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January 1, ‘Days of Our Lives’ Star Sues Producers Over Alleged Harassment

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Days of Our Lives star Arianne Zucker has filed a lawsuit against the soap opera’s production company, Corday Production Inc., former executive producer Albert Alarr, and executive producer Ken Corday, alleging sexual harassment. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Zucker claims Alarr sexually harassed her and other female employees on the show, subjecting her to nonconsensual sexual touching and remarks.

The actress alleges that Alarr would often pull her close to his chest while making sexual moans. She also claims that he made sexually suggestive comments during filming. For example, Zucker cites an instance in which Alarr told her costars filming sex scenes with her that he would “love to switch positions” with them, adding that he made it clear he enjoyed aggressive sex scenes while working on the soap opera.

Zucker further alleges that Alarr’s behavior was well-known to other producers, and that Corday Production Inc. had received complaints from multiple women over the years but took no action. She states that she met with Sony’s HR department — the co-producer of Days of Our Lives — several times between March 2023 and June 2023, during which Alarr continued working on the show, making her feel “violated and intimidated.”

Alarr was eventually fired in August, which Zucker claims was a move to “save face” as the sexual harassment allegations had gone public. She goes on to claim that she was essentially fired from the show last month when her old contract expired and Corday Productions wouldn’t negotiate in “good faith.” Zucker says she tried to negotiate with the company in October, but they only gave her a “take it or leave it” offer.

Alarr’s attorney, Robert M. Barta, told TMZ that Zucker’s claims are “baseless allegations” that “were examined in a detailed and entirely independent investigation that lasted for two months.” He continued, “Dozens of individuals cooperated and every claim was thoroughly looked into. At the end of that process, the decision was made that Albert should continue in his role as Co-Executive Producer of Days of Our Lives.”

Barta added, “As Ms. Zucker’s own lawsuit all but admits, at a time of industry-wide cutbacks, she was aggressively seeking a significant personal pay increase and additional influence on the show. Having failed in those attempts, she is now – again – trying to exploit vile stereotypes to denigrate and demean a Black man who was in a position of power.”

A Corday Productions spokesperson told TMZ that Zucker’s allegations are “without merit,” adding that the production company offered to renew her contract “including offering her a pay increase,” and that rejecting Zucker’s counteroffer “does not constitute retaliation.” The spokesperson also stated, “Complaints about Mr. Alarr’s on-set behavior were promptly investigated. Corday Productions fully cooperated with the impartial investigation and subsequently terminated Mr. Alarr.”

Zucker is suing for harassment, discrimination, retaliation, negligent hiring and supervision, and wrongful termination. She is reportedly seeking unspecified damages.

Why It Matters (op-ed)

The lawsuit filed by Arianne Zucker against Corday Production Inc. and former Days of Our Lives executive producer Albert Alarr exposes the rot within Hollywood. It is a clear example of the liberal entertainment industry’s hypocrisy, where they preach equality and women’s rights but turn a blind eye to the abuse happening under their own roof.

Zucker’s case demonstrates the need for conservatives to continue fighting against the cesspool of Hollywood, encouraging moral values and holding powerful figures accountable. It is time to end the culture of silence and put an end to the abuse and exploitation occurring in the entertainment industry.

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  1. 1PatriotForever

    February 13, 2024 at 6:26 am

    So I don’t like harassing people. I dont like Power plays. I also cant stand weak people who feel “VIOLATED” over someones speech, seriously people grow a skin.

  2. Virginia Herbert

    February 13, 2024 at 6:32 am

    The fact that he was fired proves her allegations were true

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