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Rihanna Gucci racism lawsuit

RIHANNA was paid less for modelling for Gucci because she was Carribean, a new lawsuit in Manhattan has claimed. Former Gucci employee Josephine Robinson claims that, whilst working on the singer’s contract with the Italian label in 2008, she was told by her boss – international tax counsel Stan Sherwood – to pay her less because she wasn’t a US citizen.

“When Sherwood discovered that Rihanna was from a Caribbean island, he told Robinson to ‘tax the hell out of her’ and find a way to allow Gucci to withhold 30 per cent of her fee,” Robinson’s lawsuit alleges.

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