OCCUPATION: American Apparel founder
PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 0
PRO: Although you wouldn't guess it from American Apparel's defiantly pervy ads lots of mischievous models, very little actual clothing Charney's hipster-baiting company is the biggest threads manufacturer in the country.
CON: He's constantly fending off legal threats, from U.S. immigration (for his hiring of illegal immigrants) to former employees (for alleged sexual harassment).
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