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Fans told Lizzo a word in her song was offensive, so she changed the lyrics

By Jaclyn Peiser

14 Jun 2022 · 3 min read

Editor's Note

Lizzo is one of the most beloved household names of recent years. This week she narrowly avoided a run in with any public figures greatest fear: cancel culture. The Washington Post has the story.

One word in Lizzo's new song "Grrrls" stood out to disability advocate Hannah Diviney: "spaz."

In the track released Friday from her upcoming album, "Special," Lizzo talks about going "off the deep end."

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