Megan Thee Stallion has been sued by a former worker who alleges she withheld fee and created an “abusive work surroundings”, together with having intercourse with a lady subsequent to him in a shifting automobile.

Cameraman Emilio Garcia alleges “extreme” and “pervasive” harassment by the chart-topping rapper following the incident, together with sexual feedback and fat-shaming insults, in addition to a lack of earnings. He’s in search of unpaid wages and curiosity on them, in addition to damages, and wage penalties underneath California labour legal guidelines.

A lawyer for Megan, actual identify Megan Pete, responded to the allegations by saying: “That is an employment declare for cash – with no sexual harassment declare filed and with salacious accusations to aim to embarrass her. We are going to cope with this in courtroom.”

Garcia started working with Megan full-time in 2019. He alleges that in a visit to Ibiza, Megan started having intercourse in an SUV they had been travelling in collectively. “I felt uncomfortable. I used to be form of frozen, and I used to be shocked. At form of simply be the general audacity to do that proper, proper beside me,” he instructed NBC Information. Garcia claims Megan instructed him the next day: “Don’t ever talk about what you noticed.”

Garcia’s lawyer mentioned: “Emilio ought to by no means have been put ready of getting to be within the automobile together with her whereas she had intercourse with one other girl. ‘Inappropriate’ is placing it frivolously. Exposing this behaviour to staff is unquestionably unlawful.”

He claims that Megan subsequently took him off a month-to-month wage and on to a extra advert hoc fee system, giving him fewer bookings and treating him in another way than earlier than, whereas prohibiting him from taking employment with others.

He additionally alleges Megan referred to as him a “fats bitch” and instructed him “spit your meals out … you don’t should be consuming”. Garcia instructed NBC: “To listen to somebody who advocates about loving your physique inform me this stuff, I felt degraded.” He says he suffered emotional misery and unspecified bodily accidents because of Megan’s alleged behaviour.

Since her mainstream breakthrough in 2019 with the much-memed single Scorching Woman Summer time, Megan Thee Stallion has change into one of the crucial profitable rap artists within the US. In 2020 she topped the singles chart with Savage, aided by a visitor spot from Beyoncé, and once more earlier this 12 months with Hiss, a observe launched amid a high-profile spat with rival Nicki Minaj. Within the wake of Savage, she received three awards on the 2021 Grammys, together with finest new artist.

In 2020 she was shot within the foot by rapper and singer Tory Lanez in an incident in Los Angeles. In August 2023, Lanez, actual identify Daystar Peterson, was sentenced to 10 years in jail for the taking pictures.

Additionally in 2020, Megan sued her label, 1501 Leisure, disputing phrases of her recording contract. The 2 events settled out of courtroom in October 2023 and ended their working relationship.


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