Lizzo Addresses Outrageous Lawsuit Accusations in Candid Instagram Post

Lizzo Addresses Outrageous Lawsuit Accusations in Candid Instagram Post

Lizzo, whose real name is Melissa Viviane Jefferson, has broken her silence following allegations of fat-shaming and sexual harassment made by three of her former backing dancers in a recent lawsuit.


The dancers claim that Lizzo pressured her crew into engaging in inappropriate acts during their tour, leading to charges of sexual harassment, religious and racial harassment, disability discrimination, assault, and false imprisonment.

Addressing the Accusations:

In response to the lawsuit, Lizzo took to Instagram to address the claims made against her.

She expressed that the past few days have been difficult and disappointing for her, as her work ethic, morals, and respectfulness have been questioned.

The singer acknowledged that she usually chooses not to respond to false allegations, but the accusations were so outrageous that she felt the need to address them.


Defending Her Character and Artistry:

Lizzo defended her passion for her music and performances, emphasizing that she takes her work seriously and strives to put out the best art that represents her and her fans.

She admitted that sometimes she has to make difficult decisions, but it is never her intention to make anyone feel uncomfortable or undervalued as part of the team.

She denied the allegations and stated that the stories were sensationalized, coming from former employees who were already informed of their inappropriate and unprofessional behavior on tour.

Standing Strong and Rejecting Victimhood:

The songstress made it clear that she does not want to be seen as a victim.

She asserted that while she is open about her sexuality and expressing herself, she will not allow others to use that openness to portray her as something she is not.


Lizzo emphasized the importance of respect for women in the world, as she herself has experienced body shaming.

She vehemently denied ever criticizing or terminating an employee because of their weight and expressed her hurt but refused to let it overshadow the good work she has done.

Gratitude for Fan Support:

In conclusion, Lizzo thanked her fans for their unwavering support during this difficult time.

She appreciated those who reached out to lift her up and stand by her side.

The singer’s response aims to assert her innocence, integrity, and commitment to promoting positivity, self-expression, and respect for all.


Lizzo’s Achievements:

Earlier this year, Lizzo won the Grammy for record of the year for her hit “About Damn Time.”

Her global tour supporting her fourth studio album, “Special,” came to a close last month.

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