Lizzo does said she is considering a tell-all interview about her legal battle with her backup dancers.
The 35-year-old singer has denied allegations of discrimination and creating a “hostile work environment” by three former members of her Big Grrrls dance group – Crystal Williams, Noelle Rodriguez and Arianna Davis – as they claimed they were exposed to sexual, religious and racial harassment, disability discrimination, assault and false imprisonment.
Now an insider has claimed that she has been approached by a number of people to do an interview about the situation and that she is “considering” an offer to speak with CBS News host Gayle King.
The Good as Hell hitmaker has already publicly addressed the aforementioned allegations in an Instagram post, writing, “The last few days (since news of the lawsuit broke) have been terribly difficult and overwhelmingly disappointing.”
She added: “My character has been criticized. I usually choose not to respond to false allegations, but these are as unbelievable as they sound and too outrageous to go unaddressed.”
Her side of the story: Lizzo is seriously considering a tell-all interview to address the sexual harassment lawsuit against her, according to Sun UK; seen in September
POV: The Yitty Shape Wear founder weighs her options for an interview, with sources saying she’s eyeing Gayle King as one of the top contenders
While the business mogul is eager to clear her name once and for all, given how the allegations have tarnished her reputation, she is proceeding cautiously given the legal ramifications of an interview.
“Lizzo is being guided by her team as to what the best course of action would be,” the insider told the newspaper. Sun UK.
Given the high-profile nature of the scandal, Lizzo is reportedly considering options from “a number of people interested in interviewing,” the source said.
They added that the Truth Hurts singer is eager to tell her truth, especially since the outrageous allegations of her creating a hostile work environment have already damaged her reputation, even if the claims have not yet been proven in court at the time of writing .
Lizzo did clap back at the three backup dancers who made the claims in her Instagram statement, where she wrote, “These sensational stories come from former employees who have already publicly admitted that their behavior on tour was inappropriate and unprofessional.”
Her attorney Marty Singer informed DailyMail.com that his client plans to sue Crystal Williams, 24, Noelle Rodriguez, 25, and Arianna Davis, 26.
He explained that the three were seen dancing ‘happily backstage’ at the Crazy Horse cabaret in Paris in March – just weeks after they claimed Lizzo forced them to behave inappropriately during a night out in Amsterdam’s infamous red light district in February.
In a statement to DailyMail.com, Singer wrote: “As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words.”
He added: “The photos and videos of plaintiffs Arianna Davis, Crystal Williams and Noelle Rodriguez happily partying with the performers backstage after the topless cabaret performance at the Crazy Horse cabaret in Paris speak volumes.”
Fighting back: The Michigan-born musician not-so-subtly addressed the allegations against her in a recent Instagram post
The eyes have it: The flutist has steadfastly denied allegations of sexual harassment and workplace bullying lobbied against her
Where is the truth: Noelle Rodriguez (pictured) was one of Lizzo’s former backup dancers who filed charges against her
Locks of love: Arianna Davis was the second of three backup dancers to file a lawsuit against the About Damn Time singer
Leggy lady: Despite the ongoing legal drama, the rapper has been posting steadily on her Instagram page, even joking about a post of her wearing garters: ‘I eat well’
In a cheeky nod to her ongoing legal troubles, Lizzo captioned a recent photo dump with the defiant caption, “Bye September, uf***** b****” with a peace sign.
Determined to keep working while she figures out who to talk to for the tell-all interview, Lizzo showed off her whistling skills during a live show with Incubus earlier this week.
“This is BEYOND a dream and we’ve come full circle,” the entrepreneur wrote in the caption of her performance with the rockers for her 12.7 million Instagram followers.
Lizzo continued to post about her night with Incubus, sharing some sizzling snaps of herself dressed head-to-toe in black leather with the caption, “MY TIMELINE WON’T WANT TO REST TODAY.”