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J.Crew Reportedly Fires Exec Who Posted Taunting Instagrams

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The J.Crew exec who made headlines for cruel Instagram posts following the brand's massive layoffs has reportedly been fired. According to Daily Front Row, J.Crew dismissed VP of men's merchandising Alejandro Rhett late yesterday afternoon. Three other J.Crew colleagues who participated in the Instagram posts were reportedly fired as well.

Rhett tried to delete the evidence, but the New York Post publicized all the Hunger Games and Mean Girls jokes he made over the course of a night of drinking. The photos were taken immediately after Rhett had personally broken the bad news to some of his employees.

A J.Crew spokesperson didn't confirm the firing, but did say this: "We do not condone this behavior in any way. Individuals’ actions do not represent the culture of our company–this is not who we are. The tough decisions we made last week were not something we took lightly. We do our best to make decisions with care & compassion for all of our associates."