Bil Browning

Manhattan Heiress's HIV Phobia

Filed By Bil Browning | June 18, 2010 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Adrian Chen, Dana Hammond, employment discrimination, Gawker, HIV/AIDS, staff lawsuits

"There are about three dozen things wrong with this. But on the upside: If you ever meet anyone who works for Dana Hammond, you've essentially got carte blanche to have a bunch of unprotected sex with them! The worst you're going to get is herpes."

-- Gawker writer Adrian Chen writing about the heiress to the Annenberg fortune's HIV paranoia. A Polish housekeeper is suing Hammond for requiring a negative HIV test before extending an offer of employment. Hammond has reportedly required the same thing from other staff members.

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