Lizzo Faces Yet Another Lawsuit From Former Employee

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 23: Lizzo performs at Qudos Bank Arena on July 23, 2023 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/WireImage)
Lizzo is facing yet another lawsuit spawning from her workplace environment.

Just as public discussion of Lizzo's workplace harassment lawsuit from last month was beginning to die down, she's been hit with another one. According to TMZ, a former tour worker for the "About Damn Time" singer has also filed a lawsuit against her. A woman named Asha Daniels worked for the singer's tour earlier this year and describes a toxic work environment. She explains that the days were grueling, sometimes being asked to work from 6 AM until 2 AM and being refused breaks.

Daniels also accuses a member of Lizzo's team, Amanda Nomura, of frequently making both racist and fatphobic comments. Daniels claims that she brought her concerns to the singer's team and was fired before the end of her contract. Unlike with the previous lawsuit, the superstar didn't take long to respond with her legal team putting out a statement right away. “As Lizzo receives a Humanitarian Award tonight from the Black Music Action Coalition for the incredible charitable work she has done to lift up all people, an ambulance-chasing lawyer tries to sully this honor by recruiting someone to file a bogus, absurd publicity-stunt lawsuit who, wait for it, never actually met or even spoke with Lizzo," the statement reads.

Lizzo Facing Second Workplace Conduct Lawsuit

As Lizzo's lawyers mention, she's set to receive an award tonight. The Black Music Action Coalition is having its annual gala tonight and they're honoring the singer with a Humanitarian Award. The announcement of her being honored as a humanitarian was met with divided responses from fans following the controversy from her original lawsuit.

Late last month, the singer announced her intention to countersue the dancers from the original lawsuit for making false accusations. They responded to that threat quickly calling it a "scare tactic." Momentum for the case has been slow initially and it's unclear when further developments will get underway. What do you think of Lizzo facing yet another lawsuit spawning from her allegedly hostile work environment? Let us know in the comment section below.


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Lavender Alexandria is a music and culture journalist based in Los Angeles, California. She’s covered dozens of musical genres and styles from the most mainstream to the most experimental and underground on her blog and accompanying YouTube channel that looks at music, pop culture, and Billboard charts since 2017: Lav’s Music Corner. Lavender has produced editorial and listicle content both in written and video form over the past far years and has also interviewed up-and-coming artists like Censored Dialogue. Her experiences covering culture have taken her from Hyperpop parties in LA to underground rap shows in Atlanta, to DIY punk shows in Charlotte. Lavender has also written for iHeartRadio, covering some of the biggest artists in Hip Hop such as Ice Spice, Drake, Doja Cat and Cardi B. She also has bylines with ScreenRant and continues to write for Ringtone magazine. Lavender is a lifelong Charlotte Hornets fan and her favorite rap artists include Clipping, Little Simz, Earl Sweatshirt, and Kendrick Lamar.