Amy cooper, Who became known as “Central Park Karen” on social media after calling 911 and lying about being threatened by a Black Bird watcher in Central Park last year, over the incident on her former employer, Franklin Templeton The latter is suing to have her fired.
According to Bloomberg, Cooper claims that the May 25, 2020 incident was motivated by his bird’s fear, Christian cooper, Who says that people have a history of “aggressively coping” for not leasing their dogs. This, Amy Cooper claims, caused her to be “reasonably scared” for the safety of herself and her pets.
A lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court by Amy Cooper claimed that she was portrayed as “racist” by Franklin Templeton and publicized the incident on Twitter after falsely claiming to be investigated by the company removed.
In an email to Bloomberg, Franklin Templeton called the lawsuit “baseless” and said they would fight it.
Amy Cooper claimed in the suit that the investment company interviewed her in the immediate aftermath, while she was still “worried and apprehensive about her safety”, and that she interviewed Christian Cooper or another person she had come in contact with at the park did not do.
The publicity, Cooper claims, was “countless phone calls” and text messages from people who sought to bully and harass her. As a result, she says that she has suffered extreme emotional distress and that her “personal and professional life has been destroyed.”
Amy Cooper is seeking back pay, a lost bonus, loss of unused funds and other benefits, reinstatement or advance pay, compensatory damages for emotional distress, punitive damages and attorneys’ fees and costs.