Lizzo’s present dancers are standing by her facet amid harassment allegations in opposition to the singer.
“We have now had the time of our lives on The Particular Tour,” the dancers shared in a press release by way of the group’s Instagram web page on Thursday, August 17. “We have now been so honored to share the stage with such superb expertise. This tour expertise has been past simply #Particular! The dedication to character and tradition taking priority over each motion and second has been one of many Best classes and Blessings that we may presumably ask for.”
The put up continued: “THANK YOU to Lizzo for shattering limitations and kicking within the door manner for the Large Grrrl and Large Boiii Dancers to do what we love! You may have created a platform the place we have now been capable of parallel our Ardour with a function! Not just for Us however for Girls and All individuals breaking Limitations.”
Alongside the prolonged message, the add additionally included a video of highlights from varied concert events in the course of the worldwide tour.
“We’ve been touring and exploring new horizons of the world. So many benefits to prevailing over hardships that society and the leisure and the wonder trade can deliver … So Grateful that the requirements and existence of Magnificence in THIS workforce goes past the floor!” they wrote. “Our collective items have authentically powered the kind of vitality, love and that help can physiology assist heal the world. We’re a unit of unicorns, undeniably resilient and SPECIAL AF.”
Us Weekly confirmed earlier this month that a number of of Lizzo’s former dancers sued the Grammy winner, 35, her tour firm and dance captain and claimed they skilled a hostile work surroundings, non secular harassment, incapacity discrimination, sexual harassment and extra whereas working with the artist. Within the swimsuit, the dancers alleged a number of cases of being uncomfortable performing sure duties, together with collaborating in a nude photograph shoot for Lizzo’s actuality present.
Just a few days after the information broke, Lizzo spoke out in opposition to the allegations and vehemently denied the claims.
“These previous couple of days have intestine wrenchingly tough and overwhelmingly disappointing. My work ethic, morals and respectfulness have been questioned. My character has been criticized,” she mentioned in a prolonged assertion in August calling the allegations in opposition to her “false,” “unbelievable” and “too outrageous to not be addressed.”
She continued: “These sensationalized tales are coming from former staff who’ve already publicly admitted that they had been informed their conduct on tour was inappropriate and unprofessional. As an artist, I’ve at all times been very obsessed with what I do. I take my music and my performances significantly as a result of on the finish of the day, I solely need to put out the very best artwork that represents me and my followers.”