Jen Shah’s former designer is accusing the “Actual Housewives of Salt Lake Metropolis” star of tormenting him throughout his employment.
Koa Johnson, who created Shah’s beautiful reunion robe amongst different appears to be like, took to Instagram after coming throughout an alleged leaked audiotape of Shah berating him. It’s unclear when and the place this audio was recorded and the way it was leaked onto the web.
Johnson claimed in a notes-app fashion Instagram put up on Wednesday that he was “verbally assaulted” whereas employed by the fact star.
“1. I used to be delivered to Utah to design customized couture and robes for Jen Shah,” Johnson claimed. “2. Within the ten months I spent working, I’ve been verbally assaulted, I needed to work all hours, by means of the night time, principally unpaid. 3. I needed to tip toe round a hostile work atmosphere in an try to protect my psychological well being and well-being. 4. The final fee that I obtained from my earlier employer was in September although I continued working by means of January.”
“I don’t know who launched the audio, however I’m glad they did as a result of now I really feel like I can lastly talk about my expertise,” Johnson stated on Instagram. “I’ve been defending this girl for approach too lengthy.”
There was additionally one other video circulated on Twitter — posted by a fan account — of somebody resembling Shah yelling at what’s presumed to be her “Shah Squad” staff. It’s unclear the place the video originated from and the grainy footage might have been manipulated.
Shah, 47, was blasted all through her first season on the Bravo present for throwing suits and instructed Web page Six in an interview that listening to that Meredith Marks and Lisa Barlow had been allegedly afraid of her was “a double customary” and “scary” for a lady of colour.
Barlow and Marks each denied saying they had been afraid of Shah.
Johnson had no extra remark at the moment.
Reps for Shah didn’t get again to us.