Lizzo accuser praised star in video filmed 'after alleged incidents'

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Lizzo accuser praised star in video filmed
Lizzo accuser praised star in video filmed 'after alleged incidents'

One of the dancers accusing superstar Lizzo of harassment was filmed praising the singer AFTER the alleged incidents occurred, it is claimed. In the tape, Arianna Davis, who accused Lizzo of sexual harassment and for creating a hostile work environment was said to be heard praising the singer after alleged events.

Arianna, along with her fellow dancer Crystal Williams and Noelle Rodriguez have claimed that they were subject to sexual, religious and racial harassment, disability discrimination, assault and false imprisonment, among other allegations. One of the women claimed they feared if they "didn't do something or adhere to certain suggestions or demands, that your job could be in jeopardy".

The Good As Hell singer has since broken her silence on the claims, which she has called "unbelievable" and "fake." In a social media upload, she claimed that the allegations were "too outrageous to not be addressed" and described the past few days as "gut wrenchingly difficult and overwhelmingly disappointing".

Lizzo accuser praised star in video filmed 'after alleged incidents' eidexiqreiqtrinvLizzo has hit back at the claims

Now a clip featuring Arianna in an audition tape for Lizzo's show, Watch Out for the Big Grrrls season two, which is said to have been recorded in April this year - after the alleged events took place - has resurfaced online. In the video, Arianna laughs and smiles as she shares her hopes for joining the second season of the show as a singer, having acted in season one as a dancer.

She says: "I’ve been working with Lizzo for … maybe close to a year now and it’s been so amazing and such a beautiful journey. I might as well shoot my shot, I don’t think she knows I can sing and the biggest thing about me is. Dance is my first love and music is my passion.

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"If I was to be chosen for season two of Watch Out For The Big Grrrls … it would mean the world to me to share my voice. My voice has gone quiet for too long and I think I have a story people need to hear," Arianna adds. "I look up to [Lizzo] so much. I just want to follow in her footsteps and not only be an amazing dancer but an amazing singer and storyteller. I love to write music, I love to sing and I want to share that with Queen Lizzo herself."

Lizzo accuser praised star in video filmed 'after alleged incidents'Ariana's audition tape was leaked online (INSTAGRAM)
Lizzo accuser praised star in video filmed 'after alleged incidents'She claims she was "trying to please" Lizzo (INSTAGRAM)

Marty SInger, Lizzo's lawyer, told TMZ: "These do not sound like the words of someone who was harassed or discriminated against by someone they described as 'THE QUEEN,"

Arianna has responded to the video, claiming: "I didn’t realise how bad it was and how much I was being taken advantage of. I just genuinely wanted to save my job. This video further explains how much I was trying to please Lizzo," she reportedly told the publication.

Lauren Gordon

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