Grimes reveals her assist for Lizzo amidst sexual harassment claims

The dancers have alleged that Lizzo created a hostile work surroundings and pressured workers at afterparties. Regardless of being nicely generally known as an advocate for physique positivity and self-love, Lizzo is claimed to have criticised a dancer’s current weight achieve and later fired the dancer for recording a gathering.

The lawsuit additional particulars an incident at an Amsterdam membership earlier this yr by which the singer allegedly “started inviting forged members to take turns touching the nude performers, catching dildos launched from the performers’ vaginas, and consuming bananas protruding from the performers’ vaginas”, the swimsuit says. Lizzo allegedly pressured Davis to the touch the nude breasts of 1 performer, and commenced goading her on when she refused.

Grimes has come to Lizzo’s defence, stating: “I like Lizzo. Not saying I do not consider ppl when unhealthy issues occur, however I had dancers mistreated on my watch in methods I did not discover out about till means later”.

Grimes went on so as to add that Lizzo has all the time been supportive of her previously. “However loyalty issues to me. Lizzo was sort to me and others for a decade earlier than she was “cool”, and she or he checked in in me when nobody cared. I’ve solely ever seen exemplary habits from her, particularly when everybody was hating on me and she or he was on prime of the world. There was no cause for her to test in, moreover to be a superb individual”.

Replying to any individual who insinuated that Lizzo was solely good to her due to her stage of fame, she mentioned: “She was good to me in like 2012 earlier than anybody cared abt both of us.”

Noting that this was earlier than she was in a relationship with Elon Musk, Grimes added, “She checked in whereas I used to be cancelled a f whereas I used to be pregnant when most individuals deserted me as a result of they did not need the affiliation, she was sort when was solely a legal responsibility to her. I respect that hardcore. That is a superb individual.”

“Rihanna has supported chris brown within the aftermath cuz Rihanna appears to care about restorative justice. *assuming* Lizzo is responsible (and not using a trial – which flies within the face of democracy) – it is humorous to me the identical individuals who struggle for restorative justice appear in opposition to it for somebody who has been a figurehead for change and suffered drastically to struggle for acceptance,” Grimes continued in response to 1 person referencing Chris Brown’s assault in opposition to Rihanna.

In her personal assertion, Lizzo mentioned: “The previous few days have been gut-wrenchingly troublesome and overwhelmingly disappointing. My work ethic, morals and respectfulness have been questioned.”

Grimes appears to vouch for Lizzo’s work ethic and morals, as she says, “Simply my two cents. I recall when she first blew up being so pleased as a result of I might by no means recognized such an admirable individual to seek out fame within the music business. I battle to consider she would have so radically modified… bored with a tradition that seeks to destroy it is biggest virtues”.