Fired NY1 meteorologist Erick Adame needs his job again after going public in regards to the leaked nude photographs that value him his gig — with a supply telling The Publish Tuesday the ordeal is a case of “revenge porn.”
Adame — who says he was booted from the Spectrum Information channel after somebody on an grownup webcam website despatched his bare photos to his employer — is asking his bosses to have a look at the wave of help he’s obtained over the scandal, his rep mentioned.
“Name it loopy, name it naïve, name it far-fetched however Erick would actually love his bosses and the decision-makers at Spectrum [News NY1] to have a look at the overwhelming response on social media and conventional media and see that folks actually love him and provides him one other likelihood,” Adame’s disaster supervisor, Howard Bragman of agency La Brea Media, informed The Publish.
“His actual dream could be to return again to the job he has all the time beloved for the final decade-and-a-half,” Bragman mentioned.
The Emmy-nominated weatherman got here clear on Instagram Monday about his decade-long secret appearances on an grownup webcam web site, apologizing and saying he was getting skilled assist for the “compulsive conduct.”
He mentioned he was fired after bare photos taken from movies he recorded on a webcam website for males have been despatched to his employer and his mother.
Adame is in search of a court docket order to power the positioning to disclose the id of the particular person, noting he intends to sue them however wants their actual id to take action.
“There was no extortion. It was basic revenge porn,” a supply near Adame informed The Publish on Tuesday.
“Any individual acknowledged him and thought they might play God and share it along with his employer and his household.”
Adame’s put up has obtained hundreds of likes since Monday, in addition to lots of of feedback, many expressing help for the forecaster.
“If individuals actually need him on the air, write to Spectrum, tweet to Spectrum, hit them up on Instagram and allow them to know you need Erick again,” Bragman mentioned.
A spokesperson for Constitution Communications, the guardian firm for Spectrum Information NY1, declined to touch upon whether or not it might contemplate rehiring Adame.