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The Robert Duffy allegations just got even more bizarre. Back in March, the Marc Jacobs president was accused of making employees pole dance for him, decorating his office with gay porn, contributing to produce a Marc Jacobs-employee nudie book, and overall, creating a "discriminatory environment" (to say the least). Then in June, Patrice Lataillade—the former COO of Marc Jacobs—was fired, and he claimed it was because he had complained about Duffy.
And now it's weirder. Yesterday, a video hit the Marc Jacobs YouTube channel of Duffy (and then, presumably, a body double) stripping down to sexy music in the company's stock room, advertising different MJ items as he either took them off, or in the case of the briefs, stripped down to them. The video has naturally been removed, but the screen shots of Duffy and whoever's abs those actually are will live on forever.
· Robert Duffy Strips Down In Marc Jacobs YouTube Clip, Then Removes It [HuffPo]
· Former Marc Jacobs COO Accused of Swindling "Big-Buck Bonuses" [Racked NY]
· Marc Jacobs President Accused of Demanding Employee Pole Dance [Racked NY]