Lizzo says she’s not leaving music industry, clarifies “I QUIT” statement

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Lizzo clarified Tuesday that she is not stopping music, days after the singer worried her fans with a cryptic message she posted on Instagram.

The singer said her first Friday statement “I QUIT” was not about the music industry, but about how she wanted to stop “giving any attention to negative energies.”

“What I’m not going to give up is the joy of my life, the joy of making music and connecting with people,” she said in a video Tuesday. “Because I know I’m not alone. I’m by no means the only person who feels this negative voice that seems to be louder than the positive one.”

The Grammy-winning singer has faced demeaning comments throughout her career and has also been accused of workplace harassment.

Last year, some of Lizzo’s former dancers accused her of sexual harassment and racial discrimination. trial. In another trial, a alleged former employee that the artist tolerated a hostile work environment in which staff were subjected to harassment, discrimination and intimidation.

Lizzo appeared to address both the allegations and the body shaming in her post on Friday.

“All I want to do is make music, make people happy, and help the world be a little better than I found it,” she wrote. “But I’m starting to feel like the world doesn’t want me. I’m constantly dealing with lies being told about me for influence and opinions…being the butt of the joke. every time because of the way I listen…my character is undermined by people who don’t know me and don’t respect my name.”

Several celebrities posted messages of support after his statement on Friday, including Sophia Bush and Paris Hilton.

“The Internet is not real life,” Bush wrote. “Protect yourself. We love you.”

In Tuesday’s video, Lizzo thanked fans for their support and said she was going to keep moving forward.

“I’m going to continue to be myself,” she said.


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