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ESPN correspondent Erin Andrews -- who endured a Peeping Tom ordeal in 2008 -- is facing yet another scare, as the Dancing with the Stars contestant is now reportedly the target of life-threatening messages via emal.
The emails started last fall, when Andrews was coping with the voyeuristic crimes of Michael David Barrett, who was later sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for posting nude video of her online after he filmed her through a hotel-door peephole. The emails in question were initially sexual in nature, but now have turned violent, threatening Andrews' life.
The FBI has been notified and authorities believe they know the identity of the e-stalker. Andrews says she will keep dancing on the ABC show and has just asked that security be beefed up.
"She's not the type to be easily threatened," her attorney Marshall Grossman said in a statement. "She has every intention to meet her obligations. It is unfortunate that there are sick people who prey on the fears and threaten the well being of others."
According to People.com, Andrews showed up for rehearsal with partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy over the weekend.
"I'm glad I'm here. I have a dance on Monday and I don't want to let Maks down, I don't want to let my family down, and I don't want to let myself down," she said. "I'm not going to stop living my life."
She and Maks will be performing the waltz -- and Andrews says keeping her mind on the competition is helpful.
"I don't quit on things. It's not an option for me."
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