Lizzo says she is ‘resigning’ after ‘lying’ against her

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  • By Noor Nanji
  • cultural reporter

Lizzo has said she is “resigning” because she is tired of being attacked for her appearance and character online.

He did not clarify whether this meant he was leaving the music industry or social media.

“I’m getting tired of having everyone in my life and on the internet drag me down,” Lizzo wrote.

Her post comes a day after a lawyer representing her former dancers criticized the decision to choose the pop star to headline a fundraising event amid allegations leveled against her last year.

The dancers’ allegations included sexual harassment and creating a hostile work environment, which Lizzo has denied.

“All I want is to make music and make people happy and help make the world a little better than I found it. But I’m starting to feel like the world doesn’t want me in it,” Lizzo wrote on social media. . publication in the media.

The Good as Hell singer, 35, said she was “constantly facing lies” that she said were being told about her because of her “influence and opinions.”

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Lizzo, pictured at last year’s Met Gala, is best known for hits such as Truth Hurts, Juice, Good As Hell and 2 Be Loved.

She added that she felt like she was “the butt of the joke every time” because of her appearance and that her character was being “picked apart” by people who didn’t know her.

“I didn’t sign up for this,” he concluded. “I leave.”

Lizzo is known for celebrating her body and self-love, but she has also spoken out in the past about hurtful online comments about her appearance.

In May last year, she said she had received a new wave of body-shaming comments on X, formerly Twitter, including speculation about her diet and if you eat a lot of fast food.

“You guys don’t know how close I am to giving up on everyone and quitting,” he wrote at the time.

Last August, three of her former dancers sued Lizzo over allegations including sexual harassment and creating a hostile work environment.

Arianna Davis, Crystal Williams and Noelle Rodríguez are the former dancers bringing the case against the singer, her dance captain and her producer.

The legal action includes allegations of sexual, religious and racial harassment, discrimination, assault and false imprisonment.

Lizzo is also accused of embarrassing Ms. Davis during the tour.

The singer, whose real name is Melissa Viviane Jefferson, said the allegations were “false” and as “unbelievable as they sound.”

Lizzo was last seen on Thursday when she performed at Radio City Music Hall in New York for a fundraiser for US President Joe Biden.

Attorney Ron Zambrano, who represents the three former dancers, reportedly told NewsNation, “It’s disgraceful that Lizzo would be chosen to headline an event like this in the midst of such egregious allegations.”

BBC News has contacted Lizzo’s agent for comment.

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