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Masturbating Model Sues Abercrombie & Fitch

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While you were out enjoying the fruits of summer over the weekend, TMZ was hard at work breaking the masturbating Abercrombie & Fitch store associate story. Which masturbating store associate would that be, you ask? Meet Benjamine Bowers, who until June of last year was just an innocent hot dude selling sweaters in an A&F store, presumably doing his masturbating in private like everyone else. But then the A&F casting director referred him to a modeling agent named Brian Hilburn, who convinced Bowers to fly to Jackson, Mississippi, for a photo shoot, and, well...

So, apparently Hilburn convinced Bowers that the best way to achieve a "relaxed look" for his portfolio was to masturbate in front of the camera, so Hilburn "could capture his expression immediately after orgasm." Oh, and this would all go down while Bowers was naked, of course.

Bowers didn't seem to see any problem with that, until afterwards when Hilburn allegedly "exposed himself and commented on the relative size of their penises." Now, Bowers "feels used and believes the photos were never intended to help his career ... but just to give Hilburn a cheap thrill." So he's suing Hilburn and Abercrombie for $1 million.

In other, more wholesome, A&F news, here are some shirtless dudes lip-syncing "Call Me Maybe." Happy Monday.
· Model vs. Abercrombie Claims Masturbation Shoot Was A & F's Fault [TMZ]
· It's Not Really Summer Until Half-Naked Abercrombie Employees Lip Sync "Call Me Maybe" [Racked]