A seamstress for famed fashion designer Tom Ford says one of her bosses over-shared about her favorite accessory — sex toys — while boasting that she “needed sex for breakfast, lunch and dinner.”
Yekaterina Angert, 34, who worked at Ford’s Madison Avenue flagship store from June through October, says in a new Manhattan lawsuit that her crude boss, alterations manager Tatyana Gleyzerman, 54, subjected her “to a barrage of unprovoked inappropriate personal revelations.
“For example Gleyzerman told [Angert] that she was ‘very horny,’ and that she ‘needed sex for breakfast, lunch and dinner,’ ” according to court papers.
“Gleyzerman also told [Angert] that she owns ‘every sex toy that is possible to own’ and ‘today with an iPhone and technology you can do anything with sex toys,’” the suit says.
When Angert refused to participate in the discussions, Gleyzerman’s “behavior escalated from inappropriate to downright nasty and discriminatory,” the suit says.
In addition, the plaintiff said, Gleyzerman told her that the company was anti-Semitic.
Gleyzerman told Angert to hide her religion and “not to discuss her Judaism or kosher observance’’ because “they don’t like Jews around here,” according to the court papers.
Gleyzerman at one point tried to force Angert to work on Jewish holidays and also constantly yelled at her in front of high-level executives and other colleagues, sending her twice sent to the hospital with panic attacks, the suit says.
Angert complained about Gleyzerman to higher-ups to no avail, and when she took time off to deal with the panic attacks, she was fired, her suit says.
“It is sad to see this level of abuse go on in today’s day and age, particularly at an institution as prestigious as Tom Ford,” said Angert’s lawyer, Maimon Kirschenbaum.
Angert is suing Tom Ford and Gleyzerman for unspecified damages.
A spokeswoman for the company told The Post, “We have investigated the claims made and found them to be without merit, and we look forward to vigorously opposing them in court.”
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