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Netflix faces $170 million lawsuit over Baby Reindeer stalker depiction

Still from Netflix’s Baby Reindeer, showing actor Jessica Gunning as Martha.
Fiona Harvey is suing Netflix and Baby Reindeer creator Richard Gadd, saying her life has been “destroyed” by the show after being identified as the inspiration for Martha (pictured, portrayed by Jessica Gunning). | Image: Netflix

A Scottish woman who says it only took thousands of Reddit and TikTok users “a matter of days” to identify her as the inspiration behind a stalker in Netflix’s Baby Reindeer series has filed a $170 million defamation lawsuit against Netflix and the show’s creator, Richard Gadd. Fiona Harvey alleges her “identity and likeness” were used for the character Martha Scott, played by Jessica Gunning, telling “brutal lies” out of “greed and lust for fame” that have destroyed “her reputation, her character, and her life.”

In the series, which claims in its title card that it’s a “true story” based on Gadd’s personal experiences, the comedian plays a fictionalized version of himself being stalked by Martha. While Harvey isn’t mentioned in the show…

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