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Tell Us About the Worst Fucking Boss You've Ever Had

Whether you currently work or have worked, there's a good chance you've dealt with some real fucking asshole bosses. Now is your time to cleanse yourself of those bad feelings by sharing them with a whole bunch of people who have also worked for the Worst Goddamned Human Being Alive.

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Mine was when I worked at a cafe and a male boss I had would make be bring him a daily bear claw (he'd make a roaring sound and pawing motion in my direction when he made the demand), and then say something like "And step on it, red!" Oh, I hated that guy — I hated him with the passion of a thousand suns. He also openly scratched his balls and then would reach into the pastry case and hand customers bagels. I just.

Your turn — either put it below or email me if you're like to remain anonymous (it's that bad!?). I'll share the best ones early next week. Blow me away with how heinous people in positions of power can be. Or, if you want to do reserve day, tell us about the time you worked as Tom Hiddleston's best friend and he paid you in rubies and kisses. Just be prepared for us all to hate you.

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The boss I gladly left in January:

  • called his company "the empire";
  • made one of his best lawyers work during her maternity leave and then fired her for not being promptly available for a conference call while she was visiting her mother with her baby - during her maternity leave;
  • told one of my colleagues that she should do everything his guests wanted, including give them blowjobs;
  • told me I should be "titted up" for our business trip;
  • demonstratively pulled out his laptop and started clicking during court proceedings because he was sulking for being told to not interfere while the witness was being questioned;
  • asked one of my colleagues to accompany him on a business dinner and when they got in the car, he took her hand and said, "You hand is cold. I beet you're warm in other places though". My colleague ran at first opportunity. She was fired a few weeks later;
  • told another colleague, under his breath, that she was only good for fucking;
  • slid a hand down my back to my ass;
  • wrote all his company's witnesses' witness statements personally, in absolutely horrible English, made me translate them into Bulgarian, then told everyone the English version was my translation;
  • regularly made us work Sundays with no pay - not no overtime pay, no pay at all;
  • called me "fringe" (because of my fringe), and the other two translators "bushy" (because of her hair) and "flake" (because he thought she wasn't devoted enough to his lunacy);
  • kicked his own daughter out of the company with a scandal. I'd already left so I have no idea what went down but I'm sure it must have been glorious.