Connect with us




Lizzo began trending on Twitter Tuesday, catching flak online for undergoing a juice cleanse that provoked criticism the body-positivity singer is “promoting diet culture.”

On Monday, the Grammy-winner posted a video on Instagram that she was doing a detox based on a 10-day plan from New York Times best-selling author and weight-loss nutritionist JJ Smith.

Lizzo re-assured her followers however, she wasn’t participating to lose weight.

“So I did the 10-day smoothie detox and as you know I would normally be so afraid and ashamed to post things like this online because I feel like as a big girl people just expect if you are doing something for health you’re doing it for like a dramatic weight loss,” Lizzo said in a follow-up video. “And that is not the case.”

The decision however, still caught the ire of fans upset that the celebrity pursued choices to protect her own health.

“Seeing you promote diet culture is breaking my heart,” one user wrote in response to Lizzo discussing that the cleanse has made her feel exponentially better, revealing she chose to do it following a stressful month in November where she persistently drank and ate spicy foods making her feel stomach feel uneasy and off balance.

Others said they felt “betrayed.”

The pop-chart leader has a platform with millions of followers, and Lizzo’s active promotion of a healthy choices is something a nation struggling with an obesity epidemic, even worse than the ongoing COVID crisis, needs more of.

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 42 percent of Americans qualified as “obese” in 2017-2018, a category often responsible as the root cause for conditions leading to premature death such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer.

By serving as the underlying cause for conditions known to heighten risk of severe complications from COVID-19, the obesity epidemic has already exacerbated the coronavirus pandemic. Several studies conducted this year further show th at obesity itself raises individuals’ risk

profiles to suffering a severe infection.

“Since the pandemic began,” Science Magazine reported, “dozens of studies have reported that many of the sickest COVID-19 patients have been people with obesity.” The magazine pointed to one study published in August finding that overweight patients who contracted COVID-19 were 113 percent more likely to land in the hospital than patients of an otherwise healthy weight. Obese patients were also 74 percent more likely to be admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) and 48 percent more likely to die.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), at least 2.8 million deaths every year can be attributed to being overweight or obese. As of this writing, the novel Wuhan coronavirus has killed less than 1.7 million since last year, a number which would no doubt be lower absent the obesity crisis.

The 21st-century pandemic has illustrated countless vulnerabilities in the modern world, from fragile economic partnerships to government incompetence. The modern pandemic has also exposed the greater consequences of an obesity epidemic, making the potential for Lizzo’s activism in this space all the more important.

As this week illustrates however, the increasing fragility of our modern culture has erased the distinction between body-shaming and advocacy of a healthy lifestyle, the latter of which is desperately needed from influencers becoming rich and famous rejecting both with feel-good activism. It might be well-meaning, but it’s counterproductive, and even detrimental.

Few episodes were more emblematic of this new cultural phenomenon emanating from the left than when fitness icon Jillian Michaels caught fire early this year for insisting Lizzo be celebrated for the pop-star’s music rather than her weight.

“Why are celebrating her body? Why does it matter? That’s what I’m saying. Like, why aren’t we celebrating her music? ‘Cause, it isn’t going to be awesome if she gets diabetes. I’m just being honest,” said Michaels on a BuzzFeed-produced talk show. “I love her music. My kids love her music. There’s never a moment where I’m like ‘I’m so glad she’s overweight!’ Like, why do I even care?”

The comments provoked a flurry of online criticism targeting Michaels from Lizzo’s fans and even the super star herself.

Michaels issued a statement of her own on Instagram, doubling down on her opposition to body shaming while standing by her life-long commitment to promoting healthy living despite the mob conflating both.



Donald Trump

Video:Supreme Court okays release of Trump’s tax documents to prosecutors



The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday allowed former President Donald Trump’s tax records to be handed over to New York prosecutors. The order marks a setback for Trump in a lengthy battle to obtain eight years of his tax records as part of an investigation into the businessman-cum-politician’s finances.


Continue Reading

Fox news

VIDEO: Acting Asst. AG was former colleague of Hunter Biden lawyer



Sen. Mike Lee, R-UT, reacts to President Biden’s ‘extreme’ nominees Vanita Gupta and Kristen Clarke who have made “insensitive statements” in the past.


(Fox News)

Continue Reading

Joe Biden

Video: Biden decision to cancel keystone XL oil pipeline shatters hotel owner business



Hotel Owner Shattered by Pipeline Decision After the Keystone XL oil pipeline was canceled, things got more quiet and lonely out in South Dakota. A hotel owner who used to have all of her rooms filled now has to cope with the pipeline workers having moved on.


Continue Reading
Donald Trump4 hours ago

Video:Supreme Court okays release of Trump’s tax documents to prosecutors

Border Wall7 hours ago

VIDEO: Biden halts near-completed section of border wall

Fox news8 hours ago

VIDEO: Acting Asst. AG was former colleague of Hunter Biden lawyer

Energy12 hours ago

Far from Texas energy crisis, battle over solar energy in Montana raises similar concerns

Carol Swain17 hours ago

The Candace Owens Show: Carol Swain- Is America racist?

Joe Biden1 day ago

Video: Biden decision to cancel keystone XL oil pipeline shatters hotel owner business

Donald Trump1 day ago

Video: Donald Trump considers another White House run in 2024

Capitol Riots1 day ago

Video: Trump is “plotting revenge” against his traitors – Jackman

Politics1 day ago

Biden’s Interior nominee failed to report casino income on congressional ethics report

Uncategorized4 days ago

School Board members caught mocking parents over lockdown — They thought their Zoom call was private…

Politics4 days ago

Convicted fundraiser who tried to work his way into Biden’s inner circle sentenced to prison

Politics5 days ago

Cruz responds to pictures of him on Mexico flight, with Texas struggling from deadly winter storm

Fox news5 days ago

‘A lot of people don’t know the severity of what’s going on’

Politics5 days ago

South Carolina House passes bill that would prohibit most abortions if a fetal heartbeat is detected

Politics5 days ago

Son of prominent conservative leader Bozell arrested in connection with Capitol siege

Clinton2 months ago

BREAKING Whistleblower: Drops HARD Evidence, Biden, Obama, Hillary EXECUTED Seal Team 6, Audio Proof

Banned Video2 weeks ago

Censored Dr. Goes Off On Lying Fauci, CDC and NIH

DOJ3 weeks ago

Sidney Powell | How to Fix Justice

Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene3 weeks ago

2019 video shows Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene telling people to flood the Capitol

Mike Bloomberg3 weeks ago

[VIDEO] Uh Oh, Now Mike Bloomberg is Going After Joe Biden

Clinton2 months ago

Breaking: Patrick Byrne says he set Hillary Clinton up in a FBI sting in January 2016 for a 18 million dollar bribe

Nancy Pelosi4 weeks ago

Nancy Pelosi’s long history of getting rich from shady Wall Street deals…

Impeachment3 weeks ago

Breaking — President Trump’s Formal Written Response to Article of Impeachment…

Candace Owens2 weeks ago

Candace Owens post photo of her son with a message to all young feminist.

Politics2 months ago

Romney Gets Confronted At Utah Airport, Passengers Chant ‘Traitor’ After He Boards The Plane

Donald Trump3 weeks ago

Trump calls Marjorie Taylor Greene… ‘I will never back down!’

William Barr2 months ago

Video: Facts Matter (Dec.15): The Real Reason That Barr ‘Resigned’

President Health4 weeks ago

Biden did not look healthy in a brief appearance from the Oval Office today

Impeachment4 weeks ago

Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene is keeping her word!

Alexandria Ocasio Smollett3 weeks ago

Photos of AOC and the staged protest in front of fence in which she falsely claimed children were inside, being held in cages




Copyright © 2021 By TSD