Exclusive The woman who played Pippi Longstocking says she has a good excuse for attacking her roommate — she claims the man was secretly filming her … our sources has learned.
Tami Erin says she caught the man “filming me without my knowledge in my private environment and I was defending myself.”
our sources broke the story, Erin — who starred in the 1988 movie “The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking” — was arrested by police in Walnut Creek, CA after the altercation … and booked for assault.
Erin also points out the roommate is 6″ tall, while she is only a five-foot-five “small girl.”
A rep for Erin tells our sources she was not nude at the time of the alleged filming — but the actress insinuates it might have been going on for a while.
“How much has he been filming me without my knowledge The truth will come out.”
Attempts to reach the roommate have been unsuccessful.