THE ECONOMIC TIMES – Stand-up comedian Aries Spears has sparked a new controversy after he ridiculed pop star Lizzo for being overweight.
While on the Art of Dialogue podcast, Aries made a series of objectionable comments on the appearance and health of Lizzo, which irked her fans, who rushed to defend her.
“Lizzo looked like a plate of mashed potatoes”
Spears said that Lizzo looked like the Sh*t emoji, though she was pretty.
He commented that Lizzo had a beautiful face, but showing off her body wasn’t right. Aries further said that Lizzo looked like a plate of mashed potatoes, though her music was hard.
The comic also took a dig at Lizzo’s female supporters for being hypocrites and thought they were not honest with the musician about her health.
“About 4 out of 5 African American women are overweight or obese.” – US Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health
The comments did not go well with Lizzo’s fans, who wasted no time in blasting Aries Spears on the internet.
Twitterati went wild and called out Spears for being “widely out of shape” himself … READ MORE.