Whether for mistreatment or abuse against them, celebrity workers have seen the need to denounce them
A week ago, Lizzo’s name made headlines when she was accused by three former dancers of sexual harassment. According to the lawsuit filed in the Los Angeles Superior Court by the trio of women, Lizzo forced them to dance and grope a group of nude artists in an Amsterdam nightclub; In addition, one of her girls denounced her for having embarrassed her for having gained weight, which caused her to end up firing her.
According to the lawsuit, during the time that Arianna Davis, Crystal Williams y Noelle Rodríguez who worked for the singer, suffered not only from harassment, but also from discrimination and attacks.
Of course, the singer did not remain silent and through a statement published on her social networks, she defended herself against the accusations made against her.
“I am not here to be seen as a victim, but I also know that I am not the villain as people and the media have presented me in recent days,” she said in the message posted on her Instagram profile.
The worst of the case is that not only the three women raised their voices against the artist, but also after the complaint was made public, the director Sophia Nahli Allison, who was in charge of producing the documentary ‘Love, Lizzo’ In 2019, he also used his social networks to join the accusations.
“In 2019 I traveled a bit with Lizzo to be the director of her documentary. I walked away after about two weeks. She treated me with total disrespect. I witnessed how cruel, self-centered and disgusting he is. She was not protected and they threw me into a shitty situation with little support, ”she read herself in the message, showing her support and her support for the dancers.
And as we have been taught in recent years, when a victim exposes an abuse, they must believe what is being investigated. The one who was her friend, Beyoncé, has taken a position in favor of the aggrieved, because during a concert while she sang her hit ‘Break my soul (Queen’s Remix)’, in which she pays tribute to black women in the entertainment medium, she decided omit Lizzo’s name and instead repeat Erykah Badu’s name four times.
While now everything is in the hands of lawyers, Lizzo He has limited himself to expressing through social networks how he has felt about it. “These past few days have been heartbreakingly difficult and overwhelmingly disappointing. My work ethic, morals and respect have been questioned. My character has been criticized,” said the singer.
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Ellen DeGeneres Reported to foster a toxic work environment
It was in 2020 when a bomb exploded at Ellen DeGeneres after being accused of creating a toxic environment during the filming of her talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”.
According to a group of former employees and one who was still working for her at that time, on the filming set there were many attacks, rudeness, shouting, many disqualifications, even racist, by Ellen and the producers.
“They feel that everyone who works on ‘The Ellen Show’ is very lucky to work there. So, if you have a problem, ‘well, you better go, because we will hire someone else. Everyone wants to work here,’” a production employee revealed to Buzzfeed News.
For his part, Grayson Chance, Ellen’s protégé and responsible for launching him to stardom, also joined the criticism against the driver whom he referred to as “manipulative”, confirming the facts previously exposed and about the toxic environment that was breathed on the film set.
As a result of these accusations, Ellen’s program came to an end amid criticism against her.
DeGeneres is also nominated for Favorite Talk Show Host. (PHOTO: AP)
It is not the first time that the younger sisters of the klan Kardashian They are in the midst of controversy over accusations against them, as in 2020, in the midst of a pandemic, when a large group of employees accused them of not paying their salaries!
Although they claim to be one of the richest women on the planet, the Jenner sisters were accused of having suspended payments to the hundreds of workers in Bangladesh who were responsible for manufacturing their fashion and beauty products.
They immediately sent a statement assuring that everything was a mistake.
“The Kendall + Kylie trademark is the property of 3072541 Canada Inc., not GBG. The brand has worked with CAA-GBG for a long time, but only for issues related to sales and commercial development”, distancing itself from the accusations against it.
After clarifying the situation, they were empathic with all the workers, because in addition to the health crisis caused by Covid-19, the world was also facing a financial and labor crisis.
“We know these are difficult times for the fashion industry and garment workers in general, and we continue to support all of our partners who work in factories that produce our products,” they concluded. Kylie y Kendall.
Photo: Instagram @kendalljenner
Kylie Jenner posing. Source: Instagram @kyliejenner
In addition to being recognized as one of the goddesses of the catwalk, Naomi Campbell she is also remembered as a woman with a violent temper. At least that’s how it was exposed in 2000, when her former personal assistant accused her of having hit her with a cell phone.
According to his statements, the events occurred in 1998 when Naomi was filming a movie and after a fit of rage, he threw the cell phone at her face.
In 2006, history repeated itself, as another employee accused her of the same thing, having thrown her mobile in her face. In both cases, the model was accused of assault and paid with community service, in addition to anger management and control therapy.
In 2008, he faced justice again, when he assaulted two policemen in London. After a short trial, Campbell served his sentence of 200 hours of community service.
The one who did not pay charges or serve a sentence was when he assaulted his driver, after hitting him on the head, which caused him to crash into the steering wheel of the car, because he finally decided not to file charges against the model, even though she He fled after the incident.
The queen of the catwalks, Naomi Campbell posing for photographers at the start of the 76th edition of the Cannes Film Festival Photo: AFP
Everything seems to indicate that Madonna She takes the title of Queen of Pop very seriously and has taken it to the extreme, since on more than one occasion she has been singled out for being very demanding and bossy.
Nobody has been safe from Madonna’s rudeness and attitudes, since Giorgio Armani when he was responsible for designing an outfit for her presentation at the 2015 Brit Awards, whom he described as “difficult to deal with”; even employees of her house and her dancers, who have even come to sue her.
The singer had to face the accusations when domestic employees, a driver and a babysitter, accused her of labor exploitation, as they argued, Madonna required them to be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, ignoring breaks required by law and vacation periods.
As for the staff of her show, it has been mainly the dancers, who have filed lawsuits against her, who accuse her of the long working hours to which she subjects them and even of paying them very late or outright, leaving them unpaid.
Madonna announced a single date for her concert in Mexico City. Photo: Facebook Madonna
In addition to acting and music, Justin Timberlake, like many other celebrities, has businesses outside of entertainment. The former member of NSYNC decided to embark on the culinary world with the opening of a restaurant chain.
Everything was going well until it was revealed that Justin had been sued by no more and no less than 50 employees, who accused him of labor exploitation.
According to the lawsuit filed in the federal court in Manhattan against the singer and his partners, they were accused of not paying the agreed wages, of not paying overtime and the worst, and even shameful, is that they did not distribute the tips. , that is to say, that he kept them.
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