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mariolawsuit.jpgChef Mario Batali has already been embroiled in a growing class action suit brought against him by workers at a slew of his restaurants for alleged labor violations. And now an ex-waiter is dragging him into a sexual harassment suit filed against Babbo and some of his former co-workers there. According to the suit, Batali and his partner Joe Bastianich stood by while co-workers "smacked his buttocks on a weekly basis, repeatedly grabbed his genitals, and made crude sexual comments." [Eater NY]

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