Former and Current TMZ Employees Allege Misogyny, Racism: Buzzfeed

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23 former employees and one current employee of celebrity news site TMZ alleged that the company fosters a “toxic workplace where the staff regularly endures verbal abuse, misogyny, racism, and other inappropriate behavior,” according to a BuzzFeed News report. 

The employees came forward and spoke to BuzzFeed after an ex-colleague filed a lawsuit against TMZ parent companies Warner Bros. Entertainment and EHM Productions, alleging gender discrimination and retaliation.

“If you’re talking about the rights of Black people, if you’re talking about misogyny, if you’re talking about equality amongst everyone, it’s never reflected in the workplace,” one employee told BuzzFeed. “We’re reporting on all of that stuff, but we’re not doing it ourselves.”

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