Gustavo Martinez rape comment tape is revealed

Here’s that tape in l’affaire Martinez, now admitted into court with other faces obscured.

Hmm. Communications boss Erin Johnson’s case against former JWT CEO Gustavo Martinez, the agency and WPP doesn’t just rest on this. But Martinez comes across as a well-meaning type trying to unruffle the feathers of the troops after a rough night. The ‘rape’ reference is unfortunate but it’s not a banned word yet – or is it?

Quite why WPP’s lawyers fought against showing this so long and so hard becomes even more of a mystery.

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