Italian soccer referee Diana Di Meo has printed that she has been the sufferer of revenge porn.
The 22-year-old professional from the coastal town Pescara introduced that non-public and particular pictures and movies have been stolen from her and posted on WhatsApp and Telegram.
She reported it to the government, with the culprits reportedly dealing with as much as six years in prison for sharing the content material with out her consent.
Di Meo informed police: “I’ve been locked up at house, I’ve been crying and throwing up for 2 days.”
The referee additionally took to Instagram, posting a 3 minute lengthy video to her close to 100,000 fans, wherein she thanked enthusiasts for flooding her with messages of enhance.
The soccer professional could also be a legislation pupil along being a referee, and printed: “Those are non-public movies which were stolen from me.
“Somebody will have to have controlled to get into my cell phone. Another way, I do not know how they had been taken.
“I’ve filed a criticism and the government will deal with the whole thing. I thank all of the girls and boys who’re writing to me from far and wide Italy.
“This is a state of affairs that I don’t want on someone, I’m attempting to withstand however no longer everybody succeeds. We will have to file those movies and the individuals who proceed to percentage this stuff.”
Di Meo additionally courageously informed her fans that she hopes others will apply her instance, within the purpose that sufferers of the similar crime will to find the ‘voice’ to talk out.
She endured: “I’m right here to speak about it, many people can’t do it and conceal.
“I am hoping to offer a voice to all the ones sufferers who’re blamed, when in truth the perpetrator is at the different aspect of the display.
“These days the sufferer is me, the next day it generally is a particular person shut to people who possibly now are gazing the movies and smiling.”