Penrith playmaker Tyrone May has broken his silence after almost going to jail for producing sex tapes without the consent of the women in them. May, 24, spoke to 7NEWS and was reduced to tears several times while reflecting on the ordeal which saw him miss the entire NRL season. Watch the 7NEWS exclusive interview above. May made four sex tapes - including two videos shot during an orgy with a teammate - and plead guilty to intentionally recording an intimate image without consent. Charges accusing May of distributing the sex tapes were dropped.
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Earlier this week, as Panthers young gun Tyrone May was being charged by police , senior officials at another club stood before their playing group. They wanted a show of hands: which of the players reckoned they might have featured in explicit videos in the last, say, five or so years? The officials were in no mood for bullshit. They wanted to know where they stood. Get in front of this instead of playing catch-up.
'If I was a father': NRL player opens up on sex tape scandal
France 24 is not responsible for the content of external websites. The shattered boss of embattled Australian rugby league side Penrith Panthers has warned a sex tape scandal plaguing his club is not isolated, with the scourge "widespread" across the sport. Penrith has been rocked over the past few days by the emergence of lurid videos on social media allegedly featuring its players, overshadowing their build-up to the new National Rugby League season, which kicks off in barely a week.
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. Australian rugby league may be shut down due to COVID but that didn't spare the scandal-plagued sport more bad news as two Canterbury Bulldogs players were sacked over an escapade with "young females". New Zealand Test forward Corey Harawira-Naera, 24, and winger Jayden Okunbor, 23, were suspended in early March after taking the women back to their team hotel on a pre-season trip. Australian media said they met the women, described by the club as "young females of a consensual age", while visiting a school in the New South Wales beachside town of Port Macquarie.