Assistant sues Courtney Love for being 'despicable'on July 11, 2012 @ 6:22 am (Updated: 10:46 am - 7/11/12 )
A former assistant is suing Courtney Love for failing to pay overtime and demanding she do things that amounted to 'despicable conduct'. (AP Photo/File)
Jessica Labrie worked for Love for a year and claims the troubled rocker and Hole front-woman "acted with an improper and evil motive amounting to malice or despicable conduct" during the time she was employed, reported E!
The lawsuit says Love hired Labrie in June 2010 as an administrative assistant and "forensic research aide" for $30 an hour. It accuses her of forcing Labrie to work 60- hour-plus weeks without paying overtime, hire a computer hacker, and send fake legal correspondence. It also alleges she never followed up with a promise to pay for Labrie's Yale tuition, failed to pay any promised bonuses, and didn't secure her a promised job on the set of a Nirvana biopic.
Labrie says she was forced to resign after suffering headaches, insomnia, anxiety, and depression because of the conditions and is seeking damages for wrongful termination, breach of contract, intentional inflicted emotional distress, negligent misrepresentation, and failure to pay wages and overtime.
There's been no response so far from Love's camp. The rocker also faces another lawsuit filed last month by her former lawyers for failing to pay over $500,00 in legal fees.
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