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Employee Sues Tony Robbins Over COVID

Sales rep claims he's trying to force her out after diagnosis and lied about her case

(Newser) - Motivational speaker Tony Robbins is embroiled in a nasty lawsuit revolving around COVID. A longtime sales rep says Robbins refused to accommodate her need to work from home after she ended up in a coma in the spring because of the coronavirus, reports the New York Times . Despina Kosta, 52,...

Tony Robbins Gets His Own #MeToo Moment
BuzzFeed Is Out
With Damning
Report on
Tony Robbins

BuzzFeed Is Out With Damning Report on Tony Robbins

Self-help guru accused of sexual harassment, verbally abusive tirades

(Newser) - Tony Robbins wants you to come to his seminars and immerse yourself in his motivational mantras, but from BuzzFeed comes the story he "doesn't want you to read." It's the result of a yearlong probe into the self-help life coach, complete with allegations of sexual harassment...

His Words Were Called 'Gross.' Tony Robbins Offers Apology

That's how women characterized his comments on #MeToo at a March 15 event

(Newser) - "I'm not gonna be inauthentic and say I'm sorry about something I'm not sorry about," said Tony Robbins on March 15. On April 8 came the apology. The self-help guru found himself in the crosshairs after comments he made about the #MeToo movement during a...

Fire-Walkers Defend 'Awesome' Tony Robbins

Attendees at coal-walking seminar blame other distractions for injuries

(Newser) - Tony Robbins has taken a lot of heat since dozens of people at one of his seminars were injured last week in Dallas while walking over hot coals. But not everyone is breathing fire on the motivational guru. First, and not surprisingly, Robbins' rep Jennifer Connelly defended the "Unleash...

Tony Robbins' Fire-Walking Exercise Ends in Burns

5 people were hospitalized

(Newser) - One of the activities for participants of Tony Robbins' motivational seminars is walking on hot coals, an activity that, trainers tell WFAA , most people "didn't think was possible." And, well, it turns out some of them were sort of right. During Robbins' "Unleash the Power Within"...

Participants Burn Feet at Tony Robbins Seminar

San Jose Fire Dept treated 'several' people for injuries

(Newser) - Ouch—mind was overcome by matter at a self-help seminar last night when participants scorched their feet during a motivational walk across hot coals. The San Jose Fire Department swooped in and treated "several" people for burn injuries, reports the Mercury News . The event was hosted by feel-good guru...

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