Lizzo has solely existed to make music for her adoring fans, twerk to her heart’s content, and generally mind her business. That hasn’t stopped trolls online from attempting to body shame her, but the talented superstar dropped a beautifully-worded middle finger to that set of people.
Via TikTok, Lizzo is seen in various workout setups and gear, explaining in the video that she’s been working out consistently for the past five years. If you ever witnessed her perform live, then you’re well aware that she puts on a high-energy set that would have most people ready to pass out in the middle of it.
As she continued in the video, Lizzo explains that her reasons for working out aren’t to fit some beauty standard set by the music or fashion industry, but to, as she said in the video, to have her ideal body type. Lizzo has been criticized unfairly over her size despite her glowing confidence and beauty, but she hasn’t let the chatter get under her skin.
Lizzo’s name is trending on Twitter at the moment with several people sharing the video in question. Of course, there were a handful of people who still tried to take digs from their mother’s basement but they pale in comparison to those praising the “Truth Hurts” singer. Lizzo has also using her platform during this quarantine period to raise awareness about politics and shared a fun video via Instagram urging her fans to vote in their local primaries.
We salute her for the high level of IDGAF-ness and will continue to support her. Check out the reactions from Twitter below.
Yeah. Have you seen that woman perform? Have you ever tried to do all that shit she does? No, I bet you haven’t because you’re too busy being passive agressive about Lizzo’s body on Twitter. https://t.co/MX0A7nCc2W— Lithunium (@Lithunium_Snow) June 10, 2020
So y’all call Lizzo fat all day and tell her she needs to workout. So she works out and you clown her for working out and call her fat some more? Huh??????????? WHET??????? pic.twitter.com/X0ZUpieV8T— The Nostalgia Queen ➐ 👸🏽 (@Snow_Blacck) June 10, 2020
Lizzo’s stamina onstage alone proves that she’s healthy. People hate on her and justify their rudeness by saying that “she’s unhealthy” yet glorify lifestyles that involves frequent drinking, smoking, and more. Being fat ≠ being unhealthy— 𓆣 (@revivalismxx) June 10, 2020
lizzo jokes are made by the same ppl that call themselves fat. not a good look. pic.twitter.com/XgckOldGMg— 🪐kamali🪐 (@butt3rflywing) June 10, 2020
"yeah man fuck lizzo, me and my homies hate Lizzo" bro pull your pants up pic.twitter.com/pVDu4BCcaP— babypluto🌎☄️🌌 (@astrowrld999_) June 10, 2020
Lizzo out here using her platform to enforce "defund the police" but yall really sit on here and demean her because she don't look how you want her to look, Meanwhile your surgically modified favs been SILENT!!! TAH— Misses LACE Mamas (@jiggyjayy2) June 10, 2020
Again: that’s how I know y’alls bullshit “health” takes on Lizzo are disingenuous. I mean.........she’s showing y’all a workout and y’all STILL find a way to shit on her. Y’all don’t get tired?— ΛDRIΛN (@AdrianXpression) June 10, 2020
i don’t EVER want to hear that skinny shaming is as bad/ worse than fatphobia.... do y’all see the way lizzo is treated ???— jaa milli shit🎄 (@thejaanico) June 10, 2020