A second email continued, “No bonus for anyone that strikes or leaves early in pilot season. No one is striking in show business we are all against Trump. And women are considered diverse and being shoved in as writer and directors. Zach who is a Jewish male is being pushed out. Uppity Selfish C–t. Heather went to work. I’m sure anyone at a casting office or agency would be fired.” At the end of her post, she revealed her boss was talent manager Michael Einfeld of Michael Einfeld Management.
Upon realizing his mistake, Einfeld apologized to Laursen via text message. “I apologize for venting like a misogynistic faggot,” he started. “I was letting off steam I didn’t mean to hit reply all. I’m an a-hole. If you come back we can play Nazi death camp. You can beat me and put me in the oven. Or feed me cabbage and lock me in the shower. I am truly sorry.”
“I wasn’t a big fan of any of this, and responded ‘I quit,’” she wrote on Facebook. Still, one of her coworkers encouraged her to come back to the office, qualifying that it was “just a joke.” Laursen said while her boss “could be kind of terrible,” he also “was actually really cool and funny any nice.”