Lizzo is a nightmare to work for behind the scenes — a minimum of in accordance with 3 of her former backup dancers, who’re suing for what they declare had been terrible situations on the job.
The singer is called as a defendant in a brand new lawsuit that was filed by the three ladies who say they danced for Lizzo and her touring firm between 2021 and spring 2023 — after they declare they had been both unjustly fired or compelled to resign attributable to insufferable circumstances.
Within the docs, obtained by TMZ … Arianna Davis, Crystal Williams and Noelle Rodriguez say they made it into Lizzo’s orbit by way of her Amazon actuality present ‘Watch Out for the Massive Grrrls’ — and, after making the minimize, they allege they had been subjected to plenty of CA office violations … a number of of which amounted to sexual harassment, false imprisonment and interference with potential financial benefit … amongst different claims.
The accusations are being hurled in a couple of completely different instructions — together with some aimed toward members of Lizzo’s administration crew, however because it pertains to her particularly … she’s being accused by these ladies of mainly holding them hostage in plenty of conditions.
Particularly, the ladies cite 2 completely different cases whereas on the street together with her in Europe earlier this yr. They declare she subjected them to attend nude exhibits in Amsterdam and Paris, to the clear discomfort of her workers.
In the course of the Amsterdam outing, they declare Lizzo goaded her dancers to the touch the nude performers onstage and work together with them in very vulgar and specific methods. The dancers declare they felt they’d to do that to be able to keep their jobs.
One other declare in opposition to Lizzo … her alleged badgering of those ladies over alleged poor efficiency and accusations of consuming on the job, which they are saying led to her always threatening them and their positions on her squad. The dancers even declare Lizzo made them reaudition for his or her spots in a multi-hour rehearsal that sounds brutal — one dancer claims she was compelled to pee her pants proper there onstage out of concern of taking a break.
One dancer additionally claims Lizzo was aware about an consuming dysfunction she had, and exploited that when she felt this dancer wasn’t as much as snuff … allegedly forcing her to speak about it.
On high of all that, these dancers declare they had been always being stiffed on the cash entrance — in addition to having to always flip down different dancing gigs throughout pauses on tour. They’re suing for main damages.