Nolé Marin

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Nolé Marin (left) with Jay Manuel (right)

Nolé Marin (born October 22, 1969) was the owner/director at AIM Model Management in New York City until the agency was closed in 2016 after declaring bankruptcy from being accused of wage theft by his booking agent and several of his models.[1][2]

He was a judge on the reality show True Beauty. [3] True Beauty was named 'The Worst Show in TV Broadcast history' by Jezebel (website) and was subsequently cancelled after two seasons.[4][5]

Legal issues[edit]

In 2010, Marin was sued by Nicholas Hamman-Howe for allegedly attempting to exchange career help for sex.[6]

In 2016, Marin's booking agent Darrin Judkins sued him for failing to pay him wages owed over several months.[7] Later in 2016, several of his models including Louisa Warwick , Devon White, Laura O'Neall, Lana Khanashevich, John Paul Pfeiffer and Patrick Kinnane sued him for failing to pay them for more than $500,000 owed from jobs.[8]

In 2017, Marin declared bankruptcy after failing to pay any of the money owed to his employee and models at his agency. He declared bankruptcy claiming $105,903 in liabilities and only $621 in assets.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Balsamini, Dean (2017-07-22). "Ex-'America's Next Top Model' judge declares bankruptcy". New York Post. Retrieved 2020-01-11.
  2. ^ staff/nathan-tempey (2016-02-18). "Disgruntled Models Sue Former America's Next Top Model Judge, Claiming Wage Theft". Gothamist. Retrieved 2020-01-11.
  3. ^ http://www.topmodelgossip.com/tyra-banks-unveils-ashton-kutcher-project/ Archived November 9, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "True Beauty May Be The Worst TV Show In Broadcast History". Jezebel. Retrieved 2020-01-11.
  5. ^ "True Beauty -- TV Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2020-01-11.
  6. ^ "Former Top Model Judge Nolé Marin Sued for Sexually Harassing a Male Model [Updated]". The Cut. Retrieved 2020-01-11.
  7. ^ Ross, Barbara. "'America's Next Top Model' judge Nolé Marin is getting sued by booking agent, two of his models". nydailynews.com. Retrieved 2020-01-11.
  8. ^ Balsamini, Dean (2017-07-22). "Ex-'America's Next Top Model' judge declares bankruptcy". New York Post. Retrieved 2020-01-11.
  9. ^ Balsamini, Dean (2017-07-22). "Ex-'America's Next Top Model' judge declares bankruptcy". New York Post. Retrieved 2020-01-11.