same kinds of movies and activities. Still, the age difference is considerable, “says the caller. The age difference between us is huge: I’m 38 and she’s 24, and I manage her.
When the caller says he is the manager of the woman he has feelings for, Piker tells him repeatedly to “not do this” and that he should “no” do anything with the woman.
By the 16th of August, the video had over 839,000 views, with many commenters debating whether or not the 38-year-old manager should pursue his much younger subordinate.
“It’s not really the age gap, it’s him being the manager, just avoid power dynamic relationships, women can be kind at work just so they’re not targeted,” one commenter wrote.
Another user commented, “The age gap isn’t that bad really the manager part.”
The manager’s actions have been deemed “creepy” by some employees, who argue that the 24-year-old employee’s friendly demeanor may be a result of the “power dynamic” between them.
One user argued that this kind of relationship was not a good foundation for romance because of the imbalance of power between the two parties.
“There’s a big difference between someone being nice to you because they’re interested in you and being nice to you because you have control over their job,” another person said.
A third voice chimed in, “Y’all we know it’s ‘legally’ allowed, but this power dynamic seems like the dude is just perceiving this feeling cause he’s a MANAGER.”
The Daily Dot sent an email to Piker. When asked for comment, he did not provide one right away.
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