Thursday, June 16, 2016

Black Diamonds sued for sex discrimination.

A former manager at Black Diamonds filed against the club and its owner, Danny Owens*, for sex discrimination in U.S. District Court Tuesday.   Plaintiff Fareeda Figgers seeks an unspecified amount of damages and lost wages.

Ms. Figgers stated she worked her way up from "door girl" to manager at the um, gentlemen's club.  She alleged that Mr. Owens grabbed her butt, and pulled on her dress a year ago. The unwelcome advance was "fought" off by the plaintiff and the defendant expressed some outrage over the rejection.  She made several rather colorful allegations in paragraph #12.  She claimed she feared for her safety and had to quit her job.  She charges the defendants with sex discrimination. 

Attorney Crystal Wise Martin represents Ms. Figgers.  The case was assigned to Judge Henry Wingate and Magistrate Linda Anderson.

*The son, not the father.


Anonymous said...

Drinking? Drugs? Sexual Discrimination and Assault? I am outraged that such atrocities could occur at once was a fine establishment.

Anonymous said...

I wonder if she was even paid the same as the men employees. I think the City Council should pass a resolution condemning Danny's for its backward thinking. That oughta show them.

Anonymous said...

"Widow" Martin obviously learned well from her husband. When you don't have a case, make one up and sue anyway. To claim "sexual discrimination" is a stretch - a bigger stretch than her pantsuit gets when she tries to pull it on in the morning.

Her firing may be because she resisted Danny's advances, but it wasn't because of her sex! But since she can't make that case in state courts, Crystal tries to get into federal court with this complaint? She ought to be sanctioned for such an attempt, but not likely due to her 'standing'.

Anonymous said...

Booty butt grabbing at a ti@#y bar? Say it ain't so! Oh the horror!

Anonymous said...


Name: Fareeda Figgers
Age: 25
Sign: Capricorn

Goal: To find a job that will develop my talents and grow my career in the exciting world of gentlemen's entertainment

Work Experience

Door Girl and Manager
Duties: Standing at door, opening door, taking money, closing door, dressing in tight clothes, yelling "DUCK!" and slamming door when a drive-by occurs, recruiting friendgirls for talent night, flirting with patrons.
Skills: Money counting, making change for a $100 bill, describing the perpetrators to the po-po, breaking up fights, pole dancing on a night when Jamisha done got sick, avoiding skeevy owner's hands, rapping.

Anonymous said...

4:18pm, you offer a good insight. Unfortunately, Danny's does not have a tanned and waxed leg to stand on, being such a source of filth for the city.

Anonymous said...

Guess she figgers she's due a payday.

Anonymous said...

This figgers.

Yeah Donner, Jackson has been wondering the same said...

I've long been astounded at how much money is spent on bad journalism.

Donner Kay Ladd Watchdog
6:58 PM - 16 Jun 2016

So why does every article and column Donner read/sound like it was written by you?

Anonymous said...

Nekkid, runnin down the street, hollerin, wavin at the people, gettin some cardio in & in need of help.

Someone had to bring it up.

How you durrin'?

Anonymous said...

@ 4:42...that's some funny $hit. If you're not careful, the Mayor may recruit you to write resumes for his new summer interns.

Anonymous said...

In the business of T&A, you've got to assume the workplace isn't like working at 'Siemens'. Going to be a little grabassing going on after 5 unlike the corporate world. Who in the world would take a case like this...Oh Precious Martin's widow.

Anonymous said...

+1 4:42p

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