Lizzo Challenges People To Amplify Positivity
Lizzo is calling for kindness in a video message she shared on Instagram late Sunday.
“You have the power to make kindness sexy,” the “Truth Hurts” singer-rapper captioned the video. “You never know what somebody is going through.”
Speaking to her 9.2 million followers on the platform, Lizzo said: “I get it, you want to be viral. We’ve seen people who make viral posts become internet celebrities and actually start making money and have careers. I get the appeal.
“But here’s a challenge. We as a people, how about we stop rewarding negativity? How ‘bout we stop boosting hurtful and hateful things on the internet? If you see a post about somebody and it’s maybe something you wouldn’t want to hear about yourself or someone you love, how ‘bout not share it? How ‘bout not repost it? Even if you don’t like it, don’t like-hate it.”
Lizzo added: “Why don’t we reward positive things? How about we reward good things that we see on the internet?
“Here’s a challenge: Today and today only, and hopefully for the rest of your days, when you see something on the internet that’s good, boost that and don’t boost this negative bullying that we’ve gotten used to.”
Among those cheering her message was singer Sza, who commented: “Love you so much . YES . Always yes.”
Erykah Badu responded with a purple heart emoji.
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