It was first mentioned in a news article in , and when Pamela and Tommy realised their safe had been stolen around the same time - they reportedly sent out private detective to try and track down the person responsible. According to Gauthier, a wealthy foreigner offered them a million dollars for the tape, but Ingley felt it was worth many times that amount. But Peraino still needed to be paid. George, who initially delivered the tape to Warshavsky, ended up managing and then taking control of the web and pay-per-view rights to the video, beginning in Anderson and Lee have never quite been able to escape the shadow of the sex tape, but both seem to have done their best to move on and even poke fun at themselves. He wanted the drummer to feel vulnerable, to realize that he was just a human being, not an invincible rock god, even if he had sold 20 million records by the age of George, was hanging out at a major television studio in L. I don't know. Instead, he snuck onto the premises while pretending to be a sheep dog. The property was adjacent to state-owned land where the paparazzi would lurk, and the couple sometimes saw boom mics hanging over the fence. Gauthier says the actor was quick to lose his temper and only brought him and his two sisters over to show them off. I guess I kind of started a trend, unfortunately. Gauthier took it to a secure location and spent an hour cutting into the back with a borrowed demolition saw outfitted with a composite diamond carbide blade. The magazine reports he first entered the couple's bedroom while they slept, before sneaking down into the garage, manoeuvering the safe on to a trolley, and wheeling it out to his van, after disabling security cameras outside. Over the next few years, they sold hundreds of thousands of copies. At one point Lee was arrested for pointing a sawed-off shotgun at a camera he spied while he and Anderson were kissing in the garden.