Google Screened

Are You in the Healthcare Field?

Find Out How We Can Help »
[et_social_follow icon_style="slide" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="1" outer_color="dark"]
Millions Recovered For Our Clients No Fees Unless We Win

Lawsuit Claims Tonight Show’s Questlove Demanded Cameramen Firing

January 26th, 2018

Lawsuit Claims Tonight Show’s Questlove Demanded Cameramen FiringIn a lawsuit filed on Wednesday, Questlove from “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” has been accused of demanding the termination of two cameramen because of their race. The claims against NBC and Questlove, who is the Roots leader and drummer, allege that after the cameramen received “unsolicited racist and misogynist texts” from a stagehand, Questlove wanted them fired because they are Caucasian. When they reported the offense to NBC superiors and the Roots manager, they claimed it led to their suspension. Apparently, the Roots bassist who received the same texts did not get suspended nor did the stagehand. It is further alleged that Questlove requested that the bassist not receive any reprimands. NBC stated that they pride themselves on a positive work environment, and decided to terminate the cameramen without any outside influence while Questlove denies the allegations altogether.

Racial discrimination in the workplace can affect any group of people or individual who is not hired for a job or is wrongfully terminated due to their race. Discrimination may be demonstrated by co-workers and superiors in the form of different treatment from others or harassment. This could create a hostile work environment for the victim and their colleagues, which may bring down morale and productivity as well as traumatizing any targeted individuals or groups.

If you believe you are experiencing racial discrimination or other forms of employment discrimination in the workplace, contact our Philadelphia employment lawyers at The Gold Law Firm P.C. at 215-569-1999 or contact us online.

The Gold Law Firm P.C.
Average rating:  
 0 reviews
View All Practices
2019 American Trail Lawyers badge
Lead Counsel Rated
life time achievement
million dollar advocates badge
AV Peer Review Rated
Philly Happening
Top one badge
Silver Client Champion Award 2020
super lawyers badge

As Seen On

avvo Martindale Justia FindLaw
© 2024 The Gold Law Firm P.C. All rights reserved. [ Site Map | Privacy Policy ]

Attorney Advertising Materials. Sidney L. Gold is responsible for the content of this website. This website is designed for general information only. The information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer/client relationship.

Website Accessibility: The Gold Law Firm P.C. is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually working to improve the accessibility of all content on our website and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

* The awards and accolades displayed on this website were issued to the attorneys, or the entire law firm by the respective providers of these honors. They are as follows, Avvo Inc., Super Lawyers®, Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rated, ASLA Top 100 Lawyers, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Legal Leaders Top Rated Lawyers, Bar Register Preeminent Lawyer, Happening List Winner, BBB Accredited Business, National Association of Distinguished Counsel Top 1 Percent, America's Top 100 Attorneys, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute for law and policy, Best Lawyers, Lead Counsel Rated, Top Employment Lawyers in Philadelphia, Association of American Trial Lawyers Top 100 and Martindale Hubbell Client Champion Silver. No aspect of these advertisements have been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.