She does it for the culture, my God. Following the release of her single “Rumors” with Cardi B, Lizzo took to Instagram Live on Tuesday (August 17) to celebrate the song and talk to her fans about everyone from Cardi B to Harry Styles to Ariana Grande to Dua Lipa. at BTS.
“Have my cake and eat it b—-,” she captioned the video, which she then shared in a permanent post. “Finally celebrating the success of ‘Rumors’.”
Here are five of the most memorable moments from her Instagram Live:
She thanked Cardi B
Lizzo greeted her fans by explaining that she had stayed away from the internet for a few days in light of the onslaught of hurtful comments made to her following the arrival of “Rumors”. His first release since 2019 Because I love you, the song and video featured a pregnant Cardi B, and the couple faced both racism and fatphobia. Lizzo took a moment to appreciate the track’s success and thank the “WAP” rapper for standing up for it so fiercely online. “Cardi B got me back, brother. If you ever need someone in your area, call Cardi B.
She later revealed in the video that her next album is still in the works and so far Cardi is the only collaboration she has gotten. “The album is in progress, I’m working on a lot of songs,” she explained. “I just want to do the best I can. I don’t have any other collaborations besides Cardi, because I want to finish the songs, make them great, and then complete them to make them even bigger.
About this collaboration with Harry Styles…
The “Truth Hurts” singer then took out a beautiful vegan cake decorated to resemble her hand from the “Rumors” cover, and began to eat it while answering questions from fans. A viewer asked about the possibility of a collaboration with Harry Styles saying, “Bring us Harry”, and she clarified that even though the couple “f — with each other”, they did have no song in preparation. In fact, she found it a bit boring during the “Rumors” press cycle when people turned the conversation towards the “Watermelon Sugar” singer.
“I talk 12 hours a day, several days of interviews, I talk to people with enthusiasm, expressing my enthusiasm for ‘rumors’,” she explained. “All of them, I don’t know,” So you and Harry are doing a song? You and Harry doing a song? ‘ Isn’t that a Harry song to tease! “
… Or One With Dua Lipa?
A commentator asked Lizzo if she would ever work with Dua Lipa, and guess what? She’s a fan. “I feel like we’ve only seen each other once at the Met Gala. Let me tell you, we were both great, ”Lizzo replied. “She is enlightened, I like her. I like his energy.
Lizzo is the army
Lizzo has revealed in the past that she is in the BTS Army, and she took a minute during the livestream to reaffirm her love for the “Butter” artists. She said she would see videos about the K-pop group on TikTok and send them to her sister, who was a fan before her. The algorithm then assumed that she was a fan, and by showing her more and more BTS videos, she became a certified fan.
“I really like BTS,” she said. “They are so over my FYP on TikTok now. The more I see them and their personalities – like, of course, the music is good – I understand why ARMY is ARMY because of their individual personalities, their style. They dance. You know Jimin is my favorite.
She belted some Ariana Grande
So Lizzo didn’t mention Ariana, but she sang one of her songs. Earlier in the livestream, she addressed the tearful video she posted a few days earlier in which she expressed her sadness at the racism and fatphobia she was facing. “I just wanted to go live because I felt like it was like – a way to start this ‘rumors’, this new era – like crying and s – live,” she said, referring to his previous livestream. “To be honest with you, I heard a lot of insults about me, but there was one specific insult that I had never heard before and it hurt my dark soul. I just needed to let off steam.
But at the end of her conversation, she said goodbye to the fans with a cover of an extremely appropriate Grande track: “No Tears Left to Cry”. She sang the hyper-upbeat lyrics with real Lizzo-style vibrato, before admitting, “Actually, I still have tears to cry, bitch.”
Watch his video below: