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Get Me Gloria

  1. Lauren Odes
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    Lauren Odes

    Part activist lawyer, part publicist, Gloria Allred is a self-described avenger for women’s rights. “We allege that she was fired for being too attractive,” Allred intoned at a May 21 news conference with client Lauren Odes, left. Odes had worked in data entry at Native Intimates, a New York lingerie wholesaler.

    Here are some of Allred's other high-profile clients, and the equally high-profile men she took on.

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  2. O.J. Simpson
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    O.J. Simpson

    One of Allred’s first celebrity cases was O.J. Simpson in 1994.

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  3. Hunter Tylo
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    Hunter Tylo

    In 1997, Allred won $5 million on behalf of actress Hunter Tylo, who was fired from the show Melrose Place after its producers found out she was pregnant.

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  4. Debrahlee Lorenzana
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    Debrahlee Lorenzana

    Debrahlee Lorenzana sued Citigroup for wrongful termination in 2010 and was briefly represented by Allred.

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  5. Sharon Bialek
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    Sharon Bialek

    Allred represented Sharon Bialek, who publicly accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment and helped put an end to his presidential campaign.

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  6. Aaron Spelling
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    Aaron Spelling

    Allred client Hunter Tylo won $5 million after Aaron Spelling fired her for being pregnant.

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  7. Eddie Murphy
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    Eddie Murphy

    Allred took on a paternity case against Eddie Murphy in 2007.

    Photograph by Bobby Bank
  8. Tiger Woods
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    Tiger Woods

    At least two alleged Tiger Woods mistresses teamed up with Allred.

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  9. Roman Polanski
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    Roman Polanski

    With Allred at her side, actress Charlotte Lewis alleged sexual abuse at the hands of director Roman Polanski when she was 16.

    Photograph by Vera Anderson
  10. Mark Hurd
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    Mark Hurd

    Mark Hurd settled with Allred the day before he resigned from HP.

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  11. Anthony Weiner
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    Anthony Weiner

    "I did not sext Anthony Weiner," said actress Ginger Lee, with Allred beside her. Weiner is the New York Democrat who resigned from the House of Representatives in 2011 amid a sexting scandal.

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  12. Herman Cain
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    Herman Cain

    Allred helped put an end to Herman Cain’s 2011 presidential campaign.

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