The TV reporter who sent NFL Network anchor Rich Eisen revealing photos of herself in a bikini - and got an hilarious, bitter e-mail response from Eisen's wife (who found them on their shared account) - says the pics are "harmless pictures" that "friends" swap.

Alycia Lane, an anchor at Philadelphia's CBS affiliate KYW-TV, just sent a statement to TMZ saying that she and Rich Eisen have been "purely platonic" friends "for almost 10 years" and that they "regularly exchange e-mail and photos."

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