Mark Hurd Scandal Details, Harassment of Jodie Fisher Revealed

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A lurid, accusatory letter that led to the demise of Mark Hurd as Hewlett-Packard's CEO in 2012 has been made public after the Delaware Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the infamous letter be released, despite Hurd's strong objections.

The court did not actually release the letter, but it was obtained by several news outlets.

The eight-page account, written in June 2010 by celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred (obviously) depicts in detail the story of Hurd repeatedly soliciting sex from Jodie Fisher, a greeter at Hewlett-Packard events and former reality TV star.

Mark Hurd, Jodie Fisher

The letter claims that over the course of two years, Hurd pushed Fisher to meet him for dinner, give him hugs, sleep in his room and have sex with him, despite her continuous rejections.

Fisher said in a statement last year that the letter contained "many inaccuracies," and she noted that she believed Mark Hurd's behavior was not "detrimental to HP."

Nevertheless, the scandal eventually led to Hurd's ouster from HP.

Hurd privately settled Fisher's charges, which alleged sexual harassment. The company's board said its own investigation found no evidence of harassment, it noted that Hurd inappropriately used company funds to take Fisher to dinner at non-HP events.

According to the letter, events began to unfold in August 2007, when Hurd's manager Caprice Fimbres suggested that a reality star from the NBC show Age of Love be made Hewlett-Packard's host for several executive events.

Hurd, who is married, and is now president of Oracle, flew from Palo Alto to Santa Monica, Calif., to meet Jodie Fisher personally.

The two met again the follow month in what "felt more like a date," Fisher recalled, and she was hired in October to attend an event in Atlanta.

Following the event, the letter says Hurd and Fisher had dinner, and Hurd asked Fisher to come to his room to see some documents about Madame Wu Yi, the Chinese Vice-Premier, whom Hurd was to meet the next day.

Hurd fondled Fisher and asked her to stay the night, which she nixed. A "clearly miffed" Hurd said he was never rejected, demanding at least a hug.

Fisher and Hurd continued to meet for dinner and he kept wooing her, including by telling her about the various women he has slept with. He also noted that many women were "crazy about him," including singer Sheryl Crow.

Using status and wealth to woo Fisher, the letter accuses Hurd of bullying her.

Hurd often called Fisher in her room to talk about personal and business matters, including revealing that HP was about to purchase services giant EDS, which the company eventually did buy in May 2008 for nearly $14 billion.

If true, it's possible that Hurd illegally leaked insider information.

The letter accuses Hurd of instructing Fisher not to disclose anything "as it would be considered insider trading" if Fisher bought stock in EDS.

In one noteworthy advance that took place in July 2009, the letter says Hurd urged Fisher to "go away with him," and he offered her "anything she needed."

Mark Hurd told her that he believed he wanted to spend the rest of his life with her, but "would have to see how the chemistry in bed was."

Fisher declined the sex, the money and the trip.

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Lordy, girl, he's not bad looking, reasonably fit, and rich as a Saudi Prince. I'd a screwed his lights out, taken the diamonds and furs and trips. Life is short.

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MEDIA WHORE, GLORIA ALLRED, STRIKES AGAIN. IT'S VERY INTERESTING, HOW SO,SO MANY WOMEN ARE VICTIMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT WORK. IT'S ALSO INTERESTING, WHEN SOME WHORE GETS INVOLVED WITH A GUY, SHE KNOWS IS MARRIED
THEN WHEN THE CAD, GOES BACK TO HIS WIFE, OR DROPS THE WHORE, THE WHORE FINDS THE WHORE ATTORNEY, MS. ALLRED, AND CASHES IN. I WITNESSED, MANY YEARS AGO, MS. ALLRED, AT A BANK IN L.A., WITH HER ELDERLY FATHER. HE WAS BEING EXTREMELY UNREASONABLE WITH HER, AND EVERYONE ELSE. SHE JUST TOOK IT. I GUESS YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE A DEGREE IN PSYCHOLOGY, TO SEE WHY SHE IS SO DOWN ON MEN. I'M SURE AS A CHILD, SHE WAS IGNORED. NOW SHE ALWAYS WEARS RED. "GIVE ME ATTENTION."

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Ah,and the smoking gun is Gloria Allred, and that makes it true.