Lizzo isn’t here to please anyone with her appearance or her actions, as she recently shared a video of herself responding to those who continue to criticize her body.
According to Billboard, the “Special” singer took to her official TikTok account to share a video in which she discussed bodies.
The musician, who was wearing a printed bikini and a high ponytail while at the beach, began her video by saying that the “discourse around bodies is officially tired.”
Lizzo then mentioned several comments people have received and how critics have changed their tone:
“I’ve seen comments go from, ‘Oh my gosh, I liked you when you were thick. Why did you lose weight?’ ‘Oh my gosh, why did you get a BBL? I liked your body before.’ ‘Oh my gosh, you’re so big. You need to lose weight but for your health'”
Later in the video, the 28-year-old pop star addresses negative thinkers, asking if they are all right and if they see the delusion.
To elaborate, the “It’s About Damn Time” singer stated that artists and public figures do not need to please or fit into other people’s beauty standards because their sole purpose is to create art and share it with the world.
“This body is art. I’mma do whatever I want with this body. I wish that comments costed y’all money so we could see how much time we are f-ing wasting on the wrong thing. Can we leave that s*** back there please?”
Although Lizzo presents herself as a strong woman who promotes body positivity, she has been hurt by the comments she has received from the public on a daily basis.
In an earlier interview with Vanity Fair, the Grammy Award-winning singer explained that she leads a healthy lifestyle that is not only physical but also mental and spiritual.
People also chastised her for being vegan, but she explained that she changed her diet not to lose weight, but because she feels better when she eats plants.
Lizzo remains upbeat and says she considers herself fortunate because she no longer believes that gaining or losing weight is harmful.