Radio Host Sues The Lizard

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Iamme wrote: Nov 20th, 2021, 6:07 pm
Mark1111 wrote: Nov 20th, 2021, 4:02 pm Its too bad. I really liked her maturity, banter and music selection. But lets get real here.

“She says the character, crafted over 30 years, was designed to appeal for a male demographic aged 18 to 40.
The character, she says, portrayed as confident and empowered, fun and outgoing. The character pushed the envelope on women's sexuality and dressed provocatively during public appearances.”

So what happened to the thick (lizard?) skin you KNEW you needed to step into this role in this environment?

You work for a company whose logo features a sun-glassed leering lizard wearing a party wrist band...and you’re shocked when the twenty – thirty something children working with you make inappropriate comments in your presence?

Maybe a little less 'MeToo" and a little more 'MyBad'?
If she’s crafted this persona for 30 years, do the math. Maybe she wants to boost her upcoming retirement income. Just sayin lol
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A hostile, inappropriate work environment - hard to believe.

A woman making up a culture of harassment and disrespect, either faking or coincidentally having diagnosed medical conditions related to stress, and sacrificing the rest of her radio career in favour of a lawsuit she might not win - easy to believe.

Right.
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mullyman wrote: Nov 20th, 2021, 10:19 am
Southern Comfort wrote: Nov 20th, 2021, 9:53 am I can't believe this has not been discussed, unless I missed it.
I used to work there. That place has been a toxic work place for many years. I hope she takes them to the cleaners!
not to disregard your opinion, but she admitted she acted in a manner that was not her true character, so, what did she expect?
I 100% agree with you. That's exactly what I thought when I read the story.
Like a chick who likes to regularly tell dirty sexual jokes all around the workplace and then gets upset when guys think she's easy and subsequently hit on her. In this instance only at the moment she made her own bed and she should have to lie in it.
I mean did she really not think her attitude and personality at work whether real or make-believe would not impact your fellow co-workers and how they view you
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Iamme wrote: Nov 20th, 2021, 12:41 pm
JLives wrote: Nov 20th, 2021, 11:59 am Oh wow. The boys in our community are showing their faces on this one. :popcorn:
Girl here. I don’t diasgree with the boys. I don’t condone harrassment. Unfortunately that’s where our society is at. Not to mention there are a lot of women who are worse when it comes to harrassment toward men and they get a pass :138:
Thank you for your honest post.
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I'm a guy and a couple years ago i worked with a older woman who would constantly grab my behind, my junk and make very inappropriate comments. This behaviour did happen in front of others and management yet nothing was done about it. One day i finally flipped out on her after she grabbed my crotch and i was the one sent home cause i hurt her feelings! Had i done this sort of thing to her i probably would have been fired and or sued yet since she's a woman doing this to a guy management looks the other way.
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Trixster wrote: Nov 22nd, 2021, 10:03 am I'm a guy and a couple years ago i worked with a older woman who would constantly grab my behind, my junk and make very inappropriate comments. This behaviour did happen in front of others and management yet nothing was done about it. One day i finally flipped out on her after she grabbed my crotch and i was the one sent home cause i hurt her feelings! Had i done this sort of thing to her i probably would have been fired and or sued yet since she's a woman doing this to a guy management looks the other way.
If you didn't say anything it means it was consensual, no?
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Trixster wrote: Nov 22nd, 2021, 10:03 am I'm a guy and a couple years ago i worked with a older woman who would constantly grab my behind, my junk and make very inappropriate comments. This behaviour did happen in front of others and management yet nothing was done about it. One day i finally flipped out on her after she grabbed my crotch and i was the one sent home cause i hurt her feelings! Had i done this sort of thing to her i probably would have been fired and or sued yet since she's a woman doing this to a guy management looks the other way.
sounds like the real world, sad but true
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I enjoyed her radio show on my drive home. The show was full of "sexual innuendo" and I liked her choice of music. I always assumed her radio personality was actually who she was. Saw her at a few concerts in the Power booth and she always made sure her shirts were very low cut. Had a nice rack.
I stopped listening to local radio years ago and didnt know she was gone.
My wife hated her show. Funny
If the radio staff knew that she was not the person she portrayed on air ,and they still treated her like a "Dirty Girl" after she asked them not too ,then I will have to say that radio station was in the wrong.
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Maybe she comes from an era in time - and industry - where women had to be a Tawny Kitaen writhing on the hood of a car in a Whitesnake video......? I'd link a video but that is bad.....so I won't. I'll just do so in the "what's everyone listening to" thread. LOL
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It's too bad that she chose to come across as a groupie DJ. I always thought Liz Mckinney was hot - but she didn't come across as a bimbo. Now she is a geriatric dj.
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Wow. A lot of you still living in caves eh?

Character vs. Real Human - IMO, your IQ level represents which side of the argument you gravitate to.
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I think it's not too hard to see both sides here. The character was long in the making and I am sure she was really good at portraying it. The problem with boys though is, they're boys when it comes to boobies and such and it might be difficult to work alongside Someone who was so outwardly sexual. I get it. Like going to high school.

However, at some point, she asked for it to stop and she asked for help from the management team and she apparently received neither and that is where the problem lies.

She had played the part for a long time and maybe had had no issues but at some point, she did. Could have been one person, could have been more. Her wishes should have been respected regardless of the boys though of it.
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PoplarSoul wrote: Nov 22nd, 2021, 10:10 am
Trixster wrote: Nov 22nd, 2021, 10:03 am I'm a guy and a couple years ago i worked with a older woman who would constantly grab my behind, my junk and make very inappropriate comments. This behaviour did happen in front of others and management yet nothing was done about it. One day i finally flipped out on her after she grabbed my crotch and i was the one sent home cause i hurt her feelings! Had i done this sort of thing to her i probably would have been fired and or sued yet since she's a woman doing this to a guy management looks the other way.
If you didn't say anything it means it was consensual, no?
Management saw it happen on more then one occassion and i did tell her to stop. They only did something after i flipped out on her and cause she shed some tears that was their idea of an apology. I resigned a few days later
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She had listeners believing she was sorta cool with whatever , even what she was up to next after sign off. No listener should believe otherwise . However no matter how cool someone makes themselves out to be, you cannot take the bait , ever. Pretty simple.
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I didn't realize that DJs were given roles. Maybe that explains those two dip$%^@ on the morning shift at 103.1 The Beach. The chances of two equally annoying people ending up at the same station seems unlikely - they must have been told to act like complete idiots.

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