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Lawsuit: Woman fired for being too pretty
upi ^ | June 3, 2010

Posted on 06/03/2010 11:35:56 AM PDT by JoeProBono

NEW YORK,- A New York woman's lawsuit against Citigroup says she was fired because bosses deemed her feminine beauty to be a distraction for male colleagues.

Debrahlee Lorenzana, 33, said in her city Supreme Court lawsuit that she was ordered not to wear turtlenecks, pencil skirts, fitted suits or heels in the workplace because the tight clothing made her body "too distracting" for male coworkers, the New York Daily News reported Thursday.

"Never did I ever show cleavage," Lorenzana said. "I like fashion, but I always dressed professionally."

"I can't help it that I have curves," she said. "And I'm not going to go eat and gain 50 or 100 pounds because my job wants me to be the same size as everyone else."

The woman's attorney, Jack Tuckner of Tuckner Sipser Weinstock & Sipser, said bosses at Citi's Rockefeller Center branch moved Lorenzana to a secluded part of the office as retaliation for her sexual harassment complaints and fired her one month later.

"All it came down to was, 'We don't want to deal with you, because you're just too good looking,'" Tuckner said.

Citigroup released a statement describing the lawsuit as "without merit."

"Citi is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and providing a respectful environment in the workplace," the statement said.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Conspiracy
KEYWORDS: citigroup; debrahleelorenzana; lawsuit
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To: JoeProBono

I’d hire her.


2 posted on 06/03/2010 11:36:22 AM PDT by Vermont Lt
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To: JoeProBono

Rrrrrrrr!


3 posted on 06/03/2010 11:36:37 AM PDT by Wally_Kalbacken
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To: JoeProBono

I’m sure that she can help it that her boobs are hanging out.


4 posted on 06/03/2010 11:36:44 AM PDT by linn37 ( "The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: JoeProBono

Holy crap! Her boss HAS to be gay......


5 posted on 06/03/2010 11:37:31 AM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: JoeProBono

Guilty....er ah,..... not guilty........ummm....what was the question?


6 posted on 06/03/2010 11:37:34 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty. - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: JoeProBono

Wow....from reading her remarks, she seems to think quite highly of herself and her looks.


7 posted on 06/03/2010 11:37:50 AM PDT by Allegra (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: JoeProBono

>> to be a distraction for male colleagues.

A truth, but why not fire those distracted.


8 posted on 06/03/2010 11:37:55 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: JoeProBono

This is not about a woman being fired for being “too pretty.”

This is about a woman making a stink because she thinks too much of herself. Mark my words: she got fired over her attitude.

She looks like a slut.


9 posted on 06/03/2010 11:38:14 AM PDT by Jedidah
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To: JoeProBono

I think I want to make a deposit.


10 posted on 06/03/2010 11:38:28 AM PDT by paterfamilias
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To: linn37
I’m sure that she can help it that her boobs are hanging out.

Reading comprehension problem?

11 posted on 06/03/2010 11:38:48 AM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: linn37
"You are a distraction."

"Come see me in my office."

12 posted on 06/03/2010 11:38:56 AM PDT by FatherofFive (0bama is dangerous and must be stopped.)
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To: JoeProBono
!

Where's that damn piggy bank of mine.

13 posted on 06/03/2010 11:39:20 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: JoeProBono

I’m too sexy for my job, but they still keep me here.


14 posted on 06/03/2010 11:39:21 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: JoeProBono

I have to agree. I’m distracted...


15 posted on 06/03/2010 11:39:36 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: JoeProBono

Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful - BTTT


16 posted on 06/03/2010 11:39:45 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty. - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: JoeProBono

“I’ll be in my bunk.”


17 posted on 06/03/2010 11:40:20 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: JoeProBono

Bet more complaints came from jealous harpies than men.

Looking sharp a la Dallas is considered rather sexist and demeaning in the Northeast, especially by other women.


18 posted on 06/03/2010 11:41:46 AM PDT by swarthyguy (KIDS! Deficit, Debt,Taxes!Pfft Lookit the bright side of our legacy -Ummrika is almost SmokFrei!)
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To: JoeProBono

I wish these waz brainz - BTTT


19 posted on 06/03/2010 11:42:07 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty. - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: JoeProBono

Great Googly Moogly !


20 posted on 06/03/2010 11:42:15 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona.....)
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To: JoeProBono

Here’s a lesson for anyone interested. Treat this woman as if she has the worst BO you could ever imagine.

In two weeks she’ll be banging your door down and blowing your phone up with messages about how much she “wants you” yadda yadda yadda.

I don’t know much of value in this life, but this, this I understand like no other.


21 posted on 06/03/2010 11:42:29 AM PDT by The Toll
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To: JoeProBono

Maybe our current administration will find her a job. Is she pro-choice?


22 posted on 06/03/2010 11:42:31 AM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: Allegra

And you’d think that for a nationally publicized picture to go with her complaint, she’d maybe not show so much h00t.


23 posted on 06/03/2010 11:44:03 AM PDT by Xenalyte (Yes, Chef!)
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To: JoeProBono

Oh pffft! She doesn’t care about that job at Citigroup, she’s riding this horse to get ‘discovered’.

She’s pretty, she’s hot but she’s also a bonehead and attention whore.


24 posted on 06/03/2010 11:44:59 AM PDT by Irenic
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To: JoeProBono
The woman's attorney, Jack Tuckner of Tuckner Sipser Weinstock & Sipser, said bosses at Citi's Rockefeller Center branch moved Lorenzana to a secluded part of the office as retaliation for her sexual harassment complaints and fired her one month later.

That's the real issue. She's good looking, so if any dude flirted or asked her out, she filed a SH claim. No details on whether they were valid. I would believe if they were, that would have been in the article.

SO, she files SH claims and didn't get a payday there, she got fired, so NOW she's suing because she was too good looking....I think I have the real story now. She is looking for a legal lottery from her bank employer and sexual harrasment is the way to go. I hope it don't go her way.

I'd still hit it though.... :)

25 posted on 06/03/2010 11:45:25 AM PDT by lovecraft (Specialization is for insects.)
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To: JoeProBono
The woman's attorney, Jack Tuckner of Tuckner Sipser Weinstock & Sipser, said bosses at Citi's Rockefeller Center branch moved Lorenzana to a secluded part of the office as retaliation for her sexual harassment complaints and fired her one month later.

Been with a company that had hordes of these women. Wear clothes that were more appropriate for going out on the town, in the office; then complain to Personnel if a guy was caught looking at her. She was fishing for a sexual harassment lawsuit; and the company was faced with the decision of getting rid of her now, or being sued by her later.

Sexual Harassment can be described by an undesired look, comment, touch, nuance, over-heard conversation, gesture, expression, statement, whistle or even a glance - in a manner that the recipient doesn't want.

27 posted on 06/03/2010 11:47:30 AM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: JoeProBono
her replacement


28 posted on 06/03/2010 11:47:32 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: lovecraft

Work Clothes


29 posted on 06/03/2010 11:47:36 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: dead
I’m too sexy for my job, but they still keep me here.

LOL!

30 posted on 06/03/2010 11:48:19 AM PDT by proud American in Canada (my former tagline "We can, and we will prevail" doesn't fit with the usurper's goals.)
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To: All

she got fired for her attitude no doubt


31 posted on 06/03/2010 11:48:25 AM PDT by 4rcane (Tennessee flood)
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To: SJSAMPLE

Shiny


32 posted on 06/03/2010 11:49:00 AM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: JoeProBono

I think I could get a job at Citigroup, based on the criteria! LOL


33 posted on 06/03/2010 11:49:31 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: JoeProBono


Not guilty.
34 posted on 06/03/2010 11:50:33 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Allegra
Wow....from reading her remarks, she seems to think quite highly of herself and her looks.

Yep. My guess is that she is a raging narcissist and alienated everyone in the office until they fired her. So she sues. Just a wild guess...

35 posted on 06/03/2010 11:51:54 AM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: jimbo123

she is gorgeous!!!!

Let her leave the flunky bank & go make some $$ in movies! she obviously has spunk & a great body


36 posted on 06/03/2010 11:52:45 AM PDT by DollyCali (Don't tell God how big your storm is...Tell the storm how big your God is!)
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To: Vaquero

Comparable to Henry Waxman’s face? No, Henry Waxman’s mug, gives the new meaning of beauty in another parallel.


37 posted on 06/03/2010 11:53:07 AM PDT by seoul62
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To: Vaquero

the replacement the bank executive wives chose?


38 posted on 06/03/2010 11:53:24 AM PDT by DollyCali (Don't tell God how big your storm is...Tell the storm how big your God is!)
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To: jimbo123

Never ever guilty!

(anyone who even thinks that should be flogged!)


39 posted on 06/03/2010 11:55:09 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Anti-Gunners suffer from Factose Intolerance)
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To: Vermont Lt

“I can’t help it that I have curves,”

Wellllll.....those curves on top look like her doc helped a bit.....


40 posted on 06/03/2010 11:55:27 AM PDT by G Larry
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To: DollyCali

41 posted on 06/03/2010 11:56:29 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: jimbo123

“My eyes are up here Homer.” - Carmen Electra
“I’ve made my choice.” - Homer Simpson


42 posted on 06/03/2010 11:57:38 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: jimbo123

I disagree. She is guilty of the charge. Of being too sexy.


43 posted on 06/03/2010 11:57:41 AM PDT by Defiant (Obama hawking Special K-- www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rDJdHQspuI)
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To: Hodar
Sexual Harassment can be described by an undesired look, comment, touch, nuance, over-heard conversation, gesture, expression, statement, whistle or even a glance - in a manner that the recipient doesn't want.

Emphasis added. Sexual harassment exists solely in the mind of the offended party.

44 posted on 06/03/2010 11:58:27 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: DollyCali

Shouldn’t an employee be perky?


45 posted on 06/03/2010 11:58:58 AM PDT by Defiant (Obama hawking Special K-- www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rDJdHQspuI)
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To: JoeProBono

No matter how hot a woman is, there’s some guy, somewhere, that’s sick of her sh!t! :)


46 posted on 06/03/2010 12:01:07 PM PDT by lovecraft (Specialization is for insects.)
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To: Vermont Lt
Lawsuit: Woman fired for being too pretty

...and conceited.

47 posted on 06/03/2010 12:01:54 PM PDT by Fawn
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To: Vermont Lt
I'd hit that !
48 posted on 06/03/2010 12:02:22 PM PDT by maddog55 (OBAMA, Why stupid people shouldn't vote.)
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To: DollyCali

I hope no one would be foolish enough to marry her...


49 posted on 06/03/2010 12:03:38 PM PDT by achilles2000 (Shouting "fire" in a burning building is doing everyone a favor...whether they like it or not)
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To: maddog55

Ah karumba


50 posted on 06/03/2010 12:04:06 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought (Need work. MBA, CPA, Black Belt. Diverse industry and cross border experience.)
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