A Los Angeles-based stripper is laying naked particulars of an encounter with Halsey, claiming the singer “humiliated” her and disadvantaged her of an evening’s price of wages.
Honey Lestrange took to TikTok on Sunday, saying she labored on the Hollywood strip membership Cheetahs again in 2019 when it was rented out by Halsey, 27 — who makes use of she/they pronouns — to advertise their single “Nightmare.”
“It was essentially the most humiliating expertise of my life — no less than in public,” Lestrange acknowledged, including that “Halsey technically owes me some cash.”
In her TikTok video — which has racked up greater than 513,000 views — Lestrange says the “With out Me” singer “particularly requested” all of Cheetahs’ 40 strippers be current on the promotional occasion.
All the girls had been reportedly invited to carry out, however because the membership’s stage was small, Lestrange mentioned she needed to wait in line “ceaselessly” behind her co-workers earlier than she had an opportunity to rise up and do her routine.
When Lestrange lastly hit the stage at 1:40 a.m., she recalled feeling “so pumped” as a result of patrons had been tipping generously all night time.
“I walked on stage considering, ‘Wow, I’m gonna have the ability to pay my lease on time,’” the stripper mentioned in her TikTok.
Nevertheless, simply seconds into her efficiency, a supervisor supposedly ordered her off the stage as a result of Halsey needed to rise up and sing their songs.
Patrons stopped tipping Lestrange and left the venue when Halsey’s set later ended, assuming that the night was over.
“I received pity-tipped $20 by individuals who had been me like a tragic f–king pet,” Lestrange claimed, saying she went house virtually empty-handed on the finish of the night time.
“By no means ever pull anybody off the stage. You may f–king wait. Disrespectful,” Lestrange captioned her video.
She added: “You recognize what you probably did. My Venmo [handle] is in my bio.”
Halsey’s reps didn’t instantly reply to The Publish’s request for remark.
On the time, Halsey made headlines for his or her efficiency at Cheetahs as a result of they shared a video with the hashtag #supportsexworkers.
Nevertheless, Lestrange says Halsey’s public sentiments couldn’t be farther from the reality, and that the singer didn’t acknowledge any of the strippers that night time.
In the meantime, Lestrange advised Rolling Stone that she and several other of her co-workers complained to Cheetahs’ administration, which provided an apology. Nevertheless, she was reportedly fired a number of months later when the membership modified homeowners.
“It was a tough interval,” the stripper advised the publication.
In the meantime, Halsey has been within the highlight once more following their look as a musical visitor on “Saturday Evening Stay” final weekend.
Halsey additionally appeared in promos for the episode alongside visitor host Kim Kardashian.