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Slap Victim at Zac Posen's Spring 2013 Show Settles Lawsuit

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Eymere's Jalouse mag, High Snobiety

The lawsuit that came out of the slap heard round Fashion Week last September has been settled. Public relations executive Lynn Tesoro (the slapped) filed the suit against Jalou publishing house president Marie-José Susskind-Jalou and her daughters Jennifer Eymere and Vanessa Bellugeon of Jalouse and L'Officiel magazines for libel, assault, and slander. For the uninitiated, the three got into an altercation with Tesoro when the fire marshals took 60 chairs or so out of Zac Posen's show, causing the PR exec and her team to re-assign seats at the last minute.

Confusingly, the lawsuit alleged that the mother, Susskind-Jalou, was the slapper, but her daughter Eymere took credit for the actual assault explaining to WWD that "It was a small slap. It was not strong. I didn't hurt her, it was just to humiliate her. She humiliated my mom, and I humiliated her in front of her crew. Voilà. I just said at the end, 'Now you know you don't fuck with French people.'" Regardless, it's all over and though the terms of the settlement were not disclosed, "one source" affiliated with Tesoro said "she did receive and accept an apology as part of the settlement."
· Lynn Tesoro 'Slap' Lawsuit Settled
[WWD]
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