“The gorgeous nature of how Lizzo and her administration workforce handled their performers appears to go towards every part Lizzo stands for publicly,” the dancers’ lawyer, Ron Zambrano, mentioned in a press release, “whereas privately, she weight-shames her dancers and demeans them in methods that aren’t solely unlawful however completely demoralizing.”
The next day, Lizzo publicly responded to the lawsuit, claiming that the allegations had been “false” and “outrageous.” “I’m not right here to be checked out as a sufferer, however I additionally know that I’m not the villain that folks and the media have portrayed me to be these previous few days,” she wrote in a press release.
The fallout from the lawsuit was swift. Director Sophia Nahli Allison got here ahead to allege that Lizzo handled her with “disrespect” and was “boastful, self-centered, And unkind” whereas directing a documentary on the singer in 2019. She says she walked off the gig after two weeks.
Within the wake of the lawsuit, the lyrics to Lizzo’s 2021 music “Rumors” had been additionally re-examined — particularly, the portion the place she raps, “Needed to minimize some hoes free, yeah / NDA, no free lips.”
“She’s been constructing and constructing her life and profession, and getting achievement after achievement,” a supply informed the publication.
“It blindsided her and her workforce and is a wakeup name that every one of that may be immediately diminished by one thing like this, simply in a single day.”
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