Suit: I Was Fired for Being Too Sexy

One guess who Lauren Odes' attorney is...
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted May 22, 2012 11:39 AM CDT
Lauren Odes.   (ABC7)

(Newser) – It's today's buzziest, trashiest story, and we decided to share it with you, dear reader, so you wouldn't be totally out of the loop.

  • What: Manhattan 29-year-old Lauren Odes is suing her employer after claiming she was canned for being "too hot," reports ABC7.
  • Wait, haven't we heard this before? Yes. Different lady.

  • Who is her attorney? Do you even have to ask? Gloria Allred, of course.
  • The most ironic part: Her employer is Native Intimates, a wholesale lingerie seller.
  • So what was she wearing? Things like a short-sleeve purple dress. Odes says there was no dress code.
  • The ickiest line: "When my supervisor asked me to tape down my breasts, I asked my supervisor, are you kidding?" says Odes.
  • The weirdest fashion moment: She says that on her fifth day of work she donned a knee-length black dress and a shawl, which she expected her bosses to find appropriate. Instead she says they made her cover up—with a red bathrobe.
  • The funniest line: Odes on her employers, who are Orthodox Jews: "I do not feel an employer has the right to impose their religious beliefs on me when I'm working in a business that ... sells ... boy shorts for women that say 'hot' in the buttocks area."

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