Legal News

Lawsuit Filed after Tiff over Front-row Seats at NY Fashion Week
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

On Wednesday, Lynn Tesoro, a New York publicist, sued Jalouse editor Jennifer Eymere and Marie-Jose Susskind-Jalou in the Manhattan state Supreme Court claiming “assault, battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, slander and/or libel.” Though the lawsuit did not specify the circumstances of the assault beyond that the incident took place at Avery Fisher Hall on Sunday, Women’s Wear Daily reported the incident took place at the Posen show after city fire marshals removed about 60 seats, most from the front row.

Apparently, Eymere had begun arguing with Tesoro, whose firm was tasked with promoting the show, because Eymere’s mother found herself without a seat. Tesoro is a well-known publicist who also promoted clients like Oscar de la Renta, fur designer Dennis Basso and Japan’s Tadashi Shoji at the Fashion Week.

The tiff escalated with Eymere, Eymere’s sister, and Eymere’s mother screaming French fury, and then allegedly, the French fashion aristocrats slapped the New York publicist in the face.

  
What
Where


Eymere later told the Women’s Wear Daily, “It was a small slap … It was not strong. I didn’t hurt her, it was just to humiliate her. She humiliated my mom, and I humiliated her in front of her crew. Voila. I just said at the end, “Now you know you don’t fuck with French people.’”

Curious.

Anyway, that admission is now in print, and we’d have a chance to watch whether Eymere can get away with it by claiming grievous provocation – but that chance seems slim.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




There are conflicting versions of the story making rounds as the journal also noted that another person said that it was Eymere’s mother and not Eymere who struck Tesoro. Or, maybe, all of them had a go, since the lawsuit also includes Eymere’s sister as a defendant.

The New York Fashion Week, which attracts hundreds of thousands of models, designers, and consumers to the city ended on Thursday.





 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Senior Land Use Attorney with experience

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of our client seeks senior land use attorney with 7+ years of experience. The c...

Apply Now

Immigration Attorney with portable business

USA-VA-McLean

McLean office is seeking an immigration attorney with $500,000+ in portable business.

Apply Now

Employment Attorney with 3+ years of wage and hour litigation experience

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of our client seeks employment attorney with 3+ years of experience in wage and h...

Apply Now

Commercial Litigation Attorney with some experience

USA-NJ-Marlton

Marlton office of our client seeks commercial litigation attorney with experience. A prior judicial ...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Corporate / Commercial Attorney | Lebanon, NH

USA-NH-Lebanon

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC seeks an experienced corporate / commercial attorney to join its Lebanon o...

Apply now

Business Law Junior Associate | Burlington, VT

USA-VT-Burlington

Downs Rachlin Martin seeks associate attorney with 1-3 years of experience to join its Commercial an...

Apply now

Business Law Associate | Burlington

USA-VT-Burlington

Downs Rachlin Martin is seeking an attorney with 4 to 8 years of experience to join its very busy pr...

Apply now

Trademark & Business Law Associate | Burlington, Vermont

USA-VT-Burlington

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC (DRM) is seeking an Associate attorney with 1-3 years of trademark and tra...

Apply now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top