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The Latest: Erin Andrews thanks supporters after verdict

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —  Sportscaster Erin Andrews is thanking her family, friends and legal team after she was awarded $55 million in a lawsuit over a nude video a stalker secretly recorded in a hotel and posted online.

Andrews said in a statement posted on her Twitter account that she has been honored by all the support from victims around the world and their outreach helped her to stand up and hold accountable those whose job it is to protect everyone's safety, security and privacy.

A jury awarded the verdict to Andrews on Monday, saying the stalker and two hotel companies were to blame.

Attorneys for the hotel companies said they were disappointed and not sure if they would appeal. They said the case has led to changes within the hotel industry to make rooms more secure.