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Lizzo attends The 2023 Met Gala Celebrating "Karl Lagerfeld: A Line Of Beauty" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 01, 2023 in New York City.

Lizzo may have lost weight recently, but she’s letting fans know that she doesn’t have any desire to be thin. Earlier this week, she posted a video on TikTok. In it, she stitched alongside a woman who said, “Weight loss comes with the territory, but I’m not trying to escape fatness.”

Agreeing with the message, Lizzo, 35, told her 26.9 million followers, “Heavy on the ‘not trying to escape fatness.’ Heavy f—ing on it.” The Detroit native further went on to explain that she created the video to give support to the content creator, who specifically wanted to look for people she could resonate with. Lizzo shared that she was looking for the same.

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“I have a very high-performance job,” the Grammy-award-winning artist continued. “For 90 minutes a night, I have to do choreography, I have to sing, I have to dance, I have to rap, and I have to play the flute. And I have to emote and hype a crowd — in very tight clothes, sometimes clothes where it restricts my breathing.”

Lizzo continued to share how she loves how fun her job is. She added, “It takes a lot of physical endurance to do what I do. And I used to be very rockstar lifestyle, used to throw myself around on the stage,” Lizzo continued. “As I got more professional in my career, I started to take the physical part more seriously.”

Holistic-Conscious vs. Health-Conscious

The musician shared that she has “always loved” moving her body and working out. She also said she was “holistic-conscious,” making sure not to use the “very loaded” term “health-conscious.” A self-proclaimed “hippie-dippie” when it comes to the health of her body and the environment, Lizzo shared that people “immediately just assume” every fat person caring about their health in this way is doing everything they’re doing is to be thin. “I’m not tryna be thin,” she stated. “I don’t ever want to be thin.”

In the nearly three-minute-long video, Lizzo said she is used to fluctuating weight due to her choices. However, “the goal is always here,” she said while tapping her head. “Once I started working out for mental health, to have balanced mental health or endorphins,” the artist continued. “So that I don’t look at myself in the mirror and feel ashamed of myself and feel disgusted with myself, exercise has helped me shift my mind — not my body. My body is gonna change, everyone’s bodies change. That’s life.” She concluded the video by telling her fans to “embrace” the changes our bodies go through for the sake of our mental health.


#stitch with @𝐭𝐢𝐟𝐟𝐚𝐧𝐲🫧

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Body Image Advocate

Lizzo has been open about her struggles with body image in the past and has long been an advocate for positive body image. She’s also called out those who assume those with larger bodies automatically have health issues. In a 2021 TikTok video, she said that “health is not just determined on what you look like on the outside.” Lizzo added that the “fake doctors in the comments” say things like, “‘Oh, you have this,’ or ‘You might have this condition.’ No. What if I’m just fat? What if this is just my body? Bodies are not all designed to be slim with a six-pack. You know what I mean?”


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

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TikTok's Top 10 Most Viewed Artists of 2022

In 2022, TikTok gave us viral sensations Tariq, aka the “It’s corn!” kid, and learning choreography to dances like Lizzo’s “About Damn Time.” In fact, so many people loved dancing to Lizzo’s song that she became the number one most-viewed artist of 2022.

According to TikTok’s Year on TikTok: 2022, the singer with 26 million followers has the most total video views on the platform. “About Damn Time” was the app’s number four top-trending song, and Lizzo’s TikTok video in which she demonstrates the dance for the hit song came in at seventh place on the trending-videos ranking, according to the company.


Let's celebrate the unforgettable trends, creators and moments that brought us closer together in 2022, a year that's truly ForYou. #YearOnTikTok

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The number one trending song in the U.S. was “Sunroof” by Nicky Youre and Dazy, with TikTok users making some 8.9 million videos featuring the track. The number one most trending U.S. video was a construction of an 8.3-foot-tall chocolate giraffe. The most popular tutorial video was a woman teaching her daughter to get her deaf dad’s attention. Drew Barrymore and Lupita Nyong’o were among the top 10 U.S. “breakthrough” creators on TikTok, registering among the creators with the biggest growth on the platform for the year. “Jiggle Jiggle” was the number one trending sound on the platform, the rap created more than two decades ago by documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux. The audio gained a new life after it was remixed by DJ duo Duke & Jones and became a popular dance on TikTok.

Take a look at the TikTok artists with the most video views throughout 2022 below:

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