Yesterday, NBC Information reported that three of Lizzo’s former dancers are suing the singer. The plaintiffs’ lawyer, Ron Zambrano, mentioned in an announcement, “The beautiful nature of how Lizzo and her administration group handled their performers appears to go in opposition to all the things Lizzo stands for publicly, whereas privately, she weight-shames her dancers and demeans them in methods that aren’t solely unlawful however completely demoralizing.”
After information hit, Courtney Hollinquest, who danced with Lizzo from 2016–2021, posted on her Instagram story, “This was very a lot my expertise in my time there. Huge shoutout to the dancers who had the braveness to convey this to gentle.”
The story was shared by Quinn Wilson, Lizzo’s former inventive director, who mentioned, “I have never been part of that world for round three years, for a motive. I very a lot applaud the dancers’ braveness to convey this to gentle. And I grieve components of my very own expertise.”
Quinn’s associate of 4 years, musician King Princess, didn’t title Lizzo however posted on their Instagram story, “I’ve watched [Quinn] be underpaid, undervalued, and deeply mistreated firsthand by individuals who have extra fiscal and social energy than her.”
Director Sophia Nahli Allison then claimed that she stop work on a Lizzo documentary after two weeks in 2019, saying, “I used to be handled with such disrespect by her. I witnessed how conceited, self-centered, and unkind she is. […] I felt gaslit and was deeply harm, however I’ve healed. Studying these stories made me understand how harmful of a state of affairs it was.”
The obvious first digicam assistant for the undertaking, Charlene Sánchez, reposted Sophia’s story and alleged, “That is all so true. I needed to vent to so a lot of my buddies about it. It was such a small crew, and the expertise of working with Lizzo was a nightmare.”
BuzzFeed has reached out to Lizzo’s group for remark.