Beyoncé Dropped Lizzo From “Break My Soul” Remix Amid Lawsuit

Warning: This submit incorporates dialogue of sexual harassment.

Beyoncé might have simply subtly reacted to the allegations just lately leveled in opposition to Lizzo and her workforce.

The plaintiffs — Arianna Davis, Crystal Williams, and Noelle Rodriguez — alleged within the swimsuit that the 35-year-old singer berated a dancer over their weight acquire and later fired them after she discovered that they recorded a gathering as a consequence of a well being situation.

Additionally they claimed that Lizzo as soon as pressured her dancers to take part in a intercourse present whereas on a visit to Amsterdam, apparently “inviting cast members to take turns touching the nude performers, catching dildos launched from the performers’ vaginas, and eating bananas protruding from the performers’ vaginas.”

Along with this, NBC Information reviews that the lawsuit contains allegations regarding “religious and racial harassment, false imprisonment,” and “interference with prospective economic advantage.” Although, it have to be famous that Lizzo shouldn’t be the one individual named within the swimsuit, and that not each declare was introduced in opposition to every of the defendants.

The dancers’ lawyer, Ron Zambrano, stated in a press release that Lizzo and her administration workforce’s alleged remedy of their performers “seems to go against everything Lizzo stands for publicly.”

And as reactions to the lawsuit mounted on-line, followers observed on Tuesday evening that Beyoncé seemingly omitted Lizzo from the record of previous and current music icons she names in her music, “Break My Soul (The Queens Remix),” which she frequently performs on her Renaissance tour.

Within the authentic lyrics, Beyoncé name-drops Lizzo alongside different music trade stars, singing: “Betty Davis / Solange Knowles / Badu / Lizzo / Kelly Rowl’.”

Nevertheless, videos of Beyoncé’s most up-to-date efficiency of the music in Boston final evening point out that she made the choice to not give Lizzo a shoutout, as a substitute repeating Erykah Badu’s title 4 instances.

Video footage taken from different angles present that Lizzo’s title nonetheless seems on the graphic that performs on the display screen behind the stage.

In fact, many followers have interpreted the transfer to be a deliberate response to the lawsuit. Nevertheless, others have identified that it might be a reference to a latest controversy regarding Erykah.

In case you missed it, Erykah appeared to shade Beyoncé on social media this week, accusing her of copying her type.

Whereas performing in New Jersey over the weekend, Bey sported an enormous, metallic wide-brim hat, which Erykah seemingly felt was a bit too paying homage to a equally giant silver hat she beforehand wore.

She aired her frustrations on her Instagram Story, writing: “I guess I’m everybody stylist.”

Tons of followers have come to Beyoncé’s protection, stating that she’s been identified to put on giant hats for years now, significantly throughout her Formation world tour again in 2016.

Beyoncé hasn’t responded to the shade herself, although followers assume it’s doable her modified lyrics might have been an intentional nod to Erykah, as a substitute of Lizzo — or even perhaps each.

We are able to’t know for positive, though the solutions might turn out to be clear when Beyoncé performs the music once more on the following cease of her tour in Washington DC this weekend.