Cami’s Mom stood by me
for which I am grateful
‘Cause a few things between us
had been somewhat stressful.
Dee wanted a settlement
before she’d fade away
But Hilliard told our lawyers
there’s no f#cking way.
One of my memories, though, came from the worst of times when I was the resident consultant for Fairbanks Broadcasting in West Palm Beach. One day out of the blue, the station lawyers informed us that one of our part-time employees named Dee was accusing me of sexually harassing her on her phone. Her charges were ludicrous, not to mention that her story didn’t add up or even ever stay the same; nonetheless, the case dragged on and on and on.
I guess Dee was hoping that the company would eventually tire of fighting the case and pay her the ransom she wanted to make her go away.
The whole saga began the day I was at the corporate offices when the receptionist informed me that a woman was here to see me. I wasn’t doing anything that couldn’t wait, so I told her to bring her back. She introduced herself and then said that a friend had recommended that she should get in touch with me because she had an idea for a new night show on WRMF.
When I told her that she needed to speak Ken Payne because he was the program director, she looked so disappointed that I offered to call Ken on her behalf.
Ken told me to send her right over, and I have no idea how the interview went, but I did hear that he hired her to do some part-time work.
The next time I saw Dee was a few months later when once again, she made another surprise visit to the corporate office. However, this time she came bearing a cake.
However, whenever that cake came up later at the depositions, I was forced to be at, none of the lady lawyers present, including my thought it was a big deal. I, of course, felt that it proved that she was the pervert, not me.
Not knowing what to expect, I’ll never forget Kari’s answer when asked about how she felt when she heard that I was sexually harassing her client? Kari claimed that she didn’t feel anything because she didn’t believe it. When Dee’s lawyer asked her how she could be so sure, Kari pointed across the table at Dee and said, “Look at her, now look at me!” (see photo on top)