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The Daily News follows up yesterday's bombshell about the $260 million sexual harassment lawsuit against American Apparel's Dov Charney with more details, including quotes from woman who's accusing him for forcing her to perform sex acts on him over the course of eight months when she was 18. The alleged abuse took place in New York: The plaintiff, Irene Morales, lives in Bed-Stuy, and she met Charney as a salesperson at American Apparel's Chelsea location. Asked why Morales didn't quit when Charney started harassing her, her lawyer said, "She was promised job advancement...She was young. She needed the job." He added that she was too traumatized and ashamed to go to the authorities, but that she's considering pressing criminal charges in the future.
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