Apparently, Jessie Nizewitz didn't know what she was getting into when she opted to go on Dating Naked.
The contestant from the new VH1 reality series filed a $10 million lawsuit against the network's operator Viacom and two production companies yesterday for allegedly flashing her crotch during a playful wrestling match on the beach with a male contestant.
According to the complaint, first reported by Entertainment Weekly and obtained by E! News, the 28-year-old New York model was assured that all of her naughty bits would be blurred during the show, but she claims there was no blurring during that quick exchange, causing her privates to be completely shown on the tube and subsequently sparking an embarrassing outpour on social media.
"I have no problem going to a beach in a bikini or people seeing me on TV in a bikini," Nizewitz said in a statement to E! News by her attorney.
"Although I went on this show knowing that I would be nude while taping it I was told that my private parts would be blurred for TV. If you watch an episode, you will see that the blur actually makes it less revealing than a bikini would. Obviously, I did not expect the world to see my private parts, this is not what I anticipated or what any other contestants on the show anticipated."
VH1 and Lighthearted Entertainment had no comment, while Firelight Entertainment was not immediately available for a response.
The suit filed late Wednesday claims uncensored images of Nizewitz were passed around Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr after airing on VH1.
"Plaintiff...was shocked, horrified and outraged to observe this intrusion into her privacy for all to see," reads the suit. "Immediately Plaintiff became subject to ridicule by those watching...Plaintiff has suffered and continues to suffer extreme emotional distress, mental anguish, humiliation and embarrassment...Defendants knew or reasonably should have known that broadcasting an individual's vagina and anus on national cable television would cause substantial and severe emotional distress."
Dating Naked, which premiered on July 17, features one male and one female who each go out on several naked dates, including one with each other, before choosing who they'd like to see again. While the premise of the show has been deemed taboo, it has an impressive match-making success rate—six couples who have met on the show have stayed together, according to VH1.