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Everything Lizzo Has Ever Said On TikTok About Body Positivity
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Everything Lizzo Has Ever Said On TikTok About Body Positivity


Lizzo had an educated and eloquent answer when a TikTok user posed this question on the app: "Would you wake up and trade places with someone who was on the heavier side?"

Even though the question wasn't aimed directly at her, the "Truth Hurts" singer took it upon herself to offer a response: "I'm glad she asked because this is giving me very much when that sociologist, Dr. Jane [Elliott], asked that room full of white people, 'raise your hand if you want to be treated like how Black people are treated in this country.' Or 'raise your hand if you would wake up and be Black tomorrow,' and nobody raised their hand. And that's because they know there's some systemic bullsh-t that happens to Black people that does not happen to them and would never happen to white people."

"Yes, if I asked you right now, have you been shamed, yes you've been through a lot, yes it sucks being a person in this society because we have to go through so much to love ourselves, but would you switch places with a fat person's body tomorrow? You would not because you know there's a whole system that oppresses fat people that you do not experience and that you will never experience."

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#stitch with @cocainecuban I remember fantasizing about waking up in a slim persons body.. it was exhausting.

"So let's remember, body positivity, yes. We want to end harassment and shame, but we are also working to dismantle a system that oppresses fat people."

Boom. Leave it to the 32-year-old to school folks on how the body positivity movement has been co-opted from "fat" people and no longer serves them. Of course, this isn't the first time she exercised her advocacy for the big girl community on the video-sharing app. Whether it's with a dance routine or a clapback in the form of a monologue, Lizzo sprinkles self-love all up and down TikTok.

Below see Lizzo's best body positive moments on TikToks that will make you feel good as hell just watching.

She’s Mastered Being Her Own Hype Man

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POV ur hyping up a beautiful fat girl

POV ur hyping up a beautiful fat girl

She Asked Folks to Keep that Same Energy

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Please use the body positive movement to empower yourself. But we need to protect and uplift the bodies it was created for and by.

Please use the body positive movement to empower yourself. But we need to protect and uplift the bodies it was created for and by.

She Couldn’t Make Everyone Happy, So She Made a TikTok Instead

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🥴 moral of the story is: you can’t make everyone happy so just make yourself happy 🤷🏾‍♀️

🥴 moral of the story is: you can’t make everyone happy so just make yourself happy 🤷🏾‍♀️

She Released an Unofficial Sing Called “My Body Is My Body”

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New single alert 🥴

New single alert 🥴

She Clapped Back at the Fake Doctors Out There

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From one fat girl to y’all. With love 😘

From one fat girl to y’all. With love 😘

She Showed Appreciation For Her Body at All Stages

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It’s ok to change. I love every stage my body fluctuates to. The feats your body pulls off everyday to function is iconic honestly 💁🏾‍♀️ love u

It’s ok to change. I love every stage my body fluctuates to. The feats your body pulls off everyday to function is iconic honestly 💁🏾‍♀️ love u

She Showed Off a Lifestyle Change She Was Proud of

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i used to look at old pics of myself when I hated my body & say “I was so fine back then!”.. now I appreciate ALL OF ME in the moment no matter what!

i used to look at old pics of myself when I hated my body & say “I was so fine back then!”.. now I appreciate ALL OF ME in the moment no matter what!

She Showed Her Belly Some Extra Love

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I started talking to my belly this year. I hated my belly I wanted to cut it off. But it’s literally part of ME. So I’m loving her the way I deserve!

I started talking to my belly this year. I hated my belly I wanted to cut it off. But it’s literally part of ME. So I’m loving her the way I deserve!

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