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Lizzo Gets Literally Half Naked To Deliver A Moving Message About Voting

Musicians have been tremendously active in the lead-up to this election, more so than any year in recent memory. No matter which way the election goes, it will have a broad impact on the country, and artists have recognized the importance of today. Lizzo has often spoken politically in recent months, and now, on election day, she stripped down to share a powerful message about voting.

She posted a photo of herself in which she wears an American flag jumpsuit that only covers the right half of her body and features flowing arms and legs. In the post’s caption, she writes about her beliefs about the US and its people before ending with a thank-you to people who have voted and will vote today.

Read Lizzo’s full message below.

“When I think of this country I don’t think of its laws I think of its people.

I think about how we were raised to be patriotic of violence, propaganda & war.

I think about how this country is owned by the oppressor and how the oppressed are locked in a valley of capitalism.

But I also think of the young people who refuse to be spoon fed mistruths. I think of the elders who bucked against hateful prejudices even when it felt impossible….

Because of you, I’m still hopeful.

I believe in a country that teaches the true history so we can better understand where we live and how we can do better.

I believe in a country that listens to the cries of the protester and doesn’t politicize death.

I believe in restoration of this beautiful land and respecting the communities of people who owned America before colonizers renamed it.

I believe in fairness, equality, a complete removal of religion in places where it does not belong. Let religion live in the churches and places of worship… the quiet prayer rooms, the joyful congregations.. and out of Congress.

I believe in so much, and if I believe it one day I can see it. It may not be tomorrow it may not be today, but it will be one day if we stay activated.

We the people, ALL the people, deserve it.

Today’s the last day to vote. Stay in line, stay determined and thank YOU for voting.”

Lizzo is a Warner Music artist. Uproxx is an independent subsidiary of Warner Music Group.

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