Banker too sexy for work at Citibank?

NEW YORK "In their exact words? Too distracting," Lorenzana said.

Those are the words she says her bosses used to describe her. She claims that numerous times over a year long period two years ago her superiors at a Citibank Branch in the Chrysler Building would regularly demean her and discriminate against her.

She alleges the focus wasn't on her job but on what she was wearing.

"Turtlenecks and pencil skirts, my business suits. It was too distracting?" Lorenzana wondered.

Lorenzana's attorney says it's pretty obvious what the problem was. And that's why they've filed a lawsuit.

"Maybe she should wear a burqua. They didn't want to have to see this body and compare her favorably or unfavorably as it were to others," attorney Jack Tuckner said.

But Citibank officials have responded with this statement: "We believe this lawsuit is without merit. Citi is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and providing a respectful environment in the workplace."

The company acknowledges that they encourage employees to dress a certain way. But Lorenzana says she dressed like other Citibank employees.

"They just said my body shape and theirs was different and mine was too distracting," Lorenzana said.

Lorenzana is now working at another bank where she says her looks haven't been an issue. With the lawsuit, she says she hopes Citi realizes what they did was wrong.

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