Here’s why a Snapchat video of this Brazilian swimmer could land you in jail
During Rio, we all couldn’t help but thirst over some of the athletes.
In fact, it’s not just the Olympics that get LGBT media salivating every time a celebrity gets caught naked on a beach or has their social media pics leaked.
Orlando Bloom, for instance, is just one of the latest to get caught out and he certainly won’t be the last.
Sometimes, however, the media aren’t as perceptive as they probably should be when it comes to checking some of these images and that’s when there can be problems.
Problems just like the one in this story.
Eduardo Amaral was one of Brazil’s swimmers, competing for the country in Rio.
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Now, I’m sure you’ll agree with us, he’s handsome, right?
Well, according to Brazil’s Confederation of Aquatic Sports he’s also only 17! Uh oh.
Yesterday (August 23), an article was published on the Facebook page of a site called ‘Pop goes the news’.
It blasted a number of LGBT websites such as the ‘Gaily X’ and ‘Instinct Magazine’ for linking to a Snapchat video that showed the alleged underage swimmer pulling down his shorts to reveal something very NSFW (naturally, we’re not going to talk about exactly what, but it doesn’t take a genius to guess).
Around the world, the distribution of sexual images that feature anyone under the age of 18 are illegal. Since Eduardo doesn’t turn 18 until September 30, it pointed out that these sites could find themselves in some very hot water.
As far as PinkNews can tell ‘Instinct’ has removed the link from its Facebook page. ‘Gaily X’ has not.