Well no wonder Ashton Kutcher, Nia Long and Elijah Wood got out of Iowa! With their good looks, those hotties would have never stood a chance working a job in their home state!
That's because it is now perfectly legal to be FIRED for being hot in Iowa!
Dental assistant Melissa Nelson found out the hard way after her boss, Dr. James Knight, terminated her last year due to the fact that he found Melissa to be 'irresistible'!
Melissa fought back and brought her discrimination case all the way to the Iowa Supreme Court!
We guess she was too hot for the justice system too because SHE LOST!
Nelson and her lawyer were given some good news this year though, when they were granted a motion by the court to reconsider her case - something that almost NEVER happens.
Well the verdict is in and once AGAIN, Melissa's firing was deemed legal by an all-male court!
Sad. Sad. Sad.
Chief Justice Mark Cady explained the court's decision, saying:
"Nelson was terminated because of the activities of her consensual personal relationship with her employer, not because of her gender."
Keep in mind, Melissa never had an affair with her boss and was not in any sort of a romantic involvement with him. In fact, Melissa likened their relationship to that of a father and daughter. She had been working for Knight for more than 10 years!
Since losing her job, Melissa, who is married with 2 children, has been waiting tables to try and make ends meet.
We wish you the best of luck, Melissa! And whatever you do, try not to look so pretty! It might cost you another job! Or, maybe you should make like your fellow famous Iowans and move the heck out of that crazy state!!!
[Image via CNN.]
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