Gina G. Ridgey says that Rose routinely made fun of her physical appearance and made inappropriate remarks about her weight, often humiliating her in front of her friends and colleagues.
"Throughout his working day and at work, Mr. Rose routinely groped and pawed at his female staff, squeezed them, kissed them, pulled them into his ears, whispered in their ears, watched their breasts, looked in their T-shirts and otherwise subjected them to inappropriate and unwanted physical contact, "according to the case. "Mr Rose commented on their physical appearance, asked inappropriate questions about their personal and romantic lives, and harassed them by telephone late at night. In many cases … he made explicit sexual overtures."
Rose's lawyer, Jonathan Bach, told CNN that Rose "firmly denies and will vigorously dispute these allegations."
"Among other things," Bach said, "the allegations in the complaint are completely incompatible with affidavits made by the plaintiff to Mr. Rose, including" I like to work for you on your show and would like to be part of any show you host, "" I feel honored to be a member of your team, "and" I hope to see you more often! Please stop at any time (smiling emoji). "
Thursday in New York and also bears the name Bloomberg LP because the Rose show was filmed at Bloomberg studios.
"He has never been the claimant of our employee," Bloomberg spokesman Tai Trippet told CNN. "We understand that the claimant was the contractor of Charlie Rose Inc. and given that they operated independently of us, all her damages would only be processed by Charlie Rose Inc.
" We have no record of complaint ",
Rose was fired by CBS News and PBS in 201
he co-hosted CBS This Morning and was also a 60 Minutes correspondent.
At the time, Rose stated in a statement that he "deeply apologizes" for what he acknowledged to be "inappropriate behavior." [
Ridgey worked as the chief makeup artist on "Charlie Rose's Show" and "Charlie Rose: The Week," but also worked at various television shows and has been involved in high profile makeup according to court documents.
She works on "Saturday Night Live," "60 Minutes," "Night Line," "Go d Morning America," and more television programs, according to court documents.
She also provided makeup to President Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter.
Ridgey also claims that Rose uses Bloomberg's studio, where he records the show as a "sexual hunting zone".
Rose "outnumbered her female staff," according to suit, adding that she targeted young women who are just beginning their careers, luring them to drink and dining under the guise of a career.
"But far from being is a defender of their careers, Mr. Rose treats them as sexual targets, using his power and influence to serve his personal desires, "according to the case.
Lauren del Valle contributed to this CNN report