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Trumped Up? The Donald Is Sued.

Ex-employee claims Trump's LA club is a sweatshop.

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    Trumped Up? The Donald Is Sued.
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    Donald Trump (with wife Melania) has discriminating taste in women. But does he discriminate? One LA employee says so in a lawsuit just filed Dec. 2.

    Everyone knows Donald Trump likes the ladies, and he likes 'em young and purty. But would he fire them for being too old? Former employee Lucy Messerschmidt says hell yeah. The 45-year-old former hostess at Trump's National Golf Club in LA says her manager cut her hours because he wanted younger girls on the floor for Trump's viewing pleasure. (Though with all his national properties, how often the gazillionaire travels to LA is sketchy.)

    About that sweatshop allegation: Messerschmidt's lawsuit also claims she and other employees were so overworked they were routinely denied lunch breaks or even bathroom trips. (Read the docs from TMZ here.) She's seeking $15,000 in compensation.

    Boycotting the posh Palos Verdes spot may be in order if the charges prove true. If you're willing to give Trump an innocent-until-proven-guilty chance, rush to the club for some of LA's most breathtaking views.