It certainly has been a busy week for off-the-field Browns news. There was the fan who celebrated the game-winning touchdown in the endzone Sunday and was promptly arrested. There was the drunk fan in the Muni Lot who stripped to his underwear, challenged an amateur tailgating DJ to a fight, and lost. There was the fan who was ejected from the stadium for "excessive standing."
And then there was the Muni Lot blowjob video, which captured two amorous and possibly intoxicated lovers getting frisky behind an RV trailer in plain sight of the amateur photographer and anyone who happened to be driving on the shoreway at that moment.
The video has since been deleted by the YouTube user, but it hasn't been lost to the ether of blackout concrete parking lot memories yet. Deadspin has a copy of its own, which is still up.
Yesterday they published an email correspondence (bottom of page) with someone who had contacted them asking to have the video removed. Subject: Defamation of Character. It's readily apparent that one of the participants in the amorous activities is the sender. Full transcript after the jump.
SUBJECT: Defamation of Character
Good afternoon Mr. Daulerio,
I request that this video: be taken down immediately. This is Defamation of Character. The video was shot and posted without permission. I see that the other video attached has already been removed and I appreaciate you doing the same here.
Who is it defaming if no one is named or identified?
PERSON WHO MAY KNOW PERSON IN BLOWJOB VIDEO BUT PROBABLY IS ONE OF THE PEOPLE IN BLOWJOB VIDEO:
Friends, family, and people at work have been told and are viewing the video. Yes, they do recoginize who is in the video. Yes, this was a bad decision made. However, it could of stayed out of family and work viewing. This is costly to employment now.
What the hell are you talking about? How does this defame (whomever this is) in any way if they're not named and you (or whomever!) is giving a blowjob behind a goddamn RV in the middle of a tailgate right smack in front of a goddamn highway?
So reconsider this approach.