Dr. Ian Smith has claimed that he was sexually harassed by the manager producer of CBS’ The Medical doctors.
He’s additionally alleging “racial discrimination and retaliation.”
Dr. Smith alleges Patty Ciano sexually harassed him and that he wasn’t invited again for the seventh season after he “voiced complaints concerning discrimination which he skilled and noticed.”
He says she sexually harassed him and would remark about his physique, “suggesting that he ought to put on tighter shirts to indicate off his ‘weapons’ extra.”
“African-American hosts have been on fewer exhibits than white hosts. African-American hosts have been paid lower than white hosts. African-American hosts weren’t in as many integration segments as white hosts. There weren’t sufficient African-American producers,” his swimsuit reads.
He claims the community performed a full investigation and located no wrongdoing after he filed an nameless grievance.
Dr. Smith was fired in January and changed by Dr. Drew Ordon, who’s white.
CBS has not launched a press release on the lawsuit.