Gloria Allred to Represent "Angry Stripper" Sarah Tressler Against Chron, Report Says (UPDATED w/Full Tressler Statement)

Noted feminist lawyer/TV personality Gloria Allred will hold a press conference later today to announce she is representing "Angry Stripper" Sarah Tressler in a lawsuit against the Houston Chronicle, the Web site Radar reports.

Tressler was a society writer for the paper and a stripper, one who wrote about her pole experiences and posted pictures of herself on a blog called Diary of an Angry Stripper, not to mention a Twitter and Facebook page.

The Chron fired her, and she has said she did not tell editors of her other, semi-public, life.

"Allred will assert that her client's firing may constitute sex discrimination, which would be a violation of Tressler's rights under the law," Radar says.

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