Banker: I Was Fired for Being 'Too Hot'

Debrahlee 'distracted' male workers, she's suing
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Jun 3, 2010 4:51 AM CDT
Debrahlee Lorenzana.   (Facebook)

(Newser) – A former banker is suing Citibank for firing her because she's "too hot" and was distracting male workers, she argues in court documents. Citibank managers officially cited Debrahlee Lorenzana's poor work performance when she got the ax. But the 33-year-ol single Queens mom says she was told repeatedly she was "too distracting," and told not to wear clothing (like turtlenecks) that were worn by other, less curvaceous, female co-workers.

"It's like saying, "We can't look at you without wanting to have sexual intercourse with you. And it's up to you, gorgeous woman, to lessen your appeal so that we can focus," her attorney, Jack Tuckner, tells the Village Voice. Citibank says the suit is without merit. A pal says Debrahlee always turns heads. Says Debrahlee: "I can't help the way I look." For lots of pix of the bodacious banker, click here.

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