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06/16/2010 02:44 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Annenberg Heiress Sued For Asking "Executive Polish Housekeeper" To Take HIV Test

As every well-bred socialite knows, AIDS is everywhere--floating in the air they breathe, hiding in the bathrooms they use, and coursing through the veins of their domestic servants. That's why Dana Hammond, an heiress to the Annenberg family fortune, wanted her "executive Polish housekeeper" to get tested for H.I.V. Hammond herself got an H.I.V. test after she sat on a seemingly "unclean" toilet seat, so why shouldn't she require her servant to get tested, too? But for simply trying to keep those little AIDS bugs from jumping off the help and onto her bedding, she's being sued.

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