Zuckerberg security chief accused of sexual misconduct

Mail Online | 5/30/2019 | Marlene Lenthang For Dailymail.com;Associated Press
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Mark Zuckerberg's head of personal security has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and derogatory comments about the Facebook CEO's wife.

The bombshell allegations against Liam Booth, who works for Zuckerberg's personal security and not Facebook, came to light on Thursday by two former staffers.

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Booth, a former Secret Service agent who worked under Obama, is accused of sexually harassing a gay security staffer with a sexually demeaning comment then later allegedly groped and inappropriately touched the man at Palo Alto’s sushi restaurant Nobu last year, according to one security staffer.

He's also accused of saying shocking racist statements saying he 'didn't trust black people', 'white lives matter more than black lives' and making a derogatory comment about Zuckerberg's Asian American wife Priscilla Chan and her driving.

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The former security staffer who accuses Booth of sexual harassment says he also harassed her in the office. At times he had other staff inform her she had to change clothing because it was 'distracting'.

She said that Booth fired her for 'rolling her eyes in a meeting' and complaining about a negative write-up.

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A second former employee who worked as a member of Zuckerberg's household staff and resigned this year says Booth made racist and derogatory comments about Priscilla Chan and made a remark about her ethnicity while referencing her ability to drive.

That employee also claimed Booth called a transgender staff member 'it' instead of their preferred pronoun and used demeaning language when referring to the individual.

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He also made other racist and sexist comments and said multiple times he 'didn’t trust black people' and 'white lives matter more than black lives'.

The accusations are outlined in a pair of letters sent to Zuckerberg's private estate by the Bloom Firm.

Letters - Business - Insider - Discriminatory - Conduct

The letters were obtained and viewed by Business Insider and cite 'pervasive discriminatory conduct', 'horrific levels...
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