Lizzo wins Emmy for prime competitors program



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Lizzo made a childhood dream come true on Monday.

The “About Damn Time” singer gained the Emmy for excellent competitors program for “Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls,” an Amazon sequence that documented her seek for backup dancers.

“When I was a little girl, all I wanted to see was me in the media – someone fat like me, Black like me, beautiful like me,” an emotional Lizzo stated when she took the stage to just accept the award. “If I could go back and tell little Lizzo something, I’d be like, ‘You’re going to see that person, but b***h, it’s going to have to be you.’”

Lizzo thanked the opponents on her sequence, including, “This is for the big grrrls!”

Since she exploded in reputation in 2019 together with her single “Truth Hurts,” the Grammy winner has championed Black ladies, the LGBTQ neighborhood and girls of all sizes.

“Big Grrls” follows Lizzo as she casts plus-size dancers for her upcoming tour; a number of of the forged members had been readily available to see Lizzo settle for the award.

Lizzo’s had an eventful 12 months: In spring, she launched the size-inclusive shapewear model Yitty, which provides sizes XS by 6X. And in July, she launched her extremely anticipated fourth album, “Special,” replete with self-love anthems.