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Lizzo calls it quits, says she is being bullied for her looks


LOS ANGELES: Singer-songwriter Lizzo has slammed her critics.

The singer, 35, shared a lengthy statement on her Instagram page and expressed that she’s “geting tired of puting up with being dragged by everyone in my life and on the Internet.”

Lizzo wrote: “All I want is to make music and make people happy and help the world be a litle beter than how I found it. But I’m starting to feel like the world doesn’t want me in it. I’m constantly up against lies being told about me for clout & views... being the but of the joke every single time because of how I look,” reported People magazine.

She added that her character has been “picked apart by people who don’t know me and (are) disrespect­ing my name.”

As per People, she ended her message by writing, “I didn’t sign up for this s*** — I QUIT.”

While the singer didn’t reveal what prompted the statement, the post’s comment section was filled with encouragin­g messages from her peers.

Lato wrote: “The people need u Lizzo. I remember U made me keep going when I wanted to quit before. Ur soul is SO pure f*** these ppl that don’t know you! TEAM Lizzo 4L (sic)..”

Loni Love commented: “Girl don’t let them win… stay off the Internet.. hug up yo man… keep working.”

The post was shared nearly two months after the singer’s attempt to dismiss a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against her by three of her former background dancers was denied.

Lizzo had said that she’s “not the villain” that three of her former backup dancers falsely accuse her of being in a sexual harassment lawsuit.

The civil lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court claimed Lizzo pressured the dancers to engage with n**e performers at a club in Amsterdam and shamed one of them for her weight gain before firing her.

Last November, the performer got candid with her fans, explaining in an Instagram post that she was taking time to focus on herself.

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