Lizzo should have been celebrating the release of her new single, “Rumors,” featuring Cardi B, instead she was on social media in tears thanks to trolls.
The singer took to Instagram on Sunday (August 15) and shed tears as she addressed the constant hate and attacks she receives.
In the nearly 13-minute video, Lizzo said:
On the days when I should feel the happiest, it just…I feel so down.
Sometimes I feel like the world just don’t love me back. It’s like it doesn’t matter how much positive energy you put into the world, you’re still gonna have people who have something mean to say about you.
People saying sh*t about me that doesn’t even make sense. It’s fat-phobic, it’s racist and it’s hurtful.
The 33-year-old entertainer went on to say:
I make Black music, period. I’m not serving anyone but myself. Everyone is invited to a Lizzo show, to a Lizzo song. To this good energy. Everyone is invited.
She also had a message for the people she will never be good enough for.
For the people that just always have something negative to say about me, that has nothing to do with music, or the content of my character, or me as an artist, and just has everything to do with my body or whatever trope you think I fall into… suck my p***y from behind. Cause y’all motherf***ers gonna be the ones that’s catching up!
Watch the video below.
Cardi B wasn’t having it!
She took to Twitter to defend her girl!
When you stand up for yourself they claim your problematic & sensitive. When you don’t they tear you apart until you crying like this. Whether you skinny, big, plastic, they going to always try to put their insecurities on you. Remember these are nerds looking at the popular table.
Rumors is doing great. Stop trying to say the song is flopping to dismiss a woman emotions on bullying or acting like they need sympathy. The song is top 10 on all platforms. Body shaming and callin her mammy is mean & racist as f**k.
See Cardi’s original tweets below.
Lizzo (and many other celebrities) are really going to have to practice preserving their peace.
When the noise of haters and trolls become to loud or too much to bear – log off! It’s a form of self-care.
Trolls relish in seeing her crying and hurting.
Sending love and prayers to Lizzo.