Festival headlined by Lizzo is canceled after her backup dancers accuse her of sexual harassment

A festival due to kick off next month headlined by Lizzo and SZA has been canceled in the wake of a sexual harassment suit filed against Lizzo by three of her former dancers, The New York Post reported.

Philadelphia’s Made In America Festival made a post to social media saying the decision to cancel the event “has been difficult and has not been made lightly nor without immense deliberation.”

Other acts that were due to perform at the festival were Ice Spice, Lil Yachty, Miguel, Latto, Coi Leray, Doechii and Metro Boomin.

The lawsuit accuses the rapper and singer of sexual harassment, a hostile work environment and for forcing them to participate in sex shows. Lizzo has denied the accusations, saying they’re “as unbelievable as they sound and too outrageous to not be addressed.”

She has lost nearly 220,000 Instagram followers since the lawsuit became public earlier this month.

Sky Palma

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