For many celebrities, appearing courtside at NBA games is basically the equivalent to landing front row seats during New York Fashion Week. In other words, it's an opportunity to serve looks ranging from sexy casual, à la Rihanna, straight-off-the-runway realness via Beyoncé, and cozy chic, which has become supermodel Kendell Jenner's courtside calling card.
For Detroit-born Grammy-nominated superstar, Lizzo, however, courtside seats means show the entire court your seat, which is exactly what she did Sunday night when she attended the L.A. Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves game.
Lizzo, who has never been one to hide her ass-ets, appeared in a black shirt dress with the rear cut out, revealing a basic black thong underneath some sheer fishnet stockings, and, well, the “Truth Hurts” singer's mostly bare ass.
“This is how a bad bitch goes to a Lakers game,” she said in a video, sashaying down a hallway.
During half-time, the Lakers' dancers performed to Lizzo's “Juice,” which prompted the singer to twerk her way onto the Jumbotron.
So she actually showed up to the game with her ass already out...pic.twitter.com/B4tSiLcLY5— BLACK ADAM SCHEFTER (@B1ackSchefter) December 9, 2019
After Sunday night, much of Twitter appeared to be divided. Some found her fashion choice inappropriate attire for a family-oriented event, others applauded the singer for her nonstop body positivity campaign, and some, are simply suffering from some serious Lizzo fatigue.
*mutes Lizzo forever*— Angela Davis (@TheKitchenista) December 9, 2019
if lizzo’s curvy figure was paired with a flat stomach and skinnier face would you guys be a lot more comfortable w/ her expressing her love for her naked body?— 𝐍 (@NicoKartel) December 9, 2019
This has NOTHING to do with her size if I bought my 2 year old son to the game and saw ANY PERSON doing this I’d still be pissed ! Especially on the jumbo screen, Inappropriate #lizzo https://t.co/nuK4iPKEau— Chaday Marie❤️ (@ChadayMarie) December 9, 2019
Lizzo’s outfit is trash but y’all are fatphobic still. They can both be true🤷🏾♀️— sad freakish selfaware robot (@billme__) December 9, 2019
When Lizzo walk past you at the Lakers game pic.twitter.com/cKBeg7uqaF— Juss (@yeahjus_) December 9, 2019
One Twitter user pulled the old Jesus card.
People really out here defending Lizzo's ass cheeks on a Monday morning 2 weeks from Christmas. pic.twitter.com/LDk4frT8pF— Santa Thicc Boy 🎅❄ (@SportsBriggs) December 9, 2019
Should Lizzo give WWE wrestler Rikishi some inspiration credit? Ask this Twitter user.
Somebody said Lizzo out here looking like Rikishi 😂 pic.twitter.com/4RfdnL7xPh— MB (@babyitsmb) December 9, 2019
Some chimed in that we may have bigger fashion emergencies on our hands.
Kanye out here dressed as a roll of aluminum foil but y’all worried Lizzo. pic.twitter.com/lEk2h8iiLK— Frederick Joseph (@FredTJoseph) December 9, 2019
Last week, Lizzo shared her Spotify for Artists Wrapped statistics for 2019, which revealed her music has been streamed 1.1 billion times by more than 61 million users in 79 countries. Oh, and because Lizzo clearly knows the power of her booty, she used the divisive media hype as an opportunity to drop a very wholesome video for her track “Good as Hell,” which she did Monday morning.
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