What goes around comes back around, as our man J.T. once sang: a lesson that Joe Francis is learning the hard way.

The always-classy founder of the Girls Gone Wild franchise made his own X-rated video with his girlfriend, Abbey Wilson, weeks ago — but TMZ reports that he claims that the footage was recently stolen that he's threatening legal action against the thieves.

By the way, Abbey — with whom we sympathize way more than we do Joe — was the winner of Girls Gone Wild's 2012 content "Search for the Hottest Girl in America."

Apparently Joe filmed multiple hookups with Ashley on her iPad, only to have the iPad stolen from her bag at the airport.

(You'd think that Joe would be the one person who'd know better than to make a sex tape, but that's neither here nor there.)

The tape is being shopped around to various outlets, TMZ reports; and Joe's lawyer, David Houston, has a message for the perpetrators: "When we catch you, we will see that you are prosecuted to the fullest extent of both the criminal and civil laws."

Source: TMZ


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