Lizzo stated feedback about her weight are making her wish to give up.

    Lizzo stated feedback about her weight are making her wish to give up.

    Lizzo, who headlined BottleRock Napa Valley over Memorial Day weekend and drew controversy by calling out the racial and political divide in Wine Nation, this week stated that current on-line feedback about her weight are making her wish to give up music.

    “It’s actually beginning to make me hate the world,” the Grammy-winning singer stated on Wednesday, Could 31, taking to Twitter to share a screenshot of a malicious tweet from YouTuber Layah Heilpern. 

    The tweet, which garnered 37 million views, featured a video clip of Lizzo dancing on stage, accompanied by disparaging remarks about her weight and consuming habits.

    “I JUST logged on and the app and that is the kind of s— I see about me each day,” Lizzo informed the two.3 million followers on her Twitter account, which she not too long ago set to non-public to assist filter out poisonous messages. “Then somebody within the feedback stated I eat ‘lots of fast food.’ I LITERALLY STOPPED EATING FAST FOOD YEARS AGO … I’m uninterested in explaining myself on a regular basis and I simply wanna get on this app w/out seeing my title in some bulls—.”

    Lizzo stated feedback about her weight are making her wish to give up.

    Lizzo performs her headlining set on the JaM Cellars Stage at BottleRock Napa Valley.

    Dana Jacobs Particular to The Chronicle

    Lizzo stated the incessant commentary on her weight has taken its toll on her psychological well-being, main her to ponder abandoning her music profession altogether. 

    She elaborated on her emotions in a TikTok submit.

    “Immediately was a type of days the place I used to be very offended,” Lizzo stated. “Very offended on the world. I noticed quite a lot of imply s— about me on the web, and I needed to surrender. There are days the place the hate outweighs the love so badly that I wanna give up music and disappear.”

    The 34-year-old singer, born Melissa Viviane Jefferson, added in a subsequent tweet, “Y’all don’t know the way shut I be to giving up on everybody and quitting and having fun with my cash and my man on a F–KING FARM.”  

    Over the weekend, Lizzo ignited a firestorm of controversy by calling out an “unfriendly” Napa neighbor earlier than her efficiency of her hit single “Particular” through the second day of BottleRock on Saturday, Could 27. 

    “I noticed indicators speaking about how they wish to cancel folks like me,” the “About Rattling Time” singer informed the tens of 1000’s of followers on the JaM Cellars Stage throughout her headlining set. “Silence folks like me. Choke folks like me. They usually proper throughout the road. So we gonna sing this yet one more time to allow them to hear it as a result of perhaps they haven’t heard it in a very long time.”