RUBIN IN SALT: GOOGLE PAID ANDY RUBIN $90 MILLION DESPITE SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS

Written by Lune Loh

Andy Rubin, also known as the “Father” and creator of the mobile operating system “Android”, was asked to resign from Google by co-founder Larry Page in October 2014. The New York Times released a report on October 25, describing how Mr. Rubin was offered an exit package of $90 million that year. This was in spite of investigations by Google into his extra-marital affairs and sexual misconduct, which were concluded as credible.

According to a female employee from Android whom Mr. Rubin was having an affair with, he coerced her into having oral sex with him in a hotel room back in 2013.

Rubin responded to the Times’ report on Twitter, asserting that “these false allegations are part of a smear campaign”.

Lune is a core member of /S@BER (/Stop @ Bad End Rhymes), a Singaporean writing collective, and is currently an Undergraduate at the National University of Singapore. Her works have been published in Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, Cordite Poetry Review, 聲韻詩刊 Voice & Verse Poetry Magazine, Math Paper Press' SingPoWriMo 2017 & SingPoWriMo 2018 and Squircle Line Press' Anima Methodi anthology. She has also been featured at Singaporean LGBTQ+ pride events such as Contradiction XIII and TransIt 2. Find her waxing at lune.city.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *