McDonald's Sued After Wife's Nude Photos Circulated on the Internet
PHILLIP and Tina Sherman have filed a $3m suit against McDonald's after nude photos of Mrs. Sherman were circulated on the internet. The photos had been on Mr. Sherman's mobile (cell) phone which he accidently left behind at McDonalds in Fayetteville, Arkansas. It is not known whether they include Mr. Sherman's Quarter Pounder.
Phillip Sherman says he accidentally left his phone, with the photos, at a McDonald's in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
He says staff promised to secure the phone until he could retrieve it.
The Shermans claim they had to move to a new home after the womans's name, address, and phone number appeared online along with the photos.
Tina Sherman says she began receiving offensive calls and text messages about the pictures from her husband's mobile phone after he left it at the McDonald's on 5 July.
The couple then discovered that the nude pictures she had sent to her husband's phone had been posted online.
The Shermans are suing McDonald's Corporation, the owner of the franchise involved and the restaurant's manager, saying they have suffered emotional distress, embarrassment and damage to their reputations.