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200 California Hooters Applicants Videotaped While Dressing

beware, any of the 900 women who applied to work at Hooters in Beaverton  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2004/03/283075.shtml [story from 16.Mar.2004 on Portland Indymedia] . . .
Police: Hooters applicants videotaped while dressing

March 27, 2004

West Covina, Calif. -- Nearly 200 women who applied for jobs at a Hooters restaurant were secretly videotaped in a trailer while they undressed to put on a Hooters uniform, police said.

Authorities raided the trailer last month and seized a computer that held 180 digital videos of the women, ages 17-25, Lt. Mark Dettor said.

Hooters is a national chain known for its scantily clad waitresses, who wear low-cut tank tops and shorts. The restaurant in West Covina, about 18 miles outside of Los Angeles, was scheduled to open in April.

No charges have been filed. Justin Johl, a lawyer for Hooters, said the company was outraged and was conducting its own investigation.

homepage: homepage: http://www.indystar.com/articles/8/132814-5428-010.html

Disgusting 27.Mar.2004 06:50

Dirty ole man in NE portland

Is any of this online somewhere??? Please supply a link to the vids.

C olumbia blvd. 27.Mar.2004 10:21

ditto

Same thing going on in the Dirty ol man's neighborhood:

 http://www.kgw.com/news-local/stories/kgw_032604_news_stripper_lawsuit.c4f2c17e.html

Women targets of humiliating sexual violation; in other news water wet. 27.Mar.2004 13:57

a woman not surpised

"Justin Johl, a lawyer for Hooters, said the company was outraged and was conducting its own investigation."

Let me translate: "How dare they disrespect these women and treat them like undignified sex objects!" says Justin Johl, "Hooters pays recruiters good money to ensure that Hooters Inc. and Hooters Inc. alone can disrepect these women and treat them like undignified sex objects."

Who could have guessed that the sexual objectification of women would lead to sexual objectification of women?

Surely 27.Mar.2004 17:54

,

if Hooters was sexually objectifying women,
and men too,
they would say so?