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Megan Thee Stallion Is Sued by Cameraman Over Harassment

By Orgesta Tolaj


25 April 2024

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Over the past few years, Megan Thee Stallion has risen to fame as one of the hottest female rappers in the industry. However, the spotlight has not always been positive for the artist, as Megan thee Stallion now faces a harassment lawsuit. What exactly happened to lead to this legal battle? Let us delve into the specifics of the situation and what it means for Megan Thee Stallion’s future in the music industry.

Megan Thee Stallion Got a Harassment Lawsuit From Employee

Emilio Garcia, a former cameraman for Megan Thee Stallion, claims he was trapped in a moving vehicle with her in a foreign country while she had sex with another woman. He filed a lawsuit accusing her of harassment and creating a hostile work environment. After the incident, he alleges he was warned not to discuss what he saw and was subjected to mistreatment by Megan, including being fat-shamed and treated differently.

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The harassment Emilio Garcia faced from Megan Thee Stallion was so severe and pervasive that it created a hostile and abusive work environment. This allegedly made his working conditions intolerable, according to the lawsuit.

Who Is the Person Filing a Lawsuit Against Megan Thee Stallion?

Garcia started working as a personal cameraman for Megan Thee Stallion, whose real name is Megan Pete, in 2018. He quit his job in 2019 to work full-time for her and continued until June 2023, according to the lawsuit. In June 2022, while traveling with the rapper to Ibiza, Spain, Emilio Garcia alleges in the lawsuit that he was in an SUV with Megan and three other women after a night out. During the ride, Megan and one of the women began to have sex next to him in the moving car, according to Garcia.

Garcia mentioned: “I felt uncomfortable. I was kind of frozen, and I was shocked. At kind of just be the overall audacity to do this right, right beside me.” Garcia told NBC News in an interview.

What Else Does the Lawsuit Claim?

The day after the incident in the car, the rapper asked Emilio Garcia if he was present in the car the previous night. When he confirmed, Megan allegedly warned him not to discuss what he saw. Additionally, during the same trip, Garcia claims that she insulted him with fat-shaming remarks. She allegedly called him a “fat bitch” and instructed him to “spit your food out” while saying “You don’t need to be eating.”

Megan thee stallion harassment lawsuit
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Emilio Garcia expressed feeling degraded by the rapper’s fat-shaming remarks, especially given her advocacy for body positivity. Upon returning from the trip, Garcia claims in the lawsuit that his compensation structure was changed to a pay-per-task system. This was despite still providing the same services. He alleges he was treated differently and saw a decrease in bookings from Megan.

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