After releasing the new video for their duet “Rumors,” the 28-year-old rapper and Lizzo, 33, have received a lot of hate online, but Offset believes that people should stop judging them so harshly.
“Let these beautiful black ladies be wonderful, stop judging,” the Migos star, who has been married to Cardi since 2017 and has a three-year-old daughter with the rap singer, told TMZ. We put in a lot of effort to be world-class entertainers. Allow us to be.”
Since the release of the “Rumors” video, Lizzo has received a slew of harsh comments on social media from body-shamers and trolls.
The chart-topping music artist fought back tears as she revealed that the hateful posts had “damaged” her.
“I just feel like I’m seeing negativity thrown at me in the strangest way,” she explained. People speaking nonsense about me that makes no sense.”
Lizzo also admitted to receiving racist insults on social media.
“It’s fatphobic, racist, and hurtful,” she explained. It’s fine if you don’t like my music. It’s fine if you don’t enjoy the song ‘Rumors.’
The singer expressed her surprise at the online backlash and stated that she tries to be as inclusive as possible.
“I compose music that I enjoy, that is important to me, and that I hope will assist people,” she explained. I’m not making music for White folks – or for anyone else for that matter. I’m a Black woman who creates music. Period. I make Black music. I’m not here to serve anyone else but myself. To a Lizzo show, to a Lizzo song, everyone is invited.”
On social media, Cardi B has also expressed her support for Lizzo.
She recently wrote on Twitter: “When you stand up for yourself they claim your problematic & sensitive.When you don’t they tear you apart until you crying like this. (sic)”