Megan Thee Stallion denies ‘salacious’ harassment allegations from Former cameraman Emilio Garcia

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Megan Thee Stallion denies ‘salacious’ harassment allegations from Emilio Garcia

In the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Emilio Garcia alleges that he was stuck in a moving vehicle with the rapper while she was intimate with another woman. Emilio Garcia accuses Megan Thee Stallion, whose real name is Megan Pete, of harassment and making the work environment uncomfortable.

Megan Thee Stallion’s lawyer, Alex Spiro, stated to Page Six: “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.”

Emilio Garcia also alleges in the lawsuit that after the incident, he was cautioned: “Don’t ever discuss what you saw.”

He claims he was later treated differently by the 29-year-old Grammy winner and that she created a “hostile, abusive work environment,” which made his “working conditions intolerable.”

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The Independent has reached out to Megan Thee Stallion for comment.

Emilio Garcia initially worked for Megan Thee Stallion as a personal cameraman in 2018 and held a full-time role with the rapper from 2019 until June 2023.

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In his lawsuit, Emilio Garcia states that he accompanied the star to the Spanish island of Ibiza in June 2022. He alleges that while in an SUV with Megan and three other women after a night out, the rapper engaged in intimate activity with one of the women as they drove.

“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 NFL News.

The cameraman also claims that during the same trip, Megan Thee Stallion fat-shamed him by calling him a “fat b****” and telling him to “spit your food out” as “you don’t need to be eating”.

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

Megan Thee Stallion denies ‘salacious’ harassment allegations from Emilio Garcia cameraman

He then noticed a decrease in the number of jobs he was hired for. The night before a job in June 2023, he claims he was informed by Megan’s management company, Roc Nation, that “his services would no longer be required”.

The lawsuit further alleges that Emilio Garcia was subjected to “a barrage of relentless sexual and fat-shaming comments,” which caused him “profound emotional distress”.

It also states that as Megan Thee Stallion failed to provide her employee with medical insurance, he was and remains unable to receive care as he “grapples with mounting anxiety, depression, and physical distress stemming from the toxic work environment”.

In a statement, Emilio Garcia’s attorney Ron Zambrano said:Megan Thee Stallion just needs to pay our client what he’s due, own up to her behavior, and stop this kind of sexual harassment and fat-shaming conduct. Emilio should never have been put in a position of being in the vehicle with her while she had sex with another woman. ‘Inappropriate’ is putting it lightly. Exposing this behavior to employees is illegal.”

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