UNIVERSAL CITY (CBSLA.com) — Attorney Gloria Allred demanded action Wednesday regarding comments directed at two teenagers at Universal Studios.
CBS2’s Amy Johnson spoke with the teenagers who said offensive slurs were made toward them by workers at the theme park.READ MORE: Southern California Real Estate Market Cools Off In Fall
“I want them to know that it is not OK to say that to girls,” said teenager Kayla Beals. “This is why I am speaking out today.”
Allred was joined by the mother of the 13-year-old girls outside her office, officials said.READ MORE: 'If You Don't Get Vaccinated, Don't Visit': Mayor Of West Hollywood Calls For Proof Of Vaccination For Business Entry
According to the victims’ mothers, their request for an apology and explanation of the incident was ignored by theme park officials.
The teens were singled out and called “sluts,” “hookers” and “whores” by an employee at Universal Studios in Hollywood in September, cellphone video showed.
“It is just not acceptable to be so disrespectful to girls and to speak of them in that way,” Allred said.MORE NEWS: One Killed, Four Injured In El Monte Shooting
The incident took place at Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights, the families said.