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Lizzo Faced Backlash Over Her 10-Day Smoothie Detox On TikTok — Here's Her Response

"I’m proud of my results."

First and foremost, we all know Lizzo is a superstar and badass performer. She's got bops for days, and she can play the shit out of a flute.

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She's also used her platform and her music to uplift us and taught us all how to love our bodies.

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On TikTok, Lizzo posts videos where she's feelin' herself, like this one last month:

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Big belly shit

♬ original sound - Cleopatra 🧿

And she also shares moments of insecurity. "I came home and took my clothes off to take a shower, and I just started having all these really negative thoughts about myself, like, ‘What’s wrong with me? Maybe all the mean things people say about me are true. Why am I so disgusting?' Hating my body."

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A little tmi for ur fyp... for anyone who has these thoughts too I hope you have a better day tomorrow

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In other words, she keeps it real — like actually, real — on TikTok.

Well, last week, Lizzo shared that she was doing a 10-day smoothie detox. "I drank a lot and ate a lot of foods, and fucked my stomach up in Mexico, so I decided to do JJ Smith's 10-day smoothie cleanse," she said, while sharing a glimpse of the plan.

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Watch me do JJ smith’s 10-day smoothie detox *cue inspirational music*

♬ Thick - Chiller Tribe Mosy

"It's just basically you drink these green smoothies every day," she said, adding that Day 4, 5, and 6 were the hardest.

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Well, soon, people criticized Lizzo for participating in and promoting a smoothie cleanse and ultimately, diet culture.

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Lizzo responded on TikTok to the backlash, saying, "In reality, November stressed me the fuck out. I drank a lot, I ate a lot of spicy things and things that fucked my stomach up. I wanted to reverse it and get back to where I was," she said.

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Big girls do whatever u want with your bodies!!! I’m just as proud of my results from my smoothie detox as I am of my belly curves and swerves ❤️

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"I’m proud of my results. My sleep has improved, my hydration, my inner peace, my mental stability, my fucking body, my fucking skin, the whites of my eyes. I feel and look like a bad bitch, and that’s it."

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"I’m a big girl who did a smoothie detox, and I wanted to share it with you guys," she added. "And every big girl should do whatever the fuck they want with their bodies.”

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Thank you, Lizzo, for always being transparent.

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