Although the newspaper article calls it a wrongful termination claim, the facts emphasized in the article were that Thomas was not paid the commissions she was promised, had to work 70 to 80 hours a week without overtime compensation, had to pay out of pocket for cable subscriptions that would allow her to watch the Tapou T show which airs on the Versus network, and one that particularly seemed to be galling that
she was roundly criticized by a supervisor for not watching one required program on her birthday.I must admit that I had never heard of Tapou T and don't know a whole lot more about Mixed Martial Arts fighting, much less that there was a reality tv show about developing new fighters. And so my headline reference to body slam is probably an inappropriate reference that goes back fifty years ago when I watched professional wrestling from the Dallas Sportatorium with my grandfather.
At least back then, body slams were a big thing. Regardless of whether its an MMA term or not, it's likely that Tapou T is feeling pretty slammed today.