Growing up, Lizzo says, she rarely saw women who looked like her in the media.
“I would watch things on television and I would look at magazines and I would not see myself,” she told British Vogue. “When you don’t see yourself, you start to think something’s wrong with you. Then you want to look like those things and when you realize it’s a physical impossibility, you start to think, ‘What the fuck is wrong with me?’”
“I think that took a greater toll on me, psychologically, growing up than what anyone could have said to me.”
As you might expect, many of her fans were happy about the way the photo came out.