Neither American Apparel's financials nor nasty reports of sexist hiring practices are the problem, founder and CEO Dov Charney tells his employees — and an AA rep tells us. The problem here is immigration reform.
The Keith Fink/Dov Charney (lawyer who confirms all bad lawyer stereotypes vs. American Apparel CEO) standoff just got uglier. Keith Fink has a reputation for targeting celebrities to make a quick buck — big names he has targeted include Marilyn Manson, Brad Pitt, and Ellen DeGeneres — and even for concocting evidence.
Known for being fearlessly risqué, American Apparel has yet again used shock tactics to its advantage. Its latest effort: using nudity to sell clothes. The company has rolled out a banner ad that displays a topless model – boobs, nipples and a tantalizing unzipping of her top.