In case you forgot how absurd the quantity of hate that plus-size ladies get for merely present is, Lizzo simply went off in a sequence of tweets about changing into the goal of current viral submit prompting a dogpile of fatphobic, body-shaming feedback.
On Wednesday (Could 31), Lizzo shared a screenshot of a vitriolic tweet — wherein a consumer shared a video of the Grammy winner dancing onstage and mocked her for being fats — and wrote, “I JUST logged on and the app and that is the kind of s–t I see about me each day.”
“It’s actually beginning to make me hate the world,” the musician continued. “Then somebody within the feedback mentioned I eat ‘a lot of quick meals.’ I LITERALLY STOPPED EATING FAST FOOD YEARS AGO… I’m uninterested in explaining myself on a regular basis and I simply wanna get on this app w/out seeing my identify in some bulls–t.”
In subsequent tweets, she wrote, “The Love undoubtedly don’t outweigh the Hate on social media… all as a result of I’m fats????” and “Y’all don’t understand how shut I be to giving up on everybody and quitting and having fun with my cash and my man on a F–KING FARM…”
The “About Rattling Time” singer has been clear in regards to the quantity of body-shaming she’s obtained on social media, which she mentioned simply final week has solely elevated in current months. To fight the negativity, she’s principally saved her Twitter locked down on non-public — however that clearly hasn’t stopped bullies from showing on her feed or in her mentions.
“I actually NEVER search my identify these items simply comes up on my TL & my FYP it’s wild,” the star additionally tweeted Wednesday. “I swear I simply wanna have a look at dance movies and science information and this s–t is available in day-after-day…”
A pair weeks prior, Lizzo had leveled with followers on TikTok about how lots of people assume that she works out and eats wholesome merely to drop some weight, or “escape fatness,” as she put it. “As I obtained extra skilled in my profession, I began to take the bodily half extra severely,” she defined within the May 15 video. “I’ve all the time cherished shifting my physique, I’ve all the time cherished figuring out.”
“I believe lots of people see a fats person who means and instantly simply assume the whole lot they’re doing is making an attempt to be skinny,” she added on the time. “I’m not making an attempt to be skinny, I don’t ever wish to be skinny.”
The Yitty founder echoed these sentiments in a follow-up tweet on Wednesday. “I’m not making an attempt to BE fats I’m not making an attempt to BE smaller I’m actually simply making an attempt to stay and be wholesome,” she shared. “That is what my physique seems like even after I’m consuming tremendous clear and figuring out!”
She added: “Yall converse on s–t y’all know NOTHING ABOUT and I’m beginning to get heated.”