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‘Baby Reindeer’: Real-Life Martha Files $50 Million Lawsuit Against Netflix

The woman who was allegedly the basis of the "Martha" character in 'Baby Reindeer' has made good on her promise to sue Netflix.

Fiona Harvey accuses streaming service of defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and negligence "arising out of the brutal lies" in Richard Gadd's hit series In the lawsuit, first reported by TMZ and obtained by Rolling Stone, Harvey claims that Netflix did an inadequate job of protecting her identity amid the series’ breakout success. Within days of Baby Reindeer premiering, despite Gadd asking viewers not to seek out the inspiration behind Martha, internet sleuths were quickly able to figure out Harvey’s identity based on the decade-old tweet.

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