Lizzo Breaks Silence to 'Clarify' She's Only Quitting 'Negative Energy': 'I'm Going to Keep Moving Forward'

"I'm starting to feel like the world doesn't want me in it," Lizzo wrote on Instagram last week

<p>Johnny Nunez/Getty</p> Lizzo in Los Angeles in February 2024

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Lizzo in Los Angeles in February 2024

Lizzo is clearing the air.

After sharing a lengthy statement on Instagram last week expressing that she's "getting tired of putting up with being dragged by everyone in my life and on the internet," Lizzo clarified her thoughts in a video shared Tuesday.

"I want to make this video because I just need to clarify — when I say I quit, I mean I quit giving any negative energy attention," Lizzo, 35, began in an Instagram clip. "What I'm not going to quit is the joy of my life which is making music, which is connecting with people because I know I'm not alone. In no way shape or form am I the only person who is experiencing that negative voice that seems to be louder than the positive."

"If I can just give one person the inspiration or the motivation to stand up for themselves and say they quit letting negative people win, negative comments win, then I've done even more than I could've hoped for," she continued. "With that being said, I'm going to keep moving forward. I'm going to keep being me. Once again I just want to say thank you. The love that I've received means more than you know."

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On March 29, the "About Damn Time" singer wrote on Instagram: "All I want is to make music and make people happy and help the world be a little better than how I found it."

"But I'm starting to feel like the world doesn't want me in it. I'm constantly up against lies being told about me for clout & views ... being the butt of the joke every single time because of how I look," she continued.

<p>Amy Sussman/Getty Images</p> Lizzo in Beverly Hills in March 204

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Lizzo in Beverly Hills in March 204

Lizzo added that her character has been "picked apart by people who don't know me and [are] disrespecting my name" and ended her message by writing, "I didn't sign up for this s--- — I QUIT ✌🏾."

The post came nearly two months after she attempted to dismiss a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against her by three of her former background dancers and was denied.

The ruling was in response to a lawsuit filed in August by Arianna Davis, Crystal Williams and Noelle Rodriguez, who claim they were abused, harassed, discriminated against and faced numerous workplace violations while working for the singer and her Big Grrrl Big Touring Inc.

<p>David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images</p> Lizzo in London in February 2023

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Lizzo in London in February 2023

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Then, in November, she explained to her fans in an Instagram post that she was taking time to focus on herself.

"Hi. I'm working.. on music, myself, relationships with people and food, my anxiety, my body, my business, and my trust issues with the world.. but they are deep now, deeper than they've ever been. Xoxo," wrote Lizzo.

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