A seamstress for famed clothier Tom Ford says one among her bosses over-shared about her favourite accent — sex toys — whereas boasting that she “wanted sex for breakfast, lunch and dinner.”
Yekaterina Angert, 34, who labored at Ford’s Madison Avenue flagship retailer from June by October, says in a brand new Manhattan lawsuit that her crude boss, alterations manager Tatyana Gleyzerman, 54, subjected her “to a barrage of unprovoked inappropriate private revelations.
“For instance Gleyzerman advised [Angert] that she was ‘very sexy,’ and that she ‘wanted sex for breakfast, lunch and dinner,’ ” in keeping with court docket papers.
“Gleyzerman additionally advised [Angert] that she owns ‘each sex toy that’s potential to personal’ and ‘as we speak with an iPhone and know-how you are able to do something with sex toys,’” the suit says.
When Angert refused to take part within the discussions, Gleyzerman’s “habits escalated from inappropriate to downright nasty and discriminatory,” the suit says.
As well as, the plaintiff said, Gleyzerman advised her that the corporate was anti-Semitic.
Gleyzerman advised Angert to cover her faith and “to not talk about her Judaism or kosher observance’’ as a result of “they don’t like Jews round right here,” in keeping with the court docket papers.
Gleyzerman at one level tried to pressure Angert to work on Jewish holidays and additionally always yelled at her in entrance of high-level executives and different colleagues, sending her twice despatched to the hospital with panic assaults, the suit says.
Angert complained about Gleyzerman to higher-ups to no avail, and when she took break day to take care of the panic assaults, she was fired, her suit says.
“It’s unhappy to see this degree of abuse go on in as we speak’s day and age, significantly at an establishment as prestigious as Tom Ford,” said Angert’s lawyer, Maimon Kirschenbaum.
Angert is suing Tom Ford and Gleyzerman for unspecified damages.
A spokeswoman for the corporate advised The Publish, “We now have investigated the claims made and discovered them to be with out advantage, and we sit up for vigorously opposing them in court docket.”