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A former employee of Rachael Ray's daytime talk show is suing the CBS network for $1 million, saying he was discriminated against for trimming the fat out of his diet—all of it.

Aaron Ferguson, an accountant who has suffered anorexia for six years, claims he was forced out of his job because of his eating disorder.

According to papers filed in Manhattan's State Supreme Court, Ferguson says his supervisor repeatedly exhibited "hostile behavior" and made "vile," discriminatory and hurtful comments, including, "Anorexics are sick in the head," and, "Anorexics should not be able to work."

After making multiple complaints about his supervisor, Ferguson says he was forced out of his job. He was employed July through October 2007.

Rachael Ray was not named in the lawsuit.

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