Please use the physique optimistic motion to empower your self. However we have to defend and uplift the our bodies it was created for and by.
Lizzo has by no means been shy on the subject of publicly celebrating her physique and provoking us to like ours, so it did not shock us when she posted this TikTok about physique positivity. After seeing a video from @sheismarissamatthews saying, “I actually do not perceive why I can not simply exist in my physique,” Lizzo responds by saying the physique positivity motion has been coopted by all our bodies. Whereas the media is celebrating all sizes, together with medium ladies and people who “often get rolls,” Lizzo stated, “fats individuals are nonetheless getting the quick finish of this motion.” They’re nonetheless getting “memed, shamed, and nobody cares anymore as a result of physique positivity is for each physique.”
Lizzo is not saying folks should not really feel positively about their our bodies. She simply desires to remind us who created this motion within the first place — “huge girls, huge brown and black girls, queer girls.” She stated within the caption, “Please use the physique optimistic motion to empower your self. However we have to defend and uplift the our bodies it was created for and by.” She added: “Our our bodies are none of your f*cking enterprise. Our well being is none of your f*cking enterprise.”
Right here is @sheismarissamatthews’s appreciative response to Lizzo’s Tiktok: