Another Pop Star Sued For Sexual Harassment
Pop star Melissa Viviane Jefferson, popularly called Lizzo has been sued by three of her former dancers over claims including sexual harassment and creating a hostile work environment.
The former dancers, Arianna Davis, Crystal Williams and Noelle Rodriguez sued the singer, her dance captain and her production company Big Grrrl Big Touring (BGBT).
The legal action which was filed in Los Angeles on Tuesday, included allegations that the dancers were “forced to endure sexually denigrating behaviour” and were “pressured into participating in disturbing sex shows” between 2021 and 2023.
Lizzo, who is known for celebrating her body and self-love was also accused of sexual, religious and racial harassment, discrimination, assault, false imprisonment and fat-shaming
The singer is yet to respond publicly to the allegations made in the case, which remain to be tested in court.
She is best known for hits such as Truth Hurts, About Damn Time, Juice, Good As Hell and 2 Be Loved.