LOS ANGELES, California: A US jury on Thursday found Robert de Niro's production company liable for gender discrimination against a former employee who said she had been forced to perform "stereotypically female" jobs for the actor. The jury dismissed the original lawsuit filed by Canal Productions against Chase Robinson. "We are delighted that the jury saw what we saw and returned a verdict in Chase Robinson's favor against Robert De Niro's company, Canal Productions," her lawyer David Sanford wrote in a statement to Agence France-Presse (AFP). De Niro, who did not attend Thursday's hearing, was not found individually liable. Earlier in the two-week trial, he had testified that Chase Robinson's claims were "nonsense."
Source: Manila Times November 11, 2023 10:19 UTC