Woman Fired for Being 'Too Hot' Proves Beautiful People Should Avoid the Office (VIDEO)

There's a lot of things that can get you fired from your job. Showing up late, embezzling funds, sleeping when you should be working. But there is nothing worse than being fired from your job because you are too hot. In some cases, being too hot is good for your career. Like if you're a Victoria's Secret model. But otherwise, it's just a pain. Ask Lauren Odes, who was fired from her data entry job because, she says, her employers told her her body was "too racy" and suggested she wrap a "red bathrobe" over her clothing. But nothing could cover up her sexy and she was canned anyway.

Odes says her employers told her: "You are just too hot for this office." Tell me about it, sistah.

Odes is not the only woman to have her Helen of Troy-ness put a crimp in her career. Two years ago, banker Debrahlee Lorenzana claimed she was fired from Citigroup because she too was smoking for the office. And British writer Samantha Brick has infamously detailed her poor treatment at the hands of female supervisors who were jealous of her stupendous beauty.

If I had a dime for every time an employer said to me, "Can you work late?" when what he or she really meant was, "You are so jaw-droppingly, lip-smackingly beautiful that you need to work late so I can merely stare at you some more," I would be filthy rich!

I got so tired of being oppressed and victimized because of my astounding hotness that, in fact, I began working from home more. This has, unfortunately, only succeeded in encouraging my neighbors to buy telescopes in order to gawk at me while I type. I even bought a red robe to wear over my cardigan sweater, my jogging suit and my winter coat, but you can't cover up this sexy! You know the feeling, Lauren.

Beauty is not a protected class, but should it be? There are studies that say that beauty only helps you on the job, that better looking people have higher salaries and get the job more often. But maybe you only get the job so that you can then be fired, know what I'm saying, L.O.?

Anyway, those studies are probably talking about your hotish-8-on-a-scale-of-10. These studies don't take into account the blindingly gorgeous, traffic-stopping hotness of someone like Lauren Odes. Only those of us cursed with this level of sizzling can't-cover-it-up sexy will ever truly know how difficult it is to be a goddess stuck in an office of uglies.

Have you ever been fired for being too beautiful?

Image via New York Daily News/5min

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femal... femaleMIKE

Maybe she can collect disability for being too hot.

Miche... MichelleNYC

I just lost my job two weeks ago, although it was a long time coming. The reason? The other girls in my office didn't like that all the male salesmen and customers were flirting with me all the time and not them. They found my looks to be a threat to them and I was fired withing 3 months of hire. When HR told me they were letting me go, I asked if it was performance related, and the answer was, no it just isn't working out. we don't like you flaunting yourself.


**NEWSFLASH*** when you are 5'2 with a bubble butt and DDs there is kinda no way around it :)

vicesix vicesix

She's too hot? ::snort::

femal... femaleMIKE

I want to see her regular attire before I take any sides.

jalaz77 jalaz77

I guess I do not see how she is too hot?! Is it just me?

nonmember avatar HappyDad

You women out there who have this mindset need a serious reality check!! Anyone who claims to be fired for being too hot should go to a shrink cause you have some troubling mental issues!!! Women don't get fired for being too hot, they get fired for trying to get away with not doing their job and dressing slutty to compensate!! Try actually doing the work for a change!!

Rhond... RhondaVeggie

Ater the whole Samantha Brick thing I commented that women who claim to be drop dead gorgeous are always very average looking. This woman does nothing to disprove the theory. If she is wearing something that tight with that hemline while trying to prove that it was her looks and not her style that got her fired then what was she wearing at the office? One of my friends worked at an orthodox Jewish company and the dress code was no exposed collarbone, covered ankles, and covered wrists unless there was cause to roll up sleeves in the course of the job. She was fairly large chested, probably about a 34D, but she didn't have any problem with that because she wasn't dressed like a hooker. Dressing like a tramp is never OK at work (unless you are actually working as a call girl or escort or playboy bunny) but if you work at a company where religious dressing rules are followed you should make some token effort to respect them.

CPN322 CPN322

rhondaveggie - did you read what store she got fired from? It's a lingerie store...............

Lisamarie Fondini Proctor

sorry she isn't that hot looking .Bleachedblonde hair ,way too much make up and hello!1 the dress is too short for most ANY office and if you have a bust like that you should not be wearing a top that tight !!Or if you are wearing a top that tight then for heavens sake wear a proper suppoert bra!!stupid bimbo , but she'll be crying all the way to the bank because no one in corporate america has the backbone to say what you are wearing in unacceptable in this office youhave 2 choices , modify your dress or find another job.

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