Conservative commentator Candace Owens has taken purpose at Lizzo.
Based on Billboard, Pop artist, Lizzo was given the chance to play a flute that was owned by former President James Madison. On September 23, a tweet from the Library of Congress provided Lizzo an opportunity to play the 200-year-old crystal flute.
The @librarycongress has the biggest flute assortment on the planet with greater than 1,800. It incl Pres James Madison’s 1813 crystal flute. @lizzo we’d love so that you can come see it and even play a pair when you’re in DC subsequent week. Like your tune they’re “Good as hell.”😉 pic.twitter.com/2FkUFZfIYh
— Carla Hayden (@LibnOfCongress) September 23, 2022
Lizzo took that chance and performed the instrument throughout a present she did in Washington D.C. on Tuesday night time.
Listening to @lizzo play a few of the Library’s priceless vintage devices on Monday was such a present, and we have been honored and completely happy to assist her share that reward along with her live performance viewers Tuesday night time. Right here is a few extra behind-the-scenes footage of her Library tour. #LizzoAtLOC pic.twitter.com/OQc4K3YXBg
— Library of Congress (@librarycongress) September 28, 2022
Whereas the remainder of the world was giving the gifted entertainer props for the feat, a salty Owens goes in opposition to the grain and truly complains about Lizzo showcasing her musical abilities that didn’t contain any twerking.
Owens really acknowledged that she was “offended” and that Lizzo was “defiling” historical past by enjoying the flute the Library of Congress provided her to play in entrance of a reside viewers.
She goes on to say:
“They’re giving her one thing which means so much. The way in which and method during which they gave it to her and the way in which and the style during which she used it offends me, I’m not going to lie.”
“No, she’s not making historical past right here, she’s defiling historical past. It’s like spraying graffiti on a historic constructing and going, ‘Oh, it’s artwork.’ No, it’s not artwork. We’re not gonna name it artwork. We’re not gonna name it making historical past.
“However she doesn’t see that. She thinks that when these organizations reached out to her with these alternatives it’s as a result of they love her. And in actuality, the reason being as a result of they hate and wish to corrupt the folks that comply with her. That don’t need extra individuals to make it out like Lizzo did.”
She will view Owen’s “rant” beneath.
.@RealCandaceO on @lizzo: “I want that she would perceive that there are individuals with extra nefarious targets… And they’re utilizing her to promote unhealthy concepts to the remainder of society as a result of what they’re really after is to enslave the remainder of you.” pic.twitter.com/N2jQDo1M1n
— Candace Owens Present (@thecandaceshow) September 29, 2022