Lizzo Calls Out Body Shamers in Beach Vacation Instagram Post: 'Artists are not here to fit into your beauty standards

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Lizzo took a brief pause from her beach vacation Friday to chastise body shamers in an Instagram post.

"If we had to pay money for every comment we post on social media maybe people would think before they type," she wrote.

The 34-year-old singer donned a multi-colored two-piece swimsuit in the corresponding video where she proceeded to slam body critics for shaming her physique.

"The discourse around bodies is officially tired," she began.

"I have seen comments go from: 'Oh my gosh, I liked you when you were thick. Why did you lose weight?' to 'Oh my gosh, why did you get a BBL [Brazilian butt lift]? I liked your body before' to 'Oh my gosh, you're so big'…" she said in the video.

"Are we okay? Do you see the delusion?" she asked viewers. "Do we realize that artists are not here to fit into your beauty standards? Artists are here to make art, and this body is art."

The artist, whose outspoken body positivity discourse has sparked intense controversy and discussion in recent years, is no stranger to sharing pride in her own body, and doubled down later in the video.

"I'm going to do whatever I want with this body… I wish comments costed y'all money so we could see how much f---ing time we are wasting on the wrong thing," she added.... (Read more)