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L.A. Court Date Set for Stalking Case Involving ESPN's Erin Andrews

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The Illinois man accused of taking nude videos of ESPN reporter Erin Andrews and uploading them to the web will have to appear in a Los Angeles U.S. District Court later this month.

Michael David Barrett, 48, was arrested Friday night at Chicago's O'Hare Airport for allegedly taking video of Andrews in the nude through a peephole in a Nashville hotel room and then posting it on the internet after failing to sell the footage to TMZ. The criminal complaint alleges Barrett stalked her "with intent to harass, to place under surveillance with intent to harass and intimidate, and to cause substantial emotional distress to a person in another state."

Today, a Chicago-based judged ordered him to be confined to his home daily from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. The court date is set for October 23rd where Barrett is expect to plead not guilty.

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