Farrah Abraham is headed to courtroom, and she or he’s about to combat Viacom and the entire Teen Mother OG manufacturing.
As it’s possible you’ll recall, the 26-year-old was reduce from the rest of Teen Mother OG in October, which she claimed stemmed from her resolution to proceed a profession in pornography.
Now, she’s filed a $5 million lawsuit towards Viacom, Eleventh Avenue Productions, Anxious Eleven and Teen Mother producer Morgan J. Freeman.
E! Information obtained the paperwork during which Farrah filed complaints of harassment, wrongful termination primarily based upon gender discrimination and retaliation primarily based upon gender discrimination. All of this, she mentioned, stemmed from an incident that occurred with Freeman on Oct. 30, 2017—the day earlier than she was “fired” from the present.
Within the paperwork, Farrah states Freeman and your complete manufacturing crew “harassed, humiliated and discriminated towards, disrespected, ridiculed and intercourse shamed” her through the Oct. 30th assembly—actions she claimed had been in response to her resolution to pursue alternatives within the grownup leisure trade.
“Threats had been made towards Ms. Abraham by Freeman about ending her profession with MTV and sabotaging future offers Ms. Abraham had in place with MTV, and defaming her,” the lawsuit continued. “Given Freeman’s hostile tone, mannerisms and physique language, Ms. Abraham feared for her life.”
Farrah additionally alleges that as a “direct outcome” of the confrontation and her resolution to not “conform to their gender stereotypes of how ladies ought to act and seem,” she was reduce from the rest of the Teen Mother OG season, and MTV pulled the plug on a “profitable deal” they’d been discussing for months.
She believes Freeman’s harassment was “abusive” and “interfered” along with her work efficiency and well-being. She additionally claims that, as a result of she filed an inside grievance towards Freeman, MTV “retaliated” by slicing her from the present and pulling the plug on their long-term deal.
Apart from monetary harm, Farrah claims she suffered “emotional ache, emotional struggling, inconvenience, psychological anguish and lack of enjoyment of life” from the incident.
Subsequently, she is searching for $5 million or extra in retributions.
Farrah launched the next unique assertion to E! Information concerning the lawsuit:
“I’m right here to make a change for the LGBT and feminine group at massive, and I am proud I keep true to my identification as a enterprise entrepreneur, actuality star, and single mom,” she mentioned. “I’m a enterprise ladies and feminine Superstar chief who won’t be shamed or discriminated towards by Viacom, MTV, my friends because it’s unlawful for me to do the identical to them.”
She continued, “As my MTV executives, crew , solid have all purchased my branded merchandise over time I do know my reality of being Farrah Abraham the loving mom and protector of my household and I combat for what is correct and creating a greater, safer world…I encourage all adults to have a wholesome intercourse life to not be intercourse shamed and really feel sexually liberated.”
She additionally took to Instagram to remark additional, noting, “I get up for what is correct so all of us will be handled higher and have a greater world, if you wish to proceed this dangerous cycle then steer clear of me & my household.”
A spokesperson for Viacom additionally launched a press release to E! Information, saying, “We respect Farrah’s resolution to pursue different endeavors, and we want her the most effective. Relating to her swimsuit, the claims are with out benefit.”