TwitPic Of Hillary Clinton Gets Salon Employee Fired, Report Claims

Hilary ClintonOn the ninth floor of New York City's luxury department store, Bergdorf Goodman, with a sweeping vista of Central Park, John Barrett Salon tends to the coiffures of women with money, or power, or both.

One of those women is Hillary Clinton, who was allegedly treated to a curtained-off area for her appointment a month ago, reports In Touch magazine. But that didn't stop a photo of the former Secretary of State from landing on the Internet, taken by an employee who was then promptly fired, the magazine claims.

"The salon prides itself on protecting its clients' privacy and had no choice but to let the person go," a source at the salon told the magazine. And Hilary Clinton's hair is practically a state secret, after all.

Zachary Anderson, the official spokesman for John Barrett, would neither confirm nor deny the firing, because "we don't comment on any of our clients' presence in the salon." In Touch's source is anonymous, and no news outlet has independently verified the report. AOL Jobs was also unable to locate the TwitPic of Clinton that supposedly resulted in a firing; there was no sign of the image when AOL Jobs searched Twitter.

But this purportedly indiscreet employee would be far from the first in recent years to lose a job for leaking details about a celebrity client:

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• In October 2012, a worker at a Sante Fe, N.M., resort claimed that he was fired for calling Jennifer Aniston "very sweet and much more petite than I thought" to a group of guests on the hotel shuttle. [TMZ]

In April 2012, a Virgin Atlantic employee resigned over allegations that she leaked the itinerary details of dozens of celebrities, including Kate Winslet, Daniel Radcliffe and Madonna, to a paparazzi agency. [AP]

In February last year, The Beverly Hilton Hotel fired staffers who talked to the press about Whitney Houston's death from consuming a toxic mix of Xanax, Valium and alcohol in her room there. [RadarOnline.com]

In 2009, a male nurse who was fired for allegedly leaking details of Tiger Woods' infamous 2009 hospital stay. A little over a year later, he sued Central Health, claiming he was innocent and the victim of defamation. [Orlando Sentinel]

The UCLA Medical Center announced in May 2008 that it would be firing 13 employees for peeking at the confidential medical records of Britney Spears while she was hospitalized in its psychiatric unit. It's unclear if any of snoopers leaked any of their discoveries to the media, but they violated state and federal laws concerning medical privacy regardless. [Los Angeles Times]

The same hospital fired a woman in 2007 for spying on the medical records of more than 30 high-profile figures, including Maria Shriver and Farah Fawcett. Details of Fawcett's cancer treatment subsequently appeared in the pages of the National Enquirer. [CBS News]


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vpprince88

she is the ugly girl in high school who never got over it. Some Mexican out of the wood work will be our next president not her ....same as it happened to ABarry will happen to her. Besides by the time the election cycle rolls around she will of gone completely mad.

August 07 2014 at 9:58 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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sweeteee53

Would love to see a pic of you......I bet you are perfect right???????????????/

August 11 2014 at 11:43 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
olvden

OK !! Who took that picture of Mrs. Bugs Bunny ??!! Buggsy wants it back.

August 07 2014 at 8:56 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Gary

Even as first slu(*(@$% t of the then White House no one could look her in the eyes or start a conversation. This person is a bomb looking for a place to land.

August 07 2014 at 4:35 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
IN MY OPINION ONLY

Ugly potato faced.

From the stresses of her hubby's sexual preferences over the years.

Now she's dying the way Martha's sister died?

August 07 2014 at 4:04 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
flboatingusa

I see the dumb ass republicans are in here today. I cannot wait to see you all cry again,. wen this woman is your next president. lol

August 07 2014 at 4:03 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
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olvden

I see that you spell pretty shltty. You must be a product of bill clinton's "No Child's Behind Left" program.

August 07 2014 at 8:58 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
nintyyuniega

The terminated employee deserves a trophy for good photography.
It's one of the best and seemingly impartial pics of Clinton without the obvious airbrushing of book jackets others in this level of scrutiny rely upon.

August 07 2014 at 3:23 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
notgoldenchild

She is a beautiful woman. Check out some of your own hair in your mirror.

August 07 2014 at 3:15 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
Gerry

Get over it haters. Eight years of President Obama too much for you? Well....Get ready for "eight more years" courtesy of, you know who. Yep, that's right. You got it.....Ms. President Hillary Rodham Clinton.

August 07 2014 at 1:52 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
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olvden

Just think. If she loses, you'll have to get a job and move out of mommy's basement.

August 07 2014 at 9:02 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Ray

Oh yeah, Hillary C. last thing we heard of her was when she got a phone call at 3 in the morning. She woke up for a minute and screamed "WHAT DOES IT MATTER" rolled her fat ass over and went back to sleep. Her as commander in chief?? Sure, why not ? Look at the incompetent looser that lives in the white house now.

August 07 2014 at 1:10 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
georgettec28

Hillary is a very smart, highly educated and focused individual who also happens to be a woman. And that I think is the crux of the problem. So many people, including women, are so insanely jealous of her accomplishments that they will do anything to ridicule this fine, accomplished woman. Shame on the whole lot of you.

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faturism

Nothing to be jealous of there.....she's just a bitter hag, drunk on ambition. She has spent her entire adult life covering for and running interference for her sexual predator husband. There is absolutely nothing smart, liberated or accomplished about that.

August 07 2014 at 12:26 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
olvden

Her accomplishments??? Please do tell us about them.

August 07 2014 at 9:00 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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