(CBS/AP) NEW YORK - Jenn Sterger, the former Jets employee who says she was the recipient of graphic texts and x-rated photos sent by quarterback Brett Favre, says in an interview with ABC News that she isn't a "gold-digger" and she hasn't made any money from the scandal.
"I haven't made a dime off anything in this whole situation," Jenn Sterger said in the interview that will air on "Good Morning America" on Tuesday and Wednesday and "Nightline" on Tuesday night. "Not from the pictures. Not from Favre. I never wanted to sue anyone. That was never an intention of mine. I'm not a gold-digger. The only way I wanted to make my money this whole time was to just have a job."
The pictures Sterger is referring to - including one allegedly of Favre's penis - were first published at Gawker's sports blog Deadspin and exploded online. They were allegedly sent in 2008 when both Sterger and Favre were employed by the Jets.
The NFL concluded its investigation of Favre in December by fining him $50,000. The fine was not for sending the texts, but instead for failing to cooperate with the process. The NFL said Commissioner Roger Goodell couldn't conclude Favre violated the league's personal conduct policy based on the evidence available.
"You know, I was trying to go to work. Do my job," Sterger told ABC. "But how are you supposed to report on the news when you are the news? It was tough. It was embarrassing. It was humiliating. All I wanted to do was go to work. Do my job. That's all I wanted."
Sterger said she doesn't know how Favre got her phone number.
"I was approached one day at the beginning of the preseason games, by a man wearing a Jets badge, employee badge, who asked me, 'How would you feel if Brett Favre asked for your phone number? What would you say?"' Sterger said. "And I just looked at him, my usual smartass self. And I said, 'I'd say I like my job an awful lot. And I've been told I look remarkably like his wife."'
In January, Favre ended his 20-year NFL career after two seasons with Minnesota.