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Men's Wearhouse Guy

George Zimmer

FIRED!!!!!!

6/19/2013 7:53 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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9:49 AM PT --
Yep, it's nasty.

Zimmer just fired back at MW through a statement released to CNBC ... saying, "Over the past several months I have expressed my concerns to the Board about the direction the company is currently heading."

"Instead of fostering the kind of dialogue in the Boardroom that has in part contributed to our success, the Board has inappropriately chosen to silence my concerns through termination as an executive officer."

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Men's Wearhouse
did not like the way George Zimmer looked as executive chairman ... 'cause the suit chain just FIRED his ass!!!!

FYI -- the famously-bearded Zimmer didn't just FOUND the company in 1973, he also served as the spokesperson and is known for his slogan -- "You're going to like the way you look, I guarantee it."

The company announced the termination in a blunt statement ... and explained, "The board expects to discuss with Mr. Zimmer the extent, if any, and terms of his ongoing relationship with the company."

Sounds like a pretty nasty breakup.

In the meantime, here's a commercial to remember him by ...

130 COMMENTS

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16.

Hera    

You're going to like the way you look...at the end of the unemployment line

490 days ago
17.

Michelle Neal    

Just shocking that they would oust him in such an uncool way. Granted, we have no clue what went on inside the boardroom, maybe the guy is a jerk but I did like his voice.

490 days ago
18.

KissMint    

That just sucks to be fired from the company you found.
The company is a public company so he did something right ......till those greedy management and board of directors took over.

490 days ago
19.

ABB    

The Earl Scheib of suits. I'll sell you any Armani *inspired* suit for just $99.95!

490 days ago
20.

Don    

never sell shares in your company.

490 days ago
21.

Dobby    

I know nothing about him, except that he had a sexy, sexy voice.

490 days ago
22.

Jill    

The man has a net worth of 800 million dollars.......He'll get over being fired rather quickly....I GUARANTEE IT!

490 days ago
23.

todd    

he can be a body double for Dos Equis beer....the second most interesting man in the world

490 days ago
24.

stinky mcgee    

They can hire our local car salesman - he's been ripping off George Zimmers tagline since he opened shop. He even tries to imitate the affect.

490 days ago
25.

Bernard    

But I liked the way he looks.

490 days ago
26.

dstitz    

Who gives a fffff

490 days ago
27.

shanon    

Speaking as someone who worked there, and worked closely with sister company David's Bridal, Men's Warehouse just isn't what it use to be. I would go so far as to use the word ghetto. Go to yelp and just look at the reviews of either location. Granted their prices are decent, for what their suits and dresses go through (you'd be shocked with what I've had to clean out of items that have been tried on by numerous customers), their prices could be better. Granted if you're on a tight budget it works, and there are good sales associates out there, the company itself just doesn't put much effort into each store.

Just my personal experience.

490 days ago
28.

charlei harper    

that's like firing Cal Worthington...nobody is safe anymore...you'll be fine Mr. Zimmer...I guarantee it.

490 days ago
29.

Winston1    

He was annoying.

490 days ago
30.

some guy    

"He's gonna like unemployment. I guarantee it."

490 days ago
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