“Who I am and the essence of me and the things I choose to do as a grown woman, can inspire you to do the same. Never, ever let somebody stop you or shame you from being yourself” - this is what Lizzo had to say on Instagram Live after being criticised for her outfit at the Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves game.

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Lizzo’s outfit consisted of a cut-out t-shirt dress that revealed her backside which lead to social media users criticising her. Here are some negative comments from twitter users and parents who attended the game:


Although there were negative comments about Lizzo’s outfit, other Twitter users defended the Juice star. Here are some positive comments from her fans:

lizzo shamed

“Your criticism can just remain your criticism. Your criticism has no effect on me. Criticism has no stake on my life, no control over my life, my emotions. I’m the happiest I have ever been and surrounded by so much love. I just wanna spread that love and also spread these cheeks and if you really don’t like my a**, you can kiss it,” Lizzo concluded her video, slamming critics.

Compiled by Futhi Masilela

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