Lizzo has spoken out about cancel culture, claiming that the phrase has been “misappropriated” from its roots and is being “misdirected” in current usage.
“This may be a random time to say this but it’s on my heart.. cancel culture is appropriation,” Lizzo tweeted on Sunday (Jan. 8).
“There was genuine fury from legitimately disenfranchised people, and now it’s fashionable, misapplied, and misdirected,” she wrote.
“I hope we can phase out of this and focus our fury on the genuine causes,” Lizzo added.
Only a few days previously, the “About Damn Time” singer took to social media to condemn the “tired” “discourse surrounding bodies.”
“I’ve seen remarks swing from, ‘Oh my god, I liked you when you were fat. ‘What made you lose weight?’ ‘Oh no, why did you get a BBL? ‘I used to enjoy your body.’ ‘Oh my goodness, you’re huge.
You need to reduce weight but for your health’ to ‘Oh my my, you’re so small. You should get an a- or titties or something.’ ‘Oh my goodness, how did she get all that stuff done? It’s a lot of effort,’ she stated in a TikTok video on Friday.
“Are we all right?” she asked. Do you spot the fallacy? Do you understand that artists are not here to conform to your beauty standards? Artists have come to create art. And this body is a work of art.
I intend to do anything I want with this body. I wish comments were expensive so we could see how much time we’re wasting on the wrong thing. “Could we maybe leave that s— back there?”
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