Lizzo Addresses Criticism That Her Music Is 'Corny' & 'For White People'

Lizzo has dealt with more than her fair share of criticism, but she's not one to crack under pressure.

In her recent cover story for Rolling Stone, the "Truth Hurts" singer addressed criticism about her music, and more specifically critics who have called her "corny" and an “industry plant" who "makes music for white people" and "an audience of yas kween-era white feminists."

“Yeah, there’s hella white people at my shows,” Lizzo told the mag. “What am I gonna do, turn them away? My music is for everybody.”

“As a black woman, I make music for people, from an experience that is from a black woman,” she continued. “I’m making music that hopefully makes other people feel good and helps me discover self-love. That message I want to go directly to black women, big black women, black trans women. Period."

While the criticism isn't something Lizzo necessarily wants, she seemed to admit that she understands, to some degree, why people have a lot to say. “Look, I’m new,” she said. “You put two plates of food in front of people, [and] one is some fried chicken. If you like fried chicken that’s great. And the other is, like, fried ostrich pu**y. You not gonna want to f**k with that.”

“We eventually get used to everything,” the "Tempo" singer added. “So people just gon’ have to get used to my a**.”

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