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Lizzo Responds to Sexual Harassment and Hostile Workplace Allegations

News about American singer and rapper Lizzo is a trending topic on United States Friday, August 4, 2023.

The American singer and rapper, Lizzo, has responded to allegations made by three former backup dancers that accuse her of sexual harassment and creating a hostile work environment. The dancers filed a lawsuit against Lizzo claiming that while performing at a strip club, she had pressured them to touch her nude body and had also weight-shamed them.

Lizzo has denied the allegations made against her and referred to them as "unbelievable", in a statement released on Thursday. She mentioned that promoting body positivity and inclusivity has always been a part of her music and performances. She further clarified that the dancers falsely accused her of being the villain, but she does not consider herself one.

According to the lawsuit, Lizzo is accused of creating a hostile work environment and pressuring staff at afterparties. Moreover, the dancers allege that Lizzo insinuated about their weight gain and exerted pressure on them to attend sex parties. Lizzo has not yet responded to these specific allegations.

The case is ongoing, and it is yet to be determined how it will be resolved. Nevertheless, Lizzo's response has initiated a discussion about workplace harassment and the significance of establishing a secure and comprehensive environment for all employees.