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Lizzo accused by six more people

Six additional people have submitted complaints against Lizzo, according to the lawyers working on the case. Arianna Davis, Crystal Williams, and Noelle Rodriguez are now joined by more back-up dancers or employees for Lizzo’s Amazon studios show, Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls.

The original complaints included allegations of weight shaming and sexual harassment, which Lizzo denied. The new claims apparently have similar accusations including that there was a ‘sexually charged environment’ and a ‘failure to pay employees’.

Ron Zambrano, the lawyer representing the three of the original accusers, said he is looking into these fresh claims. He added: “Some of the claims we are reviewing may be actionable, but it is too soon to say.”

The suit has some ‘alarming’ claims against Lizzo. It includes an accusation that she put pressure on a dancer to touch a nude performer. Plus, Lizzo allegedly made targeted comments about a dancer’s weight and fired the employee in front of her peers.

Arianna Davis said on Good Morning America: “I know it’s alarming to hear that Lizzo, a plus-size woman who preaches body positivity, would be fat-phobic, essentially. But I want to challenge people to understand that hurt people hurt people.”

Noelle Rodriguez alleged that Lizzo’s abuse wasn’t just verbal, but also physically threatening. On GMA she said that she felt “unsafe” and “disrespected” in the environment, claimin that Lizzo’s friend jumped off a couch and had to physically restrain Lizzo as she threatened Noelle.

Noelle said: “She basically started to ball up her fists and crack her knuckles, and she was like ‘You’re so effin lucky right now’ as she’s like inching her way towards me.”

Accusations of a ‘sexually charged environment’ go beyond just Lizzo alone. Her dance captain, Shirlene Quigley, has also been accused of ridiculing dancers who had premarital sex, but also sharing her own sexual fantasies. She’s also been accused of discussing a dancer’s virginity publicly and attempting to religiously convert performers. Shirlene took to Instagram, sayin that the claims are “baseless”, “hurtful”, and “false”.

In regards to the original allegations, Lizzo said: “These senstationalized stories are coming from former employees who have already publicly admitted that they were told their behavior on tour was inappropriate and unprofessional.” She has not yet publicly commented on the new accusations.

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