EUGENE, Ore. (CN) - A woman says the couple who own the hotel where she worked encouraged employees to participate in a ring toss game on the husband's penis.
She claims the owners threw a party at the hotel, where the husband danced nude and masturbated publicly, and guests guessed the size and circumference of his penis, and his wife handed out sex toys as prizes for correct guesses.
Jessica Webber sued the Markum Inn in Federal Court, alleging civil rights violations, sexual harassment, hostile workplace and constructive termination. She says she worked for 3 years at the hotel owned by Ward and Julie Frederick until their outlandish behavior forced her to quit.
Webber says that in December 2008 Julie Frederick showed her a letter from her husband, "promising to fulfill any sexual fantasy."
Mrs. Frederick often "talked about her sexual fantasies and asked plaintiff and other employees for advice or suggestions," according to the complaint.
On April 18, 2009, she says, the Fredericks threw a private party at the hotel on a day when Webber was scheduled to work until 11 p.m. She claims Mrs. Frederick told employees she had hired a male stripper to perform, as a "practice run" for a bachelorette party.
The Fredericks invited female employees, customers and friends to the party, according to the complaint.
Webber says that during her shift, "Mrs. Frederick handed out a questionnaire to plaintiff and others with questions relating to the genitalia of the male stripper and Mr. Frederick, including questions regarding the size and circumference of Mr. Frederick's penis. Mrs. Frederick also showed plaintiff a bag of adult sex toys that she intended to hand out as gifts at the party for correctly answered questions."
When the party began, Webber says, Mr. Frederick stripped down to thong underwear in the restaurant-bar and began giving lap dances to employees and guests.
A few minutes later, Webber says, Frederick removed the thong.
Then Mrs. Frederick "began asking the guests and employees to guess the measurements of Mr. Frederick's penis and asked employees to rub lotion on Mr. Frederick. Mr. Frederick then began masturbating in front of the guests and employees so the measurements of his erect penis could be taken, and so others could play a ring toss game on his penis," the complaint states.
Later the male stripper arrived, but Webber says he was never completely nude.
Webber says she left while the party was still in full swing and never went back.
She demands $900,000. She is represented by Judy Snyder of Portland.Follow @@karinapdx
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