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Carol Bartz doesn't hold back in punches when it comes to her removal from the CEO post at Yahoo

Carol Bartz was never been one to mince her words. She famously told Michael Arrington to "f**k off" last year (on stage during an interview) at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in New York City. Today, she let loose in a phone interview with Fortune Magazine following her departure Yahoo.

"These people f***ed me over," Bartz told Fortune's Patricia Sellers. Bartz upped the ante by going directly after Roy Bostock, Yahoo Board Chairman. She explained that on a scheduled phone call on Tuesday evening, Bostock started out with lawyer-speak. 

Bartz fired back at Bostock, interrupting, "Roy, I think that's a script. Why don't you have the balls to tell me yourself?" After Bostock finished his prepared statement, Bartz threw in a rather ironic jab of her own to end the conversation; "I thought you were classier?"

Bartz succeeded Jerry Yang as CEO of Yahoo on January 13, 2009. Yahoo was already in trouble when Bartz took over, but didn’t do much to improve its situation during her tenure.

After Bostock's phone call, Bartz sent an email out to Yahoo employees via her iPad to announce her departure.

Since that time, it's been revealed that Bartz will get a $3 million USD lump, plus a pro-rated bonus of $1 million USD to $2 million USD courtesy of her severance package. She stands to rack up even more courtesy of her stock options.

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By Chapbass on 9/8/2011 10:51:06 PM , Rating: 5
After Bostock's phone call, Bartz sent an email out to Yahoo employees via her iPad to announce her departure.

I love it! We can't have a single news article without mentioning apple in some form, can we?

By sprockkets on 9/8/2011 11:11:05 PM , Rating: 4
Another reason to like Android: No tasteless advertising in your emails.

By freshmint on 9/8/2011 11:45:16 PM , Rating: 1

Some people call it tasteless advertising, others call it the default e-mail signature that you can change.

By sprockkets on 9/9/2011 1:15:40 AM , Rating: 5
Can you change it? Yes. Can 99.995% of apple users know they can change it, let alone figure out how to change it? No.

By quiksilvr on 9/9/2011 9:19:00 AM , Rating: 5
Correction. DO 99.995% Apple users WANT to change it even if it was easy to? No. Because they like showing off. So wrong.

-Sent from 24 karat gold stolen iPhone 4S from California bar covered in diamonds.

By sprockkets on 9/9/2011 11:32:06 AM , Rating: 1
You do realize that everything you said didn't change the validity of my comment?

By FaaR on 9/9/2011 5:40:20 PM , Rating: 1
I'm sorry, I wasn't aware your comment had any validity.

You're just hating irrationally on Apple for no actual valid reason.

By sprockkets on 9/9/2011 5:59:21 PM , Rating: 2
I'm sorry, but you don't speak for quiksilver.


By joos2000 on 9/12/2011 5:31:22 AM , Rating: 2
You are at a place with a bar covered in diamonds? Awesome.

By quiksilvr on 9/12/2011 10:23:03 AM , Rating: 2
A dangling participle?


A dangling participle...

By kingmotley on 9/9/11, Rating: 0
By tayb on 9/8/2011 11:54:17 PM , Rating: 4
Yeah so tasteless "Sent from my iPad." Despicable.

-Connected by DROID on Verizon Wireless

By EricMartello on 9/9/2011 12:44:16 AM , Rating: 2
"Sent from my pine email reader. HTML sucks."

It's not really advertising so much as it is a douchetag.

By Samus on 9/9/2011 1:44:10 AM , Rating: 1
The real irony will be if she lands her next position at Apple.

Sent via mobile

By ender707 on 9/9/2011 3:26:29 PM , Rating: 2
HAH! Douchetag is now part of my everyday vocabulary!

By EricMartello on 9/9/2011 11:33:22 PM , Rating: 2
For the record, I coined that phrase it wasn't made up on 4chan or some meme site. :D Please ensure an accurate Wikipedia mention!

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