If you want to model for American Apparel, you'll need to sign a contract first. It covers all the usual things, like image rights — but then there are the weird parts. Like the provision where you agree to enter into secret, binding arbitration if you have any dispute with the company for any reason.
American Apparel founder Dov Charney deflected a question about his sexual involvement with employees. Charney started the company late last year, two years after he was forced out of American Apparel by his own board and other investors in the company. His removal came after a string of sexual harassment allegations lodged against him by several of his own employees.
American Apparel founder Dov Charney, who left after a string of sexual harassment allegations from his own employeeshad a strange response when asked if he was having sex with workers at his new clothing companyLos Angeles Apparel. Charney was never charged or convicted for the sexual harassment claims brought against him, which included allegations from American Apparel board members that he kept kept graphic photographs of him having sex with staff members on company computers. The company did end up settling cases with four models who claimed that Charney had either harassed or sexually assaulted them.
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Sources familiar with the matter claim that investment bank Houlihan Lokey Inc. It's more bad news for a company that's dealt with a lot if over the course of the last year. So, just like we did when news of the bankruptcy first hit, let's take a look back at the glory days.
A has accused ousted founder Dov Charney of using ethnic slurs against workers and keeping videos on a company server of himself in sex acts with models and employees, recently filed court papers show. The company, with a factory in Los Angeles, operates retail stores across the United States and in several other countries, including Germany and China. The filing represents an effort, under California law, by attorneys for American Apparel board chairperson Colleen Brown and the company to swiftly prevail in a defamation lawsuit Charney brought against Brown and the company in May.
American Apparel founder Dov Charney has filed a number of lawsuits against the company since he was ousted last Juneclaiming his firing was illegal. The company fired back on Friday by filing court documents filled with gross details about Charney's alleged misconduct to show that his firing was justified, the L. Times reports.
At the end of last week yet another outrageous American Apparel ad set the blogosphere aflame. The clothing company celebrated its back to school campaign with a picture of a girl bending over a carrevealing her underwear and buttocks under her skirt. Writers and tweeters accused the company of stoking Lolita fantasiesperpetuating sexism through objectification and pedaling underage soft-core porn.
The same goes for sideboob, underboob and all manner of chiselled butts. No matter where I look — from billboards to the targeted ads on Facebook — it seems like an oiled-up demigod is trying to entice me to buy thongs or probiotic yogurt. But while sex was once an advertising goldmine remember Brooke Shields and her Calvins or Paris Hilton fellating a cheeseburger in a fast-food ad?
A slew of explicit emails and text messages American Apparel founder and ex-CEO Dov Charney allegedly sent to employees were revealed in court documents the company filed Friday. The messages -- some of which have been excerpted below and are graphic and sexually explicit in nature -- were included as part of an anti-SLAPP Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation motion responding to lawsuits Charney filed against American Apparel, the Los Angeles Times reports. Charney publicly and distort the messages as if they were inappropriate," he said.