If you’re a white working class citizen struggling to pay your bills, fill up your gas tank, and send your kids to a halfway decent school, just know that even on your toughest day, you’re still not as oppressed as a black recording artist worth millions of dollars living in a mansion in Beverly Hills.
Grammy award-winning singer Lizzo, known both for her hit singles and for advocating on behalf of morbid obesity, claimed during Sunday night’s MTV Video Music Awards (saving grace - no one was watching) that she and other famous, rich, non-white celebrities are being “oppressed” by America’s legal system.
“Your vote means everything to me, it means everything to making a change in this country,” Lizzo told the audience – who, true to form, cheered like lemmings for every word.
“So remember when you’re voting for your favorite artist, vote to change some of these laws that are oppressing us,” she then demanded.
Lizzo while accepting the Video for Good award at the #VMAs:— The Recount (@therecount) August 29, 2022
“Your vote means everything to me, it means everything to making a change in this country … When you’re voting for your favorite artist, vote to change some of these laws that are oppressing us.” pic.twitter.com/19UpJv3rkD
Lizzo, who’s worth an estimated $12 million and who flies around on a private jet, never did say exactly how certain artists and mega-wealthy celebs are being “oppressed,” or which supposedly racist laws are to blame. Maybe it's when Wendy's runs out of cheeseburgers before you're full?
Perhaps Lizzo can take a few moments in the comfort of her $26 million Palm Desert home to do a little research, then get back to us.
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