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TMZ sued for sexual discrimination by former female writer
Reuters via Philly.com ^ | 5/10/2014 | uncredited

Posted on 05/10/2014 7:30:13 PM PDT by RightGeek

A former writer for TMZ filed a lawsuit Friday against the company for sexual discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination.

The suit stated that Catherine “Taryn” Hillin, who was employed by TMZ as a producer for approximately a year-and-a-half from Feb. 2012 to Sept. 2014, was the only female writer on the celebrity news website's staff.

Hillin alleges that she was quickly advised that TMZ was a “boys club” favoring male employees over female employees, with one employee telling her, “Good luck being a girl writer.” The suit goes on to cite specific examples of discriminatory comments by executive producer Evan Rosenblum, including, “Don't be a girl” and “Never cry in front of me.” Hillin further claims that Rosenblum humiliated her by screaming at her in front of coworkers, and belittling her with comments like, “You're f—ing s–t,” and “I f—ing hate this s–t you hand in.”

[snip] TMZ Productions, Inc., EHM Productions Inc., and Warner Bros. Entertainment are named as corporate defendants, along with her direct supervisor, the aforementioned executive producer Evan Rosenblum, and up to 100 other as-yet-unnamed individuals, according to the lawsuit.

(Excerpt) Read more at philly.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: banbossy; catfight; cultureofcorruption; gaynewsrooms; gaystapotactics; hemanwomanhaters; hollyweirdvalues; lavendermafia; misogynists; pinkjournalism; sexualharasment; therealwaronwomen; tmz
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1 posted on 05/10/2014 7:30:13 PM PDT by RightGeek
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To: RightGeek

Imagine if they were saying such things to the gays.


2 posted on 05/10/2014 7:32:21 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: RightGeek

http://thecount.com/wp-content/uploads/Catherine-Taryn-Hillin-tmz.jpg


3 posted on 05/10/2014 7:37:27 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: RightGeek

Considering TMZ are all employed by fairies, Im not surprised they wouldn’t like girls


4 posted on 05/10/2014 7:38:08 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Jonty30

Thanks Jonty, she’s definitely not guilty so TMZ must pay.


5 posted on 05/10/2014 7:38:30 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: Jonty30
Whoa! If that is really her picture, then I find for the plaintiff!


6 posted on 05/10/2014 7:39:32 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: RightGeek

7 posted on 05/10/2014 7:42:35 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: RightGeek

She didn’t know about Harvey?


8 posted on 05/10/2014 7:43:47 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: RightGeek

Hmmmm Sept 2014 hasn’t arrived yet.


9 posted on 05/10/2014 7:50:49 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: RightGeek

Not a surprise


10 posted on 05/10/2014 7:57:42 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: RightGeek

Evan Rosenblum is a queer drama queen


11 posted on 05/10/2014 8:22:33 PM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: Steven Tyler
"some people like a drama queen..."


12 posted on 05/10/2014 8:29:18 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: RightGeek
After reading just the title I wondered if the writer was formerly a TMZ employee or formerly a female or both.

These are confusing times.

13 posted on 05/10/2014 8:45:56 PM PDT by TChad (The Obamacare motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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To: TChad

Life Programs... you can’t tell the players without one.


14 posted on 05/10/2014 8:51:31 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (Hoaxey Dopey Changey)
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To: RightGeek
he suit goes on to cite specific examples of discriminatory comments by executive producer Evan Rosenblum, including, “Don't be a girl” and “Never cry in front of me.”

Don't be a girl? Not sure how she could pull that one off. But the "don't cry"? Agree. There is no crying in business.

And that goes for everybody.

15 posted on 05/10/2014 8:57:47 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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To: RightGeek

she wasn’t the only girl, they have lots of gays on staff.


16 posted on 05/10/2014 9:42:07 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: RightGeek

Wow, she got fired from the future!


17 posted on 05/10/2014 10:40:27 PM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

“There is no place in this business for you tearing up every time I turn around!” I’m looking at you John Boehner.


18 posted on 05/10/2014 11:58:27 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

These probably ARE the gays...


19 posted on 05/11/2014 6:10:47 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

Sometimes the tears come when there is an abusive and demeaning bossy boss in the workplace.


20 posted on 05/11/2014 6:11:56 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: a fool in paradise
You still don't cry.

Crying puts you in a position of weakness.

You tell abusive person that they either learn to communicate like a civilized human being or they can talk to your lawyer.

21 posted on 05/11/2014 6:29:25 AM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

She was slighted, somehow; in her mind. She’s no doubt a feminist, likely gayz; and is or knows a feminist/gay attorney.


22 posted on 05/11/2014 7:38:10 AM PDT by cicero2k
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