On Friday night, during a concert in Toronto, singer Lizzo quipped that she wished to immigrate to Canada in light of Ye’s criticism of her weight.
Ye, aka Kanye West, talked to Tucker Carlson last week about his union with Kim Kardashian and his role as a Trump supporter in the entertainment industry. He used a Lizzo allusion when condemning common beliefs about weight throughout the conversation.
“My pal and the personal trainer work with Lizzo… After Lizzo publicly declares dropping 10 pounds, telemarketer bots, or “bots” for short on Instagram begin harassing her over her weight loss “You elaborated.
There is “a genocide on the Black race,” Ye said, adding that the media is using Lizzo to promote unhealthy body types.
Rapper Jesus Walks said that the media is trying to make people think that being overweight is cool when it’s not. Clinically speaking, it’s not healthy, and for people to promote that is diabolical.
Although Lizzo did not directly address Ye’s remarks, she did say that she was “minding her own big Black gorgeous business” while performing at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.
The singer stated amid thunderous applause, “I feel like everybody in America got my motherf—ing name in their motherf—ing lips for no motherf—ing reason.”
In jest, the “About Damn Time” singer then asked the crowd if anyone would sponsor her green card so she could relocate to Canada.
“Is it possible for me to stay here? How can I get dual citizenship? Who may I marry? “she gestured upwards at the assembled group and inquired.