Update: Revlon Issues Statement And Defends Ex-CEO Who Says He Can “Smell Black People As They Enter A Room”

- By Bossip Staff

Do Blacks smell like a lawsuit??

Revlon Issues Statement Defending CEO Over Racist Comments

We recently reported that a former scientist with Revlon cosmetics made explosive accusations against the CEO of the company, alleging bigoted commentary and bullying him due to his whistleblowing on unsafe manufacturing processes.

Revlon recently issued a statement regarding the lawsuit and confirmed that they are defending the CEO…

Via Revlon:

Alan Meyer’s lawsuit is a completely meritless attack by a former employee who is trying to distract from his own failed performance with false, sensational, and offensive allegations.

Our Chairman, Ronald Perelman has expressed his unequivocal support for Lorenzo Delpani in the face of these offensive allegations.

For 80 years, Revlon has always made the safety and well being of our consumers our top priority, demanding one of the most rigorous safety regimes in the industry.

Revlon has a long history of championing people of all backgrounds, races, and religions and has been an industry leader in supporting and nurturing diversity.

Mr. Meyers repeatedly demonstrated critical lapses in judgment and failed to perform at the high standard we demand of our employees. Tellingly, Mr. Meyers repeatedly acknowledged his own embarrassment over failures and applauded Mr. Delpani’s expertise and vision.

These outrageous allegations are being made after Mr. Meyers voluntarily resigned in light of his failed performance and withdrew his acceptance of the severance agreement. Instead, he chose to file a lawsuit in the midst of the holiday in an attempt to get an unwarranted additional payout.

We will aggressively fight these baseless claims and this frivolous action.

Statement from Ronald O. Perelman, Chairman of Revlon:

“I know Lorenzo as an executive and as a person. These allegations are both absurd and offensive to me and those around me. I personally know his mind and his character. He is among the least bigoted or biased human I have ever known. He has my full support.”

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    Reblogged this on The Golden Muse and commented:
    I cant believe this as we have had so man beautiful women of color for the brand. As consumers its so important to know the brand we say we are supporting. I know I wont be purchasing another Revlon product. What about you???

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