“When Lizzo loses 10 pounds and announces it, the bots … on Instagram, they attack her losing weight because the media wants to put out a perception that being overweight is the new goal when it’s actually unhealthy,” West said. “It’s demonic.”
— Daily Loud (@DailyLoud) October 7, 2022
The remark garnered a mixed reaction from the public on both sides of the debate.
Lizzo could not hide her feelings as she expressed her thoughts after the rapper’s remarks were brought to her attention.
“I feel like everybody in America got my motherf**king name in their motherf**king mouth for no motherf**king reason,” the “Grrrls” creator said while onstage during the Toronto leg of her The Special Tour. “I’m minding my fat, Black beautiful business.”
— MuchMusic (@Much) October 8, 2022