Former dancers have initiated legal action against Lizzo

Former dancers have initiated legal action against Lizzo, reminding us arts workers deserve the same workplace protections as any other industry.

Last month, multi-Grammy winner Lizzo graced stadiums across Australia with her electrifying performances. Glowing five-star reviews celebrated Lizzo, the stage name of Melissa Viviane Jefferson, for attracting audiences of that are inclusive and celebrate love. Over the past three years, Lizzo has shifted from cult performer to a global icon with her fourth album and international tour.

Lizzo is known for her unique blend of self-acceptance and body positivity. Her personal brand radiates “unbridled joy and unapologetic self-confidence”. As a vocal supporter of fat positive language, Lizzo has faced significant criticism and hostility online.

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