Pop superstar Lizzo made news this morning after MTO News confirmed she had told her followers that obese people (or “fat” people, as she called them) suffer from systematic oppression, much like blacks.
It all started when a Tik Tok user asked her followers, “Would you swap with someone on the heavier side?”
Lizzo answered the question publicly, MTO News learned. The beautiful pop singer brought up the famous experiment when sociologist Dr. Jane Elliot publicly asked a room full of whites, “Would you swap with a black person?” Nobody raised their hand.
According to Lizzo, the Tik Toker’s question was that of Dr. Like Elliot – and made a similar point. Lizzo told fans that “no one would switch places with a fat person”. Lizzo went on to explain that both obese and black people experience systemic oppression.
Here Lizzo explains things in her own words: