Thursday, June 17, 2010

Too Sexy for My Boss (Slate Magazine)

Her bosses eventually demanded that she revamp—or, rather, de-vamp—her wardrobe: They banned tight pants, pencil skirts, high heels, and clingy turtlenecks. When Lorenzana pointed out that other women in her office wore more revealing clothes than she did, Lorenzana says her bosses replied, in essence: "Yeah, but they aren't as hot as you are." And when Lorenzana came to work, still looking just as jaw-droppingly sexy as ever, Citibank fired her.
This is EXACTLY why I am now unemployed. Riiiight. I wish! But seriously, I thought this was a really interesting article, and though not exactly entertainment oriented, the double standards between men and women pretty much built this town, so I thought I'd share.

Read the full article here.

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