Megan Thee Stallion's Attorney Responds to Lawsuit, Denies All Accusations

Emilio Garcia, a videographer, filed a lawsuit against the rapper claiming sexual harassment and termination without cause.

Megan Thee Stallion vehemently denies all allegations in a harassment lawsuit that was filed against her on Tuesday (April 23).

Page Six reports that Alex Spiro, Megan’s attorney, said that claims have no merit and is attempting to use his client’s celebrity status to extort money.

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

Emilio Garcia, a videographer, who began working with Megan in 2019 until June 2023,  filed a lawsuit against the rapper claiming he was forced to watch her have sex, suffered abuse as an employee, and was terminated without cause. Along with Megan, her companies Megan Thee Stallion Entertainment, Hot Girl Touring, and her label Roc Nation are listed as employees.

According to the suit, Garcia claims that he was in an SUV in 2022 in Ibiza, Spain, when Megan had sex with another woman right next to him and he was unable to remove himself from the vehicle while it was moving. He said that he “would have been in the middle of nowhere in a foreign country” and that he was “embarrassed, mortified and offended throughout the whole ordeal,” the lawsuit read.

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

The complaint goes on to say that Garcia was told by Megan not to discuss the alleged sexual encounter and she “berated and fat-shamed him” calling him a “fat b*tch”, told him to “spit your food out” and “you don’t need to be eating.”

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“To hear someone who advocates about loving your body tell me these things,” Garcia said.“I felt degraded.”

Garcia, also said that he considered quitting because he was “overworked and underpaid” and that Megan fostered a hostile environment where she was constantly possessive and abusive. While he was listed as an independent contractor, the suit says that Gracia was treated as an exclusive employee.

After the trip, Garcia said that his monthly rate of $4,000 was changed to a “pay-per-task” system which caused him to earn “significantly less” money than he had with their previous arrangement.

When Gracia sought to address his employment status with Megan, he was fired the following day after four years of working for her, the suit alleges. Following his termination, he filed a job discrimination complaint with the California Civil Rights Department.

Per the suit, Garcia is seeking financial damages that will be determined at trial, alleging he has “suffered severely both emotionally and physically because of his treatment on the job, the firing, and having to witness the scene in the SUV.”

Ron Zambrano, an attorney for Garcia, said that he is seeking to retrieve what his client is owed.

“Megan just needs to pay our client what he’s due, own up to her behavior, and quit this sort of sexual harassment and fat-shaming conduct,” Zambrano said. “Emilio should never have been put in a position of having to be in the vehicle with her while she had sex with another woman. ‘Inappropriate’ is putting it lightly. Exposing this behavior to employees is definitely illegal.”

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