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Lizzo accused by former dancers of sexual harassment and weight-shaming

Grammy-award winning singer Lizzo is being sued by three of her former dancers for alleged harassment and creating a hostile work environment.

The complaint was filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court against Lizzo, whose legal name is Melissa Viviane Jefferson, as well as her production company Big Grrrl Big Touring, Inc. (BGBT).

Shirlene Quigley, captain of Lizzo's dance team, is also named in the complaint.

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Dancers also say they were "tricked" into going to a nude cabaret bar by Lizzo, claiming she concealed details about the event they were attending.

Davis also asserts that Lizzo and her team made negative comments alluding to her weight gain.

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The "Truth Hurts" pop star is known for her body positive activism and upbeat pop music about self-love.