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Lizzo says she ‘quits,’ tired of being ‘dragged’ by public: ‘Didn’t sign up for this s–t’

Lizzo says she 'quits,' tired of being 'dragged' by public: 'Didn't sign up for this s--t'
Lizzo says she 'quits,' tired of being 'dragged' by public: 'Didn't sign up for this s--t'

Lizzo says she is “quitting” — seemingly the music industry — months after her former backup dancers accused her of sexual harassment, body-shaming and creating a hostile work environment in a lawsuit.

The 35-year-old “Truth Hurts” singer posted a statement to her Instagram on Friday, telling her 12.1 million followers, “I’m getting tired of putting up with being dragged by everyone in my life and on the internet.”

“All I want is to make music and make people happy and help the world be a little better than how I found it. But I’m starting to feel like the world doesn’t want me in it,” she wrote.

Lizzo made the troubling statement Friday on Instagram. lizzobeeating/Instagram
Lizzo made the troubling statement Friday on Instagram. lizzobeeating/Instagram

“I’m constantly up against lies being told about me for clout & views… being the butt of the joke every single time because of how I look… my character being picked apart by people who don’t know me and disrespecting my name.”

The four-time Grammy winner, whose unapologetic body-positive messaging helped her star rise, concluded, “I didn’t sign up for this s–t- I QUIT.”

The Post has contacted reps for Lizzo for comment.

In a bombshell lawsuit filed in July, Lizzo’s former dancers Arianna Davis and Crystal Williams claimed they were eventually fired while the third plaintiff, Noelle Rodriguez, resigned over the artist’s “stunning” behavior.

Lizzo posted this message on Friday.
Lizzo posted this message on Friday.

An alleged example of this included Lizzo forcing dancers to eat bananas from sex workers’ vaginas during a trip to Amsterdam’s Red Light District, according to the plaintiffs.

A month later, Asha Daniels, who claimed she was hired to work in Lizzo’s wardrobe department for her 2023 tour, also sued the singer over toxic workplace conditions.

More of Lizzi’s former collaborators, including creative director, Quinn Whitney Wilson, backed up the dancers’ claims.

Lizzo is known for embracing her curves and prompting self-love — a far cry from what her former employees are accusing her of being like behind the scenes. lizzobeeating/Instagram
Lizzo is known for embracing her curves and prompting self-love — a far cry from what her former employees are accusing her of being like behind the scenes. lizzobeeating/Instagram

Oscar-nominated director Sophia Nahlia Allison also chimed into the conversation, revealing that she walked away from a Lizzo documentary in 2019 because, “I was treated with such disrespect by her. I witnessed how arrogant and unkind she is.”

Allison then doubled-down with a second Instagram story standing with the dancers, saying “[Lizzo] is a narcissistic bully and has built her brand off of lies,” she wrote.

Lizzo denied all allegations in a lengthy statement on social media in August, calling them “false” and “unbelievable.”

“These last few days have been gut wrenchingly difficult and overwhelmingly disappointing. My work ethic, morals and respectfulness have been questioned. My character has been criticized,” she began. “Usually I choose not to respond to false allegations but these are as unbelievable as they sound and too outrageous to not be addressed.”

Lizzo is 35. Lizzo/Instagram
Lizzo is 35. Lizzo/Instagram
The “Juice” singer denies all allegations against her. Pop Crave/X
The “Juice” singer denies all allegations against her. Pop Crave/X

“These sensationalized stories are coming from former employees who have already publicly admitted that they were told their behavior on tour was inappropriate and unprofessional.”

She continued, “As an artist I have always been very passionate about what I do. I take my music and my performances seriously because at the end of the day I only want to put out the best art that represents me and my fans.”

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