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On December 26 around 9:05pm I was watching a reality show…

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On December 26 around...

On December 26 around 9:05pm I was watching a reality show on Bravo TV when one of the main characters said "I wanna look like Russian prostitute tonight". As a Russian/American citizen I found it extremely offensive. That comment was ignorant and sent a wrong message to the viewers. My American husband found it extremely inappropriate as well. I want the TV channel take the responsibility for broadcasting that comment. There are lots of Russian women live in USA who work hard and pay taxes including myself. Comments like that shouldn't be allowed. This incident left a huge impact on me and I would like to pursue with a case.
PS I recorded that episode. The Bravo TV keeps repeating showing that show without even realizing how offensive it sounds.
Please advise.

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

New York

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Not yet. I need guidance.

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Legal
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Hi, take your time.
Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 3 months ago

You should file a complaint here with FTC.Encourage others to do so as well.

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I am so sorry that they did this.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
you don't recommend hiring a lawyer?
Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 3 months ago

Yes you can do that as well and claim damages for what was said.

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Thanks again for letting me chat with you.Wish you the best here and thanks for rating 5 stars at top of page.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Do I have a case? This is my main question.
Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 3 months ago

Yes you would have good facts to file civil suit /case here and seek damages including legal fees.

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Thanks again and the best here.I appreciate the chance to followup.Thanks for rating.

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