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Elie Tahari Model slams fashion designer with $6m sexual harassment lawsuit

Castelgrande further claimed that she was fired in 2011 by the well-known designer just two hours after she complained to an HR rep at his company.

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Marcy Castelgrande, a model has slammed wealthy New York fashion designer, Elie Tahari with a $6 million sexual harassment lawsuit four years after she was sacked by the fashion house.

According to reports, the 32-years old model filed the lawsuit on Friday, June 12, 2015 claiming the wealth fashion designer, who had divorced his partner, Rory Green, harassed her sexually during a modeling session where Tahari tried to lift her skirt above her panty line in front of a roomful of their co-workers.

Castelgrande further claimed that she was fired in 2011 by the well-known designer just two hours after she complained to an HR rep at his company.

“Tahari’s recently divorced CEO, Mr. Tahari, unlawfully and inappropriately touched Ms. Castelgrande in the area of her private parts while she was modeling a skirt before a public crowd of at least ten people.

'She needs to leave. I can’t work with her. She is too sensitive. I’ve had lawsuits in the past and cannot deal with another one,' the suit states.

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