Lizzo, a well-known American rapper and singer, is known as one of the profoundly talented in the entertainment industry. And that is just the tip of the iceberg.
She has advocated for self-love and body neutrality in addition to joining the Star Wars canon alongside Jack Black and Christopher Lloyd.
Lizzo has destroyed body-shamers over the years. It’s just a shame she has to deal with them at all.
She agrees. She is becoming so tired of these vicious trolls that she is considering retiring from music. 35 is not a typical retirement age. Even in a youth-oriented industry like music.
However, in a recent Twitter thread — Lizzo has since made her Twitter account private to stem the tide of cruelty — she explained why she is so tired of these attacks.
“I JUST STOPPED BY… “And this is the kind of s-t I see about myself daily,” Lizzo started.
“I’m tired of explaining myself all the time,” Lizzo said.
“And,” she went on, “I just want to get on this app without seeing my name in some nonsense.” That is more than reasonable.
“You guys need to touch the grass…” Lizzo counseled. This is a social media term for someone who needs a reality check.
“I’m not attempting to BE fat.” “I’m not trying to get smaller,” Lizzo declared. She was attempting to explain her body neutrality.
“I’m literally just trying to live and be healthy,” she stated emphatically. That makes sense.
“This is what my body looks like even when I’m eating super clean and working out!” Lizzo added. I’m getting heated because you’re talking about stuff you don’t know anything about.”
Then Lizzo correctly stated that it is “crazy” that “love definitely does not outweigh the hate on social media.” Sad but true at times. Especially for such a well-known target.
“Y’all have no idea how close I am to quitting and enjoying my money and my man on an F-KING FARM,” she warned.
“I literally never search my name,” Lizzo explained. “This stuff just appears on my TL and FYP.”
“It’s wild,” Lizzo described it. “I swear I just wanna look at dance videos and science news, and this s-t comes in every day.”
She then chose to address “the people who haven’t had an original thought or a breath of fresh air in years.”
Lizzo clarified, saying, “BEING FAT IS NOT MY ‘BRAND.'” MY BODY APPEARS [TO BE] FAT. THAT’S ALL. THAT’S IT.”
“I call my ‘brand’ FEEL-GOOD MUSIC. “My ‘brand’ is CHAMPIONING EVERYONE,” Lizzo explained. “I’ve always led with TALENT…”
“But when I dropped ‘Good as Hell,’ feel-good music was ‘corny,'” she observed. Disco-pop wasn’t ‘for them’ when I released ‘Juice.’ When I was body positive in 2016, it was considered ‘pandering’.
“Now everybody on that wave, and I’m still s-t on?” she bemoaned. “F-k you all, man.” It’s difficult to win when the people who are after you change the rules so you always lose.