Two of the dancers who sued Lizzo for sexual harassment have given an interview, wherein they allege they “tried to settle” the dispute “in-house” however have been met with a “rebuttal”.

Final week, it was revealed that the singer is being sued by three of her former dancers, who cite accusations of sexual harassment and a hostile work atmosphere.

Crystal Williams, Arianna Davis and Noelle Rodriguez have accused Lizzo of making a hostile work atmosphere and interesting in sexual harassment amongst different allegations. Her dance workforce captain Shirlene Quigley and manufacturing firm Massive Grrrl Massive Touring Inc. are additionally named as defendants within the go well with.

Lizzo then responded and stated she was “hurt” by the “sensationalised” accusations, and has employed Marty Singer, the lawyer who has labored on latest circumstances in opposition to Jonah Hill, Johnny Depp, Invoice Cosby and extra.

Now, Williams and Rodriguez have spoken to Sky Information and alleged that they tried to “settle” the disagreement “in-house” earlier than submitting a lawsuit, however declare they have been met with a “rebuttal” from Lizzo’s workforce.

Williams additionally addressed a declare made by Lizzo that the dancers have been being “unprofessional,” telling Sky Information: “I want to clarify the fact that these statements that were made were not addressed to the three of us individually but to the entire dance cast as a collective. It’s not like we were singled out.”

Williams went on to assert that the claims of unprofessionalism got here after the dancers requested to be placed on a retainer for his or her work with Lizzo.

“This treatment by management, artists – it’s normal in the entertainment industry,” Rodriguez added, saying that fat-shaming is “something that happens on an everyday basis” within the music business.

See footage from the interview under.

“These sensationalised stories are coming from former employees who have already publicly admitted that they were told their behaviour on tour was inappropriate and unprofessional,” Lizzo stated in response to the lawsuit.

“As an artist I’ve all the time been very enthusiastic about what I do. I take my music and my performances severely 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.

“With passion comes hard work and high standards. Sometimes I have to make hard decisions but it’s never my intention to make anyone feel uncomfortable or like they aren’t valued as an important part of the team.”

The three dancers then responded to her assertion, saying it was “disheartening” to learn. “Initially for me it just further deepened my disappointment in regards to how I was feeling and how I was treated,” Williams instructed Channel 4 in an interview.