Woman: Playboy Fired Me Because I Was Too Old
47-year-old claims she gave Playboy "ten of the best years of her life"
ROME, ITALY - JUNE 1: Playboy founder Hugh Hefner (2nd L) and his friends Bridget Marquardt (L), Holly Madison (3rd L) and Kendra Wilkinson pose for a picture during a party to celebrate his 80th birthday, and 50 years of Playboy, at Villa Miani on June 1, 2006 in Rome, Italy. (Photo Elisabetta Villa/Getty Images)
Updated at 12:45 PM CDT on Saturday, Jan 2, 2010
A Former guest relations coordinator for the Playboy Mansion has sued Playboy, alleging she was fired after she turned 47 and replaced with a 33-year-old.
Jennifer Lewis, who is suing Hef as well as other Playboy execs, says she gave the defendants "over ten of the best years of her life," TMZ reports.
Lewis says she was subjected to a hostile work environment starting last year, and was forced to start taking anti-depressants. She is suing for unspecified damages in L.A. County Superior Court.
Published at 12:30 PM CDT on Jan 2, 2010