10 Nightmare Hollywood Bosses

Does it get much worse than smacking employees around?
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 7, 2010 10:36 AM CDT
10 Nightmare Hollywood Bosses
Marc Cherry and Nicollette Sheridan mingle at the Desperate Housewives premiere party at Barney's New York October 3, 2004, in Beverly Hills, California.   (Getty Images)

Nicollette Sheridan claims Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry smacked her in the face—but she’s not the only one who worked for a Hollywood nightmare boss. The Frisky dishes the dirt on nine more:

  1. James Cameron: Reportedly nails cell phones to the wall if they ring at the wrong time; once said he rarely fires employees because “firing is too merciful.” After Titanic, Kate Winslet said she’d never work with him again.
  2. Ben Stiller: Has an assistant carry around and prepare his super-specific iced tea, as well as a blow-dryer and other hair products.

  1. Ari Emanuel: The model for Ari Gold on Entourage; claims have been filed against him for racist and anti-gay remarks.
  2. Walt Disney: Underpaid employees, didn’t get along with labor unions, and turned in suspected communists to Sen. Joseph McCarthy. Oh, and he made anti-Semitic remarks, too.
For the complete list, and to see which boss was accused of fondling himself in front of an employee, click here. (More Nicollette Sheridan stories.)

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