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- Rumors of Charney carrying out business in less-than-appropriate attire abound. Besides wandering the factory floor and working in his undies, one thing Charney told attorneys he performed "on a regular basis" for all months in 2003 and 2004, Charney is said to have when managed a company conference while wearing just one sock - and without getting too graphic, only know that it wasn't on either of their foot.
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- In 2004, Jane magazine reporter Claudine Ko stated Charney masturbated facing her multiple times while another female worker had been present. Charney verified the story in a job interview with all the nyc circumstances, protecting their conduct as "A, consensual; B, enjoyable for both functions; and C, occurred in a personal setting."
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- In 2012, an old shop manager accused Charney of choking him, tossing dust at him, and talking about him with an anti-gay slur. Based on a lawsuit filed by the supervisor, Michael Bumblis, Charney ended up being upset with his store's sales as well as in a conversation loosed this "expletive-ridden diatribe:"
“Get your f**king s**t collectively f*g. In which is your f**king creativity? Get some f**king women in bikinis to stand on PCH and also have them waive a f**king United states banner. Are you currently a f*g? Would you n't need to see women in bikinis? Are you currently banging that woman you were with in Vegas? What’s the woman name?”
- Charney has actually experienced down numerous legal actions submitted by a number of previous workers alleging intimate harassment. In 2 matches submitted in 2005, Charney ended up being accused of "using crude language and motions, carrying out job interviews in the underwear, ordering the hiring of women in whom he had a sexual interest and providing one of the plaintiffs a vibrator, " reports the latest York occasions. An additional lawsuit in 2012 (which includes because been thrown out), a former staff member accused him of utilizing the girl as a "sex slave."