Lizzo: “I Didn’t Sign Up For This S–t — I QUIT”

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Lizzo, the renowned musician, took to Instagram recently to address the mounting criticism she faces, declaring, “I’m constantly up against lies being told about me for clout & views … being the butt of the joke every single time because of how I look.” In her heartfelt post, she expressed her weariness with the negativity and scrutiny that pervades her life both online and offline. Despite her genuine intentions to spread joy and positivity through her music, she feels her character is frequently “picked apart by people who don’t know me and [are] disrespecting my name.”

The Grammy winner’s frustration with the constant barrage of criticism culminated in a powerful statement: “I didn’t sign up for this s–t — I QUIT.”

This declaration underscores the toll that incessant scrutiny can take on an individual, especially one in the public eye. Lizzo’s decision to step away from this negativity highlights the importance of prioritizing mental health and self-care in the face of adversity.


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Her post garnered support from peers in the industry, including Latto, who reminded Lizzo of her impact: “The ppl need u Lizzo. I remember U made me keep going when I wanted to quit before.”

This moment of vulnerability comes after Lizzo’s recent legal battles, including her attempt to dismiss a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against her by former background dancers. Despite these challenges, Lizzo remains resilient, focusing on personal growth and self-improvement. As she shared in a previous Instagram post, she is dedicated to working on various aspects of her life, including her music, relationships, and mental well-being.

As fans eagerly await new music from Lizzo, they stand in solidarity with her, understanding the need for patience and understanding during this period of introspection. With her unwavering determination and resilience, Lizzo remains an empowering figure, proving that self-love and self-acceptance are powerful tools in navigating life’s challenges.

In the words of Lizzo herself, “just give me a lil more time,” as she continues on her journey of self-discovery and growth, inspiring countless others along the way. Hear more about what went on in the video below!

How do you think public figures like Lizzo navigate relentless criticism and maintain their mental health in the face of constant scrutiny?