izzo has locked her Twitter account after she was flooded with hateful messages on the social media app.
In a since-deleted tweet, the About Rattling Time hitmaker requested her 2.3 million followers what she did to deserve such negativity after desirous to share her musical tribute to Tina Turner.
The Grammy winner carried out a rendition of Turner’s Proud Mary on stage in Phoenix, Arizona within the wake of the late singer’s demise aged 83 this week.
She informed the gang on the Footprint Heart: “As a Black lady with a rock band, I wouldn’t exist if there was not the queen of rock n’ roll.”
Nonetheless, Lizzo’s try and share footage of her efficiency and bear in mind the music icon fell by the wayside as she introduced she was “locking her web page”.
Based on Billboard, the 35-year-old’s deleted publish learn: “Alright… I’m locking my web page once more.
“I simply needed to share my Tina Turner tribute with everybody… However I’m going again to defending my peace. “
Including in subsequent publish: “The quantity of slander n hate I’m receiving every day is beginning to confuse me. What am I actively doing to get this inflow of disrespect in my mentions? I’m simply making an attempt to return on this app & get pleasure from social media like everybody else.
“Anyhow I been holding my tongue cus I don’t wanna appear ungrateful however I’ve accomplished a lot cool shit these previous few weeks only for my mentions to be about how fats I’m &/or use me for political discourse” (sic).
She concluded: “Uninterested in this”.
Lizzo has lengthy been on the receiving finish of fatphobic and racist abuse on social media amid her devotion to physique positivity and beforehand revealed the influence it has had on her.
She tearfully posted in 2021: “There are those who have one thing imply to say about you and for essentially the most half it doesn’t damage my emotions, I don’t care.
“I simply assume after I’m working this difficult, my tolerance will get decrease. My endurance is decrease, I’m extra delicate and it will get to me.
“I’m seeing negativity directed in direction of me in essentially the most weirdest means. Folks say s**t about me that simply doesn’t even make sense.
“It’s fatphobic, it’s racist and it’s hurtful. For those who don’t like my music, cool, in case you don’t like Rumors it’s all cool, however lots of people don’t like me due to the best way I look and I’m like…
“Anyway I’m simply having a kind of days the place I don’t haven’t any time. I feel I’m simply overwhelmed.”