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Robert De Niro’s ex-employee is suing him in Manhattan federal court for alleged discrimination on the basis of gender, and the wage and salary violations.
In a lawsuit filed on Thursday, the actor, a former employee, Graham, Chase, Robinson says, the Oscar winner routinely subjected her to “vulgar and inappropriate, and gendered comments,” in addition to overloading and underpaying her while she worked for him in his company, Grand Productions, Inc.
According to the suit, obtained by Fox News, Robinson began working for De Niro as an executive assistant in 2008, when she was 25-years-old. She eventually resigned from her position in 2019, with the title of vice president of production and finance, but argues that De Niro is only intended to keep her as his “assistant,” and the routine it gave her demeaning job, and that it was “typical american woman”.
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Representatives for De Niro does not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
In addition to taking care of the housework in his apartment, the lawsuit claims: “De Niro could direct Mrs. Robinson to have any scratches on the back, button his shirts, fix his collar, tie his ties, and prod him awake as he lay in bed. De Niro also was out of work while his friend, a hit, Mrs. Robinson, on her butt.”
Robinson also argues that the 76-year-old actor would have to pee in a phone call with her, and in her face, only dressed in a pair of pyjamas or a bath robe.
Robert De Niro has been accused of discrimination on the basis of gender and wage violations by a former employee.
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De Niro has also been accused of using offensive language in reference to Robinson and others. The suit notes that he verbally attacked her, using gendered terms, such as “b—-,” “brat,” and it referred to a female partner as a “c -.” She claims that the actor’s wildest rants was when he was in a daze.
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“De Niro is also underpaid, Mrs. Robinson, and was based on her sex. De Niro insisted on the payment to Mrs Robinson to be less than a man, whose job does not require any greater skill, effort or responsibility than that of Mrs. Robinson’s position,” the suit reads. “For the purpose of defending his conduct, De Niro claimed gender-laden stereotypes, and implied that the male head of household earned more than Mrs. Robinson, a woman with no children.
Robinson’s filing asks for damages, including back pay, front pay, compensatory damages, and punitive damages.
In the case of Robinson, it is a response to a previous suit, and that robert De Niro brought it to her for $6 million after she ended her employment with him, and in Grand Productions, Inc. De Niro’s suit accuses Robinson of the improper use of the company credit card, stealing your frequent flier miles for personal travel, and the use of company time to watch TV, including 55 episodes of “Friends” (in four days).
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In its filing, Robinson denies all the allegations.