Beyoncé leaves Lizzo’s identify out of lyrics amid bombshell lawsuit

So lengthy, Lizzo!

Beyoncé seemingly reacted to the bombshell lawsuit introduced in opposition to the “Juice” singer at her live performance Tuesday evening, leaving Lizzo out of her lyrics.

Whereas singing “Break My Soul (The Queens Remix)” in Foxborough, Mass., Beyoncé repeated “Badu” instead of the flutist’s identify.

Initially, the music’s lyrics learn, “Rosetta Tharpe, Santigold, (Vogue) Bessie Smith, Nina Simone (Vogue), Betty Davis, Solange Knowles. Badu, Lizzo, Kelly Rowl’ ( you are able to do it).”

In a Twitter video captured by a fan, nevertheless, Queen B seems to sing, “Betty Davis, Solange Knowles. Badu, Badu, Badu, Badu.”

Beyoncé seemingly shaded Lizzo amid the bombshell lawsuit in opposition to the “Juice” singer.
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Queen B left Lizzo’s identify out of her “Break My Soul” (The Queens Remix” Tuesday evening.
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The lyric was changed with “Badu, Badu, Badu, Badu.”
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Followers praised Beyoncé for the change, tweeting that no one “is gonna cancel her.”

“Beyoncé reiterating Badu and skipping Lizzo… that’s on hitting 2 birds with 1 stone,” one other social media consumer wrote, referencing Erykah Badu lately accusing Beyoncé of stealing her tour appears.

Earlier that very same day, information broke that three of Lizzo’s dancers are suing the performer — along with Massive Grrrl Massive Touring and Shirlene Quigley — for allegedly weight-shaming them and pressuring them to take part in disturbing intercourse reveals.

“The gorgeous nature of how Lizzo and her administration group handled their performers appears to go in opposition to all the pieces Lizzo stands for publicly, whereas privately she weight-shames her dancers and demeans them in methods which can be … completely demoralizing,” Arianna Davis, Crystal Williams and Noelle Rodriguez’s legal professional, Ron Zambrano, wrote in an announcement. 

The lawsuit claimed that in February 2023, Lizzo took her staff to Amsterdam’s Purple Gentle District the place she allegedly “pressured” and “goaded” them into “touching the nude performers, catching dildos launched from the performers’ vaginas, and consuming bananas protruding from the performers’ vaginas.”

The go well with additionally alleged that the touring firm “handled the Black members of the dance group otherwise than different members,” citing “feedback … charged with racial and fat-phobic animus.”

Lizzo and Arianna Davis
Lizzo has been sued by three of her dancers, together with Arianna Davis, pictured above.
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Because the plaintiffs’ accusations made headlines, extra of Lizzo’s former staff got here ahead on social media.

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“I’m not aside of the lawsuit – however this was very a lot my expertise in my time there,” Courtney Hollinquest, one of many Grammy winner’s dancers, claimed through Instagram Tales Tuesday.

“Massive shoutout to the dancers who had the braveness to deliver this to mild,” she concluded.

Lizzo and dancers
The bombshell allegations embody weight-shaming and strain to take part in intercourse reveals.
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As for Lizzo’s former inventive director, Quinn Whitney Wilson, she re-posted Hollinquest’s social media add.

“I haven’t been aside of that world for round three years, for a cause,” Wilson wrote. “I very a lot applaud the dancers braveness to deliver this to mild. and I grieve elements of my very own expertise. I’d respect area to know my emotions.”

Reps for Lizzo have but to return Web page Six’s a number of requests for remark.