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Height Discrimination? Waitresses Fired For Being Too Short [petite Models]

BellaPetite.com: “Lawsuit Claims Nightclub Fired Waitresses for Being Too Short”… This headline is unfortunately very real, as reported by Ti-Hua Chang of Fox5 News New York.

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PRLog - Jan. 27, 2011 - PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -- According to Mr. Chang’s report, two women have filed suit against their previous employer, a prominent New York nightclub, after the two aspiring petite actresses (5’3″ Faye Rex, 24, and 5’4″ Stephanie Jaggers, 27) were apparently fired for being too short to meet the club’s image requirement.  This isn’t the first time I’ve written about height discrimination, but it may be the most audacious example that I’ve heard of outside of the fashion industry.  Is there any doubt that the current fashion scene’s overwhelming preference for vertically-inclined, gangly models is largely to blame for the tall-only ideology this nightclub apparently endorses?

I wonder if the club plans to turn away their petite celebrity clientele like 5’3″ Madonna and 5’4″ Lindsay Lohan and all short men, because they are certainly a far cry from this club’s ideal fashionable standard…

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