Grimes faces backlash for calling Lizzo a ‘good particular person’ amid sexual harassment allegations

Grimes is getting dragged for supporting Lizzo.

The “Go” singer tweeted her assist for Lizzo, days after the “Reality Hurts” artist was accused of sexual harassment in a lawsuit filed by three of her former dancers.

“I like Lizzo. Not saying I don’t consider ppl when unhealthy issues occur, however I had dancers mistreated on my watch in methods I didn’t discover out about till approach later. Mebe [sic] s—t is unhealthy,” Grimes, 35, posted on Twitter Sunday.

“However loyalty issues to me,” she continued.

“Lizzo was type to me and others for a decade earlier than she was ‘cool,’ and she or he checked in [on] me when nobody cared.”

Grimes has come beneath fireplace for defending Lizzo on Twitter.
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“I’ve solely ever seen exemplary habits from her, particularly when everybody was hating on me and she or he was on high of the world. There was no purpose for her to examine in, moreover to be an excellent particular person. Simply my two cents.”

Grimes, whose actual identify is Claire Boucher, doubled down on her stance in second tweet.

“Lizzo was good to me earlier than elon when she blew up and I used to be nonetheless indie as f—ok,” she added. “She was good to me in like 2012 earlier than anybody cared abt [sic] both of us. She checked in whereas I used to be cancelled a f whereas I used to be pregnant when most individuals deserted me as a result of they didn’t need the affiliation, she was type when was solely a legal responsibility to her. I respect that hardcore. That’s an excellent particular person.”

The Canadian musician’s feedback got here after the “About Rattling Time” singer was sued by three of her former backup dancers.
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Nonetheless, the Canadian musician — who shares two youngsters with billionaire Elon Musk — was met with a barrage of criticism for her feedback.

“Grimes it’s since you’re wealthy and rich and have affect, Lizzo is a classist abuser who doesn’t consider individuals ‘on her degree’ deserve respect,” one particular person wrote.

“lol grimes you’re so over. simply because your expertise with somebody was nice (most likely resulting from your relations and fame) it doesn’t imply individuals didn’t have unhealthy experiences with lizzo. a grimes suppose piece isn’t gonna sway me away from numerous victims who’ve mentioned in any other case,” one other replied.

“Nah she’s poisonous,” a 3rd posted.

Lizzo eating a banana.
The lawsuit alleges that Lizzo pressured her dancers to take part in intercourse reveals.

Amid the backlash, some got here to Grimes’ protection.

“Loyalty is so necessary,” one fan tweeted.

“publicly defending your pals in opposition to unsubstantiated rumors whenever you’re assured rebuking for doing so is courageous and constant. numerous respect,” one other person commented.

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Final week, the “Good as Hell” singer was hit with the bombshell lawsuit from three of her former dancers, Arianna Davis, Crystal Williams and Noelle Rodriguez.

They declare within the courtroom paperwork that they have been subjected to weight-shaming, sexually denigrating habits and strain to take part in disturbing intercourse reveals.

The Grammy winner was additionally accused of fat-shaming.

The Grammy winner, 35, has denied the allegations in a press release shared on social media.

“My work ethic, morals and respectfulness have been questioned. My character has been criticized. Normally I select not to reply to false allegations however these are as unbelievable as they sound and too outrageous to not be addressed,” Lizzo posted on Thursday.

The “About Rattling Time” hitmaker mentioned the “sensationalized” claims got here from former staff who “already publicly admitted” that their habits whereas touring along with her had been “inappropriate and unprofessional.”

Lizzo has denied the “sensationalized” claims.
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“I’m very open with my sexuality and expressing myself however I can’t settle for or permit individuals to make use of that openness to make me out to be one thing I’m not,” she continued.

“There may be nothing I take extra critically than the respect we deserve as ladies on the earth.”

The “Juice” singer added that she is aware of what it seems like “to be physique shamed each day and would completely by no means criticize or terminate an worker due to their weight.”