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Lizzo Announced She's Quitting Twitter Because of Too Many Trolls and Said She'll Be Back When She Feels like It

Lois Oladejo
Jan 09, 2020
04:00 P.M.
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Popular American singer, Lizzo, has had enough of all the negative vibes she gets on Twitter and she recently called it quits.


Lizzo has always been one to be active on social media platforms and loves to spread positivity in her posts or tweets. As much as she likes to be amid positivity, the singer has had her fair share of internet bullying.

It’s never easy being the subject of internet bullying, but Lizzo never allowed it to stop her from keeping up her positive spirit and spreading positive energy.

Lizzo attends the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 28, 2019| Photo: Getty Images


At a point, she dealt with a lot of body shaming on social media. She said the truth hurt when people gave her negative feedback about her body. Lizzo described the negative comments comparing them to little mosquito bites.

In a recent tweet on her twitter account, Lizzo announced to everyone that she is done with twitter. She tweeted:

"Yeah, I can't do this Twitter s— no more.. too many trolls… I’ll be back when I feel like it.”

Lizzo performing live on The Today Show on Thursday, April 11, 2019| Photo: Getty Images


Instead of allowing herself wallow in the negativity, Lizzo went on a journey of self-acceptance. She looked her insecurities in the face, called them by their names, and fell in love with them.

It was a different thing when she had to face internet trolling. She had learned to deal with that. However, to her, Twitter has become even more toxic, and she can't cope anymore, so she called it quits.

 The 31-year-old is also interested in global security.

Lizzo performs at Made in America - Day 2 at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on August 31, 2019| Photo: Getty Images


During an Instagram live on Monday before her concert at the Sydney opera house, Lizzo gave more insight as to her decision to leave Twitter.

She said as much as she would love to be on the app and connect with her positive supporters, the internet bullying seems to have gotten out of hand.

She said,

"I would love to be on Twitter...But now I've gotten to a point where I'm not just dealing with Internet bullies. I'm dealing with seeing a lot of negativity on the Internet dealing with everyone." 

Lizzo performs onstage during the 2019 MTV Movie and TV Awards at Barker Hangar on June 15, 2019| Photo: Getty Images


Apart from spreading positive vibes and encouraging victims of internet bullying to love themselves, the 31-year-old is also interested in global security.

At the moment, Lizzo is very involved in the fight against the wild bush fire occurring in Australia. To assist, she has been performing across Australia to help raise money.

Lizzo attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019| Photo: Getty Images


Lizzo is also creating awareness for people all over the world to step up and help save millions of animals that are at risk as a result of the fire.

She posted a heartfelt video where she encouraged her followers to donate and spread the word about the fire crisis. Since September, the fire has burned at least 11 million acres, two dozen people, and about half-billion animals.