There’s a rogue photograph doing the rounds of Alex Rodriguez sitting on the can, shot by the window of his luxurious NYC pad — and now his authorized workforce is urgently making an attempt to flush out the photographer, who was probably at a Manhattan hedge fund subsequent door.
A-Rod apparently likes to linger on the rest room at his Park Avenue residence with out closing the blinds, and the previous Yankee slugger was caught along with his pants down on the throne by a photographer who was aware of a transparent view from the adjoining constructing.
The photograph, which has been seen by Web page Six however which we gained’t publish for privateness causes, exhibits A-Rod in a blue shirt, his trousers down, texting on his cellphone and luxuriating on the john in his white marbled toilet.
Within the background, a crisp white bathrobe may be seen hanging subsequent to a glass-encased bathe, together with a towel monogrammed with the letter A, naturally.
He shares the $17.5 million residence with fiancée Jennifer Lopez. The place has 4 ½ bogs, so A-Rod may have chosen a quieter scorching nook.
The cleanup-spot shot leaked, and was making the rounds through e-mail by Wall Road and media circles on Thursday, however it wasn’t clear who took the commode close-up.
Rodriguez’s reps caught wind of the embarrassing shot, however they initially had nothing to go on, and declined to remark.
The No. 2 pic hit Twitter by finish of day.
A supply advised Web page Six, “Alex’s lawyers are all over this. They are working hard to find out who the culprit is. It is a clear breach of privacy. The photo was obviously taken from the building next door, from a floor possibly parallel to Alex’s apartment. One of the hedge funds in the building next door will be getting a big lawsuit.”
Hedge funds which have places of work subsequent door embody Phil Falcone’s Harbinger Group; Ortelius Capital Companions, co-founded by Pavlos, crown prince of Greece; and JMP Securities, run by Carter Mack and Mark Lehmann. They have been all not instantly accessible for remark.