Lizzo on Monday said she is changing the lyrics to “Grrrls” following criticism from many in the disabled community that the single contains a word that is considered an “ableist slur.”
The song, which was released Friday and is part of Lizzo’s upcoming album “Special,” has a lyric that uses the word “spaz,” a slur against people with disabilities.
“It’s been brought to my attention that there is a harmful word in my new song “GRRRLS”. Let me make one thing clear: I never want to promote derogatory language,” the three-time Grammy winner wrote in an Instagram post.
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