Posts tagged "sexual harassment"

Today’s Lady News: Actor David Boreanaz Sued For Sexual Harassment

"Bones" actor David Boreanaz had a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him by actress Kristina Hagan. Hagan is being represented by celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred, who represents another woman who is suing Boreanaz for sexual harassment as well. [RadarOnline] Plus-size model Crystal Renn appeared on "Today" this morning to address a recent scandal in which…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 22, 2010

Where The Pervs Are: New iPhone App Tracks Street Harassment

It's that time of year, ladies: heat waves burning across the continental U.S. and Leering McLeerers are coming out of the woodwork. (Or is it up from the sludge?) Not that McLeerers wait until sundress season to sexually harass women in public. Many is the man who finds something sexually foul to say when you're…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 8, 2010

Sexy Banker Wants State Investigation Into Citibank Sexual Harassment Claims

In a news conference held yesterday, Debrahlee Lorenzana, the former banker who claims she was sexually harassed, called for a state investigation into her claims against Citibank. Earlier this month, The Village Voice published an exposè on Lorenzana's claims, including that her two male managers "starting making offhanded comments about her appearance," specifically on her…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 29, 2010

Facebook’s “100 Biggest Sluts” Page Creator Could Face Stalking Charges

The Australian who created a Facebook page called "100 Biggest Sluts of Ballarat" will soon learn the list was not only cruel, but criminal! [FYI: Ballarat is a regional city in Victoria, Australia.] Police say the 60 women who contacted them after being called "sluts" on the nasty page (which has since been taken down)…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 28, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Boss Fired After Giving Testicle Cyst Photo To Female Staffer

The editor of Philadelphia magazine did not have his contract renewed in part because he gave a framed photo of a cyst removed from his testicle to a female staffer. Um, sexual harassment anyone? Larry Platt apparently gave this photo as "gift" to a departing female staffer. Framed? Who would frame something like that? [Philly.com]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 25, 2010

Quotable: Even The Secretary Of State Gets Sexually Harassed

"He mentioned that when he gave me a hug I had very firm breasts." — Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright recalls an awks moment with a South Korean diplomat. Gross! [The Hill]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 18, 2010

Sean “Diddy” Combs Checks Out Dawn Richard’s Butt

Sean Combs went all dirty honey on Dawn Richard, a member of his Dirty Money group. If your boss checks out your butt, is that considered sexual harassment? [London, 6/10/10]…

By: Annika Harris / June 16, 2010

“Hey Baby”: Women Kill Men Who Sexually Harass Them In New Video Game

Riddle me this: are the people who design video games all messed up and demented? A new video game called "Hey Baby" lets a female avatar run around with a gun, shooting men who sexually harass her with the usual obnoxious crap, like "You know you want it!" and "I love you!" When she shoot…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 10, 2010

“I Love Plastic Surgery”: New Video Of Debrahlee Lorenzana, Citibank’s Sexual Harassment Accuser

Remember Debrahlee Lorenzana, who recently filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Citibank? A promotional video for Long Island Plastic Surgical Group featuring Lorenzana has now surfaced, in which she gets her second boob job and says she wants to be — and I quote — "tits on a stick."…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 10, 2010

Bodyguard Thinks Britney Spears Walking Around The House Naked Is “Sexual Harassment”

The top bodyguard to Britney Spears has quit after alleging that the star walks around naked in her house, goes commando in public, and flirted inappropriately with him, reports The Sun, Britain's trashiest gossip rag. Friends of Fernando Flores, 29, a former cop, told The Sun that Britney had an eye for Flores and "he…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 9, 2010

Too Sexy For Citibank? Pretty Female Banker Sues

The Village Voice has chronicled the long, depressing tale of Debrahlee Lorenzana, an ex-banker for Citibank who is now suing her former employer. It is the story of a gorgeous woman (a single mother who worked long hours climbing up the corporate ladder) who seems to have been hired by a group of men to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 3, 2010

British Sexual Harassment PSA Tells Men To Stop Being Gross

I wish America would show stuff like this on television: the Welsh government in the U.K. has released a PSA about sexual harassment. It outlines all the ways dudes think they're being really suave when they're actually being totally douchey. I really like that the message isn't just a blanket "sexual harassment is bad!" but…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 2, 2010

Quotable: Newspaper Columnist Says Sexual Harassment Victims Should “Deal With It”

"Hey, we've all been there. Those things happened to every one us in our earlier days. But that was before the world became so litigious. We've each endured some too tight hug or some slob whose hand wandered where it shouldn't. Deal with it. That's what we did in our younger, prettier days. Dealt with…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 27, 2010

“The Hills” Stars Say No Way Adam DiVello Groped Heidi Montag

Just as Eva Longoria, Teri Hatcher, Marcia Cross, and Felicity Huffman issued a joint statement saying that "Desperate Housewives" producer Marc Cherry had never been anything but professional to them and has only fostered a positive working environment, the cast of "The Hills" has found themselves in a similar situation. On Tuesday, Life & Style

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 15, 2010

Steven Seagal Accused Of Forcing Himself On Assistant, Trafficking Women For Sex

Steven Seagal, formerly our favorite lawman, is in trouble with the law. He's being sued for $1 million by Kayden Nguyen, who served as his personal assistant for a few days earlier this year. She says that the Buddhist martial arts master seriously crossed the line—not only sexually harassing her, but also trafficking two wome…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 13, 2010

More Men Are Making Sexual Harassment Claims, Says The Gov

It's not always us ladies who have to deal with Bill or Betsy's TMI convos at the water cooler: Men filed 16.4 percent of all sexual harassment claims in 2009, up from 15.4 percent of all claims in 2006, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Employment lawyers told The Wall Street Journal that…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 25, 2010

Study Says Catcalling Makes All Men Look Bad, Not Just The Guy Who Yelled “Great Boobs!”

Men who catcall a woman on the street cause other women bystanders to think negatively of all men in general, according to a small study at the University of Connecticut. Researchers Stephenie Chaudoir and Diane Quinn asked 114 female undergraduate students to watch one of two videos: one in which a man approaches a woma…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 23, 2010

More Models Speak Up About Photog’s Pervy Ways

This week, the interwebs exploded with the news of fashion photog Terry Richardson's lewd and inappropriate on-set behavior with his models. Unsurprisingly, several other sources have stepped forward now to add their own accounts, and the allegations are none too friendly. The dirty details, after the jump.

By: Leonora Epstein / March 19, 2010

Terry Richardson Hearts Tampons!

Raunchy photographer Terry Richardson doesn't hide from his sexuality—it's blatantly there all over his unclothed models, genital Photoshopped madness, and general debauchery that's conveyed through his photos and blog. Up until now, no one's questioned his methods, and everyone's generally thought he's a cool—if not slightly bizarre/edgy—guy. Now, two models have gone public with some…

By: Leonora Epstein / March 17, 2010

ESPN’s Tony Kornheiser Suspended For Slobbering Over Hannah Storm’s “Very, Very Tight Shirt”

Dear Tony Kornheiser, host of "Pardon the Interruption" on ESPN, You are not Tiger Woods. You are somebody named Tony Kornheiser who I have never heard of before today, i.e., you are not so famous that you should be thinking normal people's rules no longer apply to you. Did you reeeally think not a single…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 24, 2010
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