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American Apparel Finally FIRES Controversial CEO After Years Of Sexual Harassment Claims

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Took them long enough!

American Apparel CEO Dov Charney has been hit with sexual harassment claims and lawsuits for years now, but the company's board has always backed him up. Guess they ran out of excuses this time!

According to a press release distributed yesterday, the board has voted to terminate Charney's role as both chairman and CEO, citing "alleged misconduct" as the cause.

They said:

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Naya Rivera Presents An Amazing Display Of Toned Legs And Tight Abs For Galore

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What a scrumptious summer treat!

Galore magazine took Naya Rivera and put her in barely-there outfits for the world's visual pleasure, and we can't thank them enough!

In addition to wearing an American Apparel bodysuit while posing among some rock formations, the Glee star shows off her extremely taut legs as often as possible in Topshop cut-off shorts.

We know we'll be seeing a lot of her at the beach this summer, and she was kind enough to give some advice for everyone who'll be hitting the sand to soak up the sun! She said:

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Olivia Wilde Lands Her Lucky Cover! But Wait — Are We Photoshopping Baby Bumps Now Too?

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Olivia Wilde glows with beauty in next month's issue of Lucky magazine!

Ser-i-ous-ly.

Where’s her massive baby bump??

Olivia Wilde looks gorgeous on the front of Lucky magazine’s May issue. But even though she discusses her unborn bundle of joy in the glossy, there’s no sign of him on her cover OR in her spread!

So either this photo shoot happened longgg before the actress was showing, or there is way too much photoshop going on here. We're guessing the former reason is correct, but doesn't that mean the pics were taken almost a full nine months ago?? They definitely wouldn't be recent!

Regardless, Jason Sudeikis’ lady is a breath of fresh air posing in lovely summery ensems for the mag — she looks beach-ready in a M Patmos bodysuit paired with a Edith A. Miller skirt, goes casual in an American Apparel tank, and is simply stunning in a beige Max Mara poncho.

We just wish the pics weren't so out of date!!

Check 'em out (below)!

[Image via Lucky Magazine.]

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American Apparel At It Again! Advertises Miniskirt With Porn-Like Upskirt Photo!!

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At this point, American Apparel is probably known more for their controversial advertising than their clothing.

In the latest chapter of “What Has American Apparel Done Now”, many customers are angered at the way the brand is showcasing miniskirts. Multiple photos seem to be more focused on the amount of ass that will show when bent over than the actual skirts!!

In light of the recent Terry Richardson drama, this obviously brings into question the ethics of American Apparel photographers. But even more worrisome is that the brand apparently thinks upskirt photos will get customers to buy clothing!

People have called the images everything from “perverted” to “creepy” to “sexist”. And since the pics do a poor job of advertising what the skirt looks like, many are trying to decipher what point they ARE trying to get across.

Are they telling young girls to wear skirts short enough that their vaginal regions show at the slightest breeze? Is AA slowly but surely moving out of the retail business and into the softcore porn business? Or is this just their way of grabbing people’s attention?

We’re just not sure their strategy is helping them sell products. But take a look at the uncensored photo …AFTER THE JUMP!!!

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EXCLUSIVE! Crisis' Max Schneider Delivers All The Intensity With His Edgy Photo Shoot! See The Pics HERE!

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EXCLUSIVE! Max Schneider smolders in his edgy photo shoot!

Is Max Schneider trying to melt us with that smolder??

Probably, but we can’t look away!!

And now that we have the final pics from the Crisis star’s EXCLUSIVE photo shoot with CocoPerez.com, we really don’t have a reason to.

That teased preview definitely didn’t prepare us for these!

The actor slash singer posed for Angelo Kritikos in the smokiest of looks, ranging from a distressed Stylehouse13 leather jacket with American Apparel shorts to a Gucci blazer and Topman skinny jeans. Oh dayum.

Soak it all in!

Ch-ch-check out the entire final product in the gallery (below)!

P.S. CLICK HERE to see our EXCLUSIVE shoot with Shenae Grimes!

P.P.S. CLICK HERE to see Angelo’s work with Grey's Anatomy actress Camilla Luddington!

[Image via Angelo Kritikos.]

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Sienna Miller Channels Her Inner Hedgehog On The Cover Of Nylon Magazine!

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Sienna Miller rocks a spiky look on the cover of Nylon magazine!

Smiles for days!!

Sienna Miller is the proud model/actress featured on Nylon magazine's 15th anniversary issue, and she covers the mag flashing her pearly whites all over the place!

Even her bent-over posture emanates happiness — it's like she can barely hold up the weight of her spiked Burberry jacket and lace skirt because she's laughing too hard!

In her spread, the British beauty isn't nearly as overjoyed, but she still looks hot! Miz Miller rocks looks from Chanel, Louis Vuitton, and American Apparel like it's her job. Which it is!!

Check out her fierce modeling (below)!

[Image via Marvin Scott Jarrett/Nylon Magazine.]

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American Apparel Explains The Reasoning Behind Controversial, Topless "Made In Bangladesh" Ad

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After racking up just enough controversy points with their latest ad, the peeps at American Apparel revealed the meaning behind the contentious image.

The model, Maks, also happens to be an employee at the company, and has been vocal about the fact that she absolutely felt comfortable posing topless for the ad.

This is reiterated by the company's creative director, Iris Alonzo, who said:

"We have often photographed and featured our employees in our advertising campaigns over the years. We’d been looking forward to doing a photo shoot with Maks for a long time. She’s a lovely person and a great employee. We also found her background to be compelling for a variety of reasons and the ad came from that. We’re very proud of her and her bravery."

The ad definitely capitalizes on Maks' background and looks in more ways than one. Iris explained:

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