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Lizzo replaces ‘outrageous’ lyric in her new song ‘GRRRLS’ after backlash

Lizzo is turning up a line in her new song, “GRRRLS,” after facing backlash for a song that some listeners called an “absolute slur.” Fans took to social media after the song’s release to call out the singer for her use of the word “spaz” in the song’s opening verses, calling it a derogatory term.

“Hold my bag, b***h / Hold my bag / Do you see this s**t? / I’m a spaz / I’m gonna take someone out / Yo, where’s my best friend? / That The only one I know I have to talk to from the deep end,” sings Lizzo.

“Hey @lizzo my disability cerebral palsy is literally classified as spastic diplegia (where spasticity refers to endless painful stiffness in my legs) Your new song makes me very angry + sad. ‘Spaz’ means crazy Or not crazy. This is a capable abuse. It’s 2022. Do better,” tweeted a disappointed listener.

While another wrote, “Hey @lizzo please remove the word ‘spaz’ from your new song as this is a slang and really disrespectful to the disabled community,” one wrote, “From a disappointed fan.”

Lizzo responded in a post shared on Instagram on Monday, noting that she not only changed the song, but that she “never” wants to promote abusive language in her music.

“It has been brought to my attention that my song ‘GRRRLS’ contains a harmful word. Let me make one thing clear: I never want to promote derogatory language. As a fat black woman in America, my There have been hurtful words used against me, so I understand that there may be power words (whether intentionally or in my case, unintentional.)” The “Good as Hell” singer said before revealing that “GRRRLS” A new version of .

She added, “I am proud to say that there is a new version of ‘GRRRLS’ with the song Parivartan. It is the result of my listening and taking action. As an influential artist I am proud to be a part of Parivartan. Dedicated. ‘Waiting to see in the world. Xoxo, Lizzo.”

Lizzo first unveiled her new single, “Grrls,” on Friday, June 10.

Watch the video below to know more about the singer.

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