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if you ever meet him...RUN!

I worked at the Corporate HQ for American Apparel in the fall of '09 to the fall of '10.
The company CEO is Dov Charney and he is infamous for being a skeeze. I could share thousands of horror stories that I personally experienced, as well as thousands more from people I know.
Here is the most recent lawsuit pending against him:
(why is he not in jail yet???)

American Apparel CEO Hit With $260M Sex Suit

By Dan Rivoli
Law360, New York (March 8, 2011) -- American Apparel Inc. founder and CEO Dov

Charney was hit with a $260 million suit on Friday from a former employee that reportedly
claimed Charney forced her to perform sexual acts on him for eight months.
Irene Morales, a 20-year-old who worked in an American Apparel store, filed the suit in the
Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of Kings, accusing Charney of holding her
prisoner in his Manhattan apartment and forcing her to have sex with him, according to
published reports.

Morales met Charney in August 2007 while she was a 17-year-old sales associate at an
American Apparel store in Chelsea, N.Y., the New York Post reported. The suit says that
Charney threatened to fire her if she did not tell him about her sexual history and send
him explicit pictures, according to the Post.

When she turned 18, Charney allegedly invited Morales to his apartment. When she
arrived, he forced her to perform fellatio on him, the Post reported.
The allegedly nonconsensual sex lasted for eight months after the first incident in
Charney's apartment, the New York Daily News reported.
Charney continued to press Morales for sex, using threats of termination as leverage, the
Post said. Morales was also pressured to visit Charney in Los Angeles where American
Apparel is headquartered, according to the Post.

Morales eventually quit American Apparel, where she had been promoted to store
manager, after being on the verge of a breakdown, according to the Post.
The suit says that Morales has undergone psychiatric treatment and is suffering from
"serious psychiatric injuries from which she will never recover," according to the Post.

I feel so gross even reading this, knowing I worked there. I got a letter in the mail the other day telling me the nurses office within the building is shutting down. I thought it was odd, as the company prides itself on "on campus" care, and this got me thinking things werent good. Then theres this article. whoa.

Im happily retired from AA...and I have my reputation in tact. There are still several people there that I adore and keep in touch with...hell, we were a tag team that lived through a lot (A LOTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT) together. hi guys!!

I think its time Dov left. His hobbies and interests do not gel well with corporate leadership. It like Charlie Sheen syndrome...for anyone else, hed be fired and in jail. Cause hes the CEO...he gets bailed out. so stupid. what are your thoughts???


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