Megan Thee Stallion’s Lawyer Rips Sex Harassment, Fat-Shaming Lawsuit As An ‘Attempt To Embarrass Her’

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It looks like Megan Thee Stallion is facing yet another legal hurdle. A former cameraman is suing the rapper for unpaid wages, alleging sexual harassment and a hostile working environment.

As reported by NBC News, Emilio Garcia claims that in June 2022, Megan and three other women hopped into an SUV with him in Ibiza, Spain. He then said that the “Hiss” rapper engaged in sexual acts with one of the women right next to him.

“I felt uncomfortable. I was kind of frozen, and I was shocked. At kind of, just the overall audacity to do this right, right beside me,” Garcia told the news outlet.

The following day, according to Garcia (who started working with Meg in 2018), he was told never discuss what he saw that night.

In documents filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court Tuesday (Apr. 23), Garcia also claims that Meg began to fat-shame and disrespect him following the incident. The “harassment was so severe or pervasive,” he claims, that it created a “hostile, abusive work environment,” making his working conditions “intolerable.”

The main issue, according to the suit, is Garcia being declared as an independent contractor, as opposed to being an employee, which resulted in a major loss of wages. As reported by NBC:

When they returned from the trip, Garcia said in the lawsuit, his compensation structure was changed from a monthly flat-rate to a pay-per-task system that required him to submit invoices for each assignment.

He said he was expected to provide the same services despite the pay structure change, but alleges that he was treated differently following the Ibiza trip and saw a decrease in bookings Megan hired him to do.

While he considered quitting due to the alleged behavior, Garcia stayed around and booked a gig in June 2023. However, he was allegedly notified by Megan’s management company, Roc Nation, that “his services would no longer be required.”

NBC reports that Garcia is seeking more than a six-figure payday. Funds he’s looking to get include unpaid wages with interest, unpaid overtime wages and other employee benefits at the legal rate, plus penalties, punitive damages and lawyer fees.

Megan’s Response

For her part, Megan is denying all of Garcia’s claims, per her attorney, Alex Spiro.

“This is an employment claim for money — with no sexual harassment claim filed and with salacious accusations to attempt to embarrass her. We will deal with this in court,” Spiro said Tuesday.

Representatives for Roc Nation did not respond to requests for comment.


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