Forget “Hot Girl Summer.” Body Pos Queen Lizzo has officially declared it “Big Girl Summer,” encouraging her fans to follow her lead and break out their bikinis without hesitation.
“BIG GRRRL SUMMER HAS BEGUN ??? YOU BEEN WARNED,” she wrote on Instagram, alongside a carousel of stunning swimsuit photos.
In true Lizzo fashion, she’s wearing a sexy string bikini by Ashanti Swimwear and a mixed metal belly chain while exuding unapologetic confidence as she shows off her curves.
The award-winning musician followed up with a video post in which she’s wearing the same string bikini while making a public service announcement by her pool. “PSA: BIG GRRRL SUMMER = BREAK OUT THE BIKINIS,” the caption reads.
“This is a public service announcement,” Lizzo says in the video as she confidently struts toward the camera. “Big girl summer has officially begun.”
She goes on to point out her visible abdominal muscles. “Big girls: We have abs. Look at that. Look at that. I know you see it. FABS, honey,” she says. And, of course, she shared a message for the haters, too: “Stay sick. Stay mad.”
“THE QUEEN HAS SPOKEN,” one follower commented on Lizzo’s PSA — and her message is clear: It’s time to embrace your body, no matter your size, and enjoy the summer without reserve.
“Yaaassss???? this is the same energy I’m on!! Bikinis on deckkk!! Big girl summer is here and we’re THRIVINGGGGG,” another fan responded. “We out here belly buttons OUT!” added another.
As always, Lizzo’s body positive post was met with much praise and appreciation. “You make me appreciate my body more,” one of her followers revealed in the comment section.
Lizzo has always been very open about her journey to self-love, admitting that the confidence we see didn’t come easy. In fact, in April, she revealed that she was “body negative for a long time.” However, she’s spent the last year working on her health and, more importantly, her body image, starting by recognizing negative self-talk.
“Most people are taught that body negativity is normal, right? Then I became body positive, which is the opposite of that. It’s disruptive,” Lizzo explained during an interview in partnership with Dove. “I believe everything I say about my body. But to push this conversation forward, we need to normalize it.”
“It’s not a political statement. It’s just my body. When you see it, keep it pushing. Keep that same energy that you keep with all the other bodies you see. That’s what body normative really means to me,” she continued. “I’m here, don’t say anything. It’s not a statement. It’s my body.”
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