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Under Armour fostered a culture that many women found demeaning, including allowing employees to expense visits to strip clubs, according to a report published by The Wall Street Journal.

The newspaper reported that the Baltimore-based retailer sent an email earlier this year alerting employees that they were no longer permitted to use their corporate cards to pay for strip club, gambling and other adult entertainment.

Strip club visits — including some attended by CEO Kevin Plank — with athletes and co-workers “were symptomatic of practices women at Under Armour found demeaning,” according to the Journal, which cited interviews with more than a dozen mostly anonymous current and former employees and executives.

In addition, the newspaper’s investigation found that “some top male executives violated company policy by behaving inappropriately with female subordinates” and that women were invited to an “annual company event based on their attractiveness to appeal to male guests” — a method referred to as “stocking the pond,” according to the report.

Click here to read the rest of the article written Doug Donovan by over at the Baltimore Sun