Lizzo was in for a real surprise during her recent show in Sydney over the weekend, as the crowd introduced her to a popular Australian tradition: the shoey. In a viral TikTok video, they encourage the pop star to drink from her shoe before putting it back on her foot.
“Take a drink from my shoe? Is that what you’re saying?” Lizzo asked in confusion.
Thankfully, she had some tequila on hand and put the bottle into her shoe — not pouring the whole thing directly into it, which makes it a little better. “A reminder that this is f*cked up,” she told the crowd.
Lizzo also threw in a reference to her song, “About Damn Time,” as she geared up to take a very long drink from it. “Here goes nothing, b*tch.”
“F*ck Australia,” she added after finishing her first shoey. “How are you guys still walking if that’s how you take shots? I am scared that we’re not going to get through the rest of the show if I don’t start singing and singing soon.”
She is set to head to New Zealand and Japan for her next shows.
Check out the fan’s clip of Lizzo’s shoey introduction here.
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