A New Jersey man is suing his former boss for a drunken incident in 2012 in which his boss’s horseplay allegedly caused one of his testicles to be removed, according to the New York Post.
While on a staff retreat, Michael Peacock’s boss, Richard Langtry, mindlessly flexed his authoritative muscles by playfully squeezing Peacock’s private parts. Little did Langtry know, he was a little boozed up, and this gag ignited so much pressure and pain on Peacock’s manhood that it forced him to get one of his testicles surgically removed. We all know the D-tap game stopped being acceptable after high school. People can get hurt, and that’s exactly what happened here. Also, I think we can all agree that it’s time to put an end to staff retreats.
After three years, three embarrassing surgeries, a demotion that caused Peacock to quit, and Langtry’s firing, Peacock has filed a lawsuit against Langtry. I’m kind of shocked it took that long. You don’t play games with your employee’s balls, dammit. According to the New York Post, Peacock still suffers from “permanent, chronic pain and trouble in the bedroom” as a result of the incident.
Good for Peacock. Anybody foolish enough to ruin another man’s manliness like that — regardless of the circumstances — deserves to have a little legal heat thrown their way. Given his firing, he obviously wasn’t well-liked or worthwhile in the office anyway.
You know the old adage that asking for a far-fetched goal will figuratively “cost you an arm and a leg?” My man Peacock here literally gave up something worth far more than an arm and a leg, and he actually took a few steps back in his career instead of forward.
Best wishes to Peacock in recovering from this tragic workplace accident. Godspeed..
[via New York Post]
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