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

Warning: This put up comprises dialogue of sexual harassment.

Beyoncé might have simply subtly reacted to the allegations just lately leveled towards 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 result of a well being situation.

In addition 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 experiences that the lawsuit contains allegations regarding “religious and racial harassment, false imprisonment,” and “interference with prospective economic advantage.” Although, it should be famous that Lizzo isn’t the one particular person named within the swimsuit, and that not each declare was introduced towards every of the defendants.

The dancers’ lawyer, Ron Zambrano, mentioned in an announcement 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 night time that Beyoncé seemingly omitted Lizzo from the checklist of previous and current music icons she names in her tune, “Break My Soul (The Queens Remix),” which she repeatedly 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 tune in Boston final night time 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 model.

Whereas performing in New Jersey over the weekend, Bey sported a giant, metallic wide-brim hat, which Erykah seemingly felt was a bit too harking back 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 recognized to put on giant hats for years now, notably throughout her Formation world tour again in 2016.

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

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