It’s hard to remember a time when American Apparel founder and CEO Dov Charney was not the subject of controversy, whether it’s for forcing employees into sex slavery, putting out pornographic ad campaigns or repeatedly almost leading his business into bankruptcy. As unimaginable as it is, even people like that were once adorable, naive little kids.
Here are four pictures of a very young Dov Charney, via Copyranter, that were apparently taken by his father in the ’70s. His innocence may be gone, but this particular time in Dov’s life clearly had an impact, as American Apparel has become known for its laid-back ’70s aesthetic. Click through for more.