Lizzo says that a & # 39; racist foolish & # 39; security guard has beaten and manipulated her stylists & # 39; after her performance in Milwaukee & # 39; s Summerfest
- Lizzo says the incident occurred on Thursday evening after her performance at Summerfest in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- She claims that a guard has been beaten and attacked her hairdresser and stylist
- The singer-rapper tweeted that she was planning to file a complaint against the guard
- Summerfest apologized in a statement and says it is investigating the incident
- It is unknown whether someone was injured during the incident or whether charges were filed with the Milwaukee police
Lizzo says a guard has grabbed two members of her staff and & # 39; hurting language & # 39; used right after her performance at Summerfest.
The singer-rapper was the headliner on the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse stage on Thursday night in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and played what she described as & # 39; the best show ever & # 39 ;.
But when her team left, she claims that the guard has beaten and abused her hairdresser and stylist and that she & # 39; out for blood & # 39; used to be.
& # 39; Has anyone received any footage from the security officer who attacked and attacked my team @ Sonnfest & she said. & # 39; They have beaten and mistreated my hairdresser and stylist and I'm looking for blood. & # 39;
Lizzo, 31, has uploaded a video of the guard who, according to her, carried out the incident, but has since deleted it.
Lizzo says a guard has grabbed two members of her staff and & # 39; hurting language & # 39; has used just after her performance at Summerfest (photo) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
In a tweet, Lizzo claims that the guard has beaten and abused her hairdresser and stylist and that she & # 39; out for blood & # 39; is. She has uploaded a video of the guard who, according to her, carried out the incident (left and right), but has since deleted it
It is unknown whether someone was injured during the incident or whether charges were filed with the Milwaukee police. Pictured: Lizzo at the Summerfest
It is unclear why the guard abused the two members of the Lizzo team & # 39; & # 39; whether someone was injured in the incident.
It is also unclear whether the Milwaukee police plan to investigate the incident or whether charges will be filed.
The & # 39; Water Me & # 39; singer said she felt her summer festival was contaminated by the incident.
& # 39; Tonight was wonderful. You are beautiful. But the battle is not over yet. Racism and intolerance does not matter if you are a headliner, & she wrote on Twitter.
& # 39; Thank you @summerfest. We will file a complaint against that silly & # 39; security guard & # 39; and I hope you cooperate in justice. & # 39;
Summerfest made a statement on Twitter on Friday and promised a & # 39; thorough investigation & # 39; to be carried out.
In a series of tweets, written early on Friday morning, the singer-rapper wrote that she intended to file a complaint against the guard
& # 39; Lizzo gave an incredible performance that she now feels is being affected by events that have taken place during the show & # 39 ;, the explanation partially.
& # 39; We do not tolerate racism in any form. We have an experienced crowd management team that strives to protect performers and fans. Although there may be challenges during a performance, we expect these challenges to be addressed professionally and with respect. & # 39;
The organization also promised to take & # 39; appropriate measures & # 39; to take if their investigation concludes that the bodyguard was wrong.
She is currently on her way to the UK, where she will perform at the Glastonbury Festival on Saturday.
Summerfest apologized in a statement and says it is investigating the incident. Pictured: Lizzo at the Summerfest
Lizzo is currently on her way to the UK, where she will perform at the Glastonbury Festival. Pictured: Lizzo at the BET Awards, June 2019
This is not the first time an artist claims that racists at a music festival have exposed him to racism.
Singer-songwriter Dev Hynes said he was attacked by private security agents on Lollapalooza in 2014 after wearing a T-shirt for Jordan Davis, Eric Garner and Trayvon Martin. Billboard.
And in April, rapper Stomzy withdrew from the Snowbombing festival in Austira after claiming that he and his retinue & security were racially profiled, focused, and aggressively treated & # 39; were.
. (TagsToTranslate) Dailymail (t) news