing.’
The Sun goes on to report that it is not known if the couple have approached the police in regards to the leak.
Shock: The ITV stars, who have not been named, are said to be ‘mortified’ after their X-rated pictures and videos were shared via direct messages through a social media account, according to The Sun
The pair are said to be household names who are known to millions of viewers having fronted a plethora of popular, big name TV shows.
MailOnline have contacted ITV representatives for comment.
In England and Wales it’s illegal to show private sexual photographs and films of someone without their consent with the intent to cause distress.
If prosecuted, offenders could serve a maximum of two years in prison for the crime.
It follows reports in November 2020 that the sex tape of a Strictly Come Dancing star resurfaced online after being leaked to a porn site.
Intrusion: The intimate images were reportedly posted online, with their lawyers stepping in to take down the images from the internet over three weeks later
The X-rated video allegedly sees the male celebrity – who has not been named – stripped naked and laying on a bed talking to an unseen participant, before performing a sex act on himself, reported OK! magazine.
It is said the 10-minute clip originally surfaced in 2017 amid a scandal which saw hundreds of male celebrity sex tapes leak online.
The show was also embroiled in another sex tape scandal in 2019 as a female star’s sex tape shared online.
In the explicit clip, the celebrity was fully aware she was being recorded, according to The Daily Star.
The publication stated at the time that it was unclear how the video was obtained and uploaded to the internet, or if police had been contacted about the leak.
Well known: The pair are said to be household names who are known to millions of viewers having fronted a plethora of popular, big name TV shows