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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 26: Lizzo attends the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on January 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.

Lizzo changed the lyrics to her newest song to eliminate a slur after receiving some backlash.  Her latest song, “Grrrls”, used a slur against people with disabilities.  In the first verse, there was an insulting word for cerebral palsy, which is also called spastic diplegia.  Fans called the singer out.

Lizzo took the criticism to heart.  She released a new version that didn’t have the harmful word.  Lizzo said the change was “the result of me listening and taking action.” Fans praised Lizzo for her quick reaction to their call to change the lyric.

I had no idea that the word “spaz” was a slur.  But hey…The more you know, the more you grow!  Handclaps to Lizzo!