Multi-Millionaire Lizzo Says Black Celebs Are Being 'Oppressed' During Swanky VMAs

Brittany M. Hughes | August 29, 2022
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If you’re a white working class citizen struggling to pay your bills, fill up your gas tank, and send your kids to a halfway decent school, just know that even on your toughest day, you’re still not as oppressed as a black recording artist worth millions of dollars living in a mansion in Beverly Hills.

Grammy award-winning singer Lizzo, known both for her hit singles and for advocating on behalf of morbid obesity, claimed during Sunday night’s MTV Video Music Awards (saving grace - no one was watching) that she and other famous, rich, non-white celebrities are being “oppressed” by America’s legal system.

“Your vote means everything to me, it means everything to making a change in this country,” Lizzo told the audience – who, true to form, cheered like lemmings for every word.

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“So remember when you’re voting for your favorite artist, vote to change some of these laws that are oppressing us,” she then demanded.

Lizzo, who’s worth an estimated $12 million and who flies around on a private jet, never did say exactly how certain artists and mega-wealthy celebs are being “oppressed,” or which supposedly racist laws are to blame. Maybe it's when Wendy's runs out of cheeseburgers before you're full?

Perhaps Lizzo can take a few moments in the comfort of her $26 million Palm Desert home to do a little research, then get back to us.

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