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Ask For What You Want On Twitter And Lizzo Shall Deliver

"Ask for what you want, y'all!"

Serious question: what would the world look like without Lizzo in it? 

The ‘Truth Hurts’ singer and recent Grammy Award winner has not only blessed our playlists with a lifetime supply of empowering music, but she’s making literal dreams come true. 

French Horn player Kyra Sims took to Twitter this week to encourage her followers to always ask for what you want after she scored a gig working for Lizzo via the power of the Internet. 

“I put my wish out into the world and less than a year later it came true. Ask for what you want, y’all!” Sims tweeted, referencing a tweet she posted in May 2019.

In the original tweet, Sims wrote, “Ok so how do I become @lizzo’s personal fat black French Horn player tho.”

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It’s by no means the first time Lizzo has helped her fans. Last year, she reached out to a Twitter user who was struggling with self-love.

“How is it possible that I listened to the great @lizzo tell me how important self love is and I still somehow hate myself like that’s just not right,” the fan tweeted.

In response to the fan, Lizzo wrote, “It’s because loving yourself don’t happen overnight…self-hate is years of internalised programming from external influences…sometimes self-hate is chemical and effects ya mentally/emotionally…”

“Give your growth time – it took me 10 years and I’m still not 100% there.”

Then there was Lizzo’s recent Australian tour when she spent a day volunteering for Foodbank Victoria to put together hampers for people in bushfire affected areas. 

In a 2019 interview with Elle, Lizzo spoke about opening up about her mental well-being on social media and said, “I learned in the last 24 hours that being emotionally honest can save your life. Reaching out may be hard, but as soon as I did it, I was immediately covered in love.”

Lizzo is testament to the fact that loving, supporting and lifting each other up is not only incredibly important, but has the power to change people’s lives.

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Grimes' Unborn Baby Is 2020's Most Disruptive Social Media Influencer

Meet 'War Nymph.'

Grimes and Elon Musk are well known for going ~against the grain~ and it looks like their unborn baby is no exception.

ICYMI, Grimes posted an Instagram pic of a baby Photoshopped to appear inside her belly, setting social media alight with pregnancy rumours and hilarious ideas as to what her and Musk’s spawn would look like.

Since then, Grimes has all but confirmed her pregnancy with a series of cryptic Instagram pics including a link to her unborn child’s very own social media account.

Part-time social media influencer, full-time fetus @warnymph is still on private but has managed to rack up a whopping 11.6K followers since bursting onto the platform yesterday.

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War Nymph has even been speaking to its online fans. In response to a fan who tweeted, “accept me pretty pls,” War Nymph wrote, “OK it’s hard to press the small buttons with big fingers so excuse my slowness.”

In another response to a fan’s tweet, Grimes said War Nymph’s social media accounts will stay private “while she’s in beta form.” If this isn’t the most Grimes and Elon Musk answer out there, I don’t know what is.

Grimes even spoke to her fans via War Nymph in this truly triggering Instagram story:

Despite still being in “beta form,” it sounds like War Nymph is set to be 2020’s most disruptive influencer – but are we that surprised? 

War Nymph’s mum is the singer songwriter and visual artists who once claimed she removed part of her eye to treat depression – and that was just the start of her ‘workout routine.

As for War Nymph’s father? He’s the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX who bangs on about Martian governments and smokes weed on Joe Rogan’s podcast.

I honestly wouldn’t be surprised if War Nymph got a deal with Adidas and a blue tick before its even out of the womb. I can’t wait to meet this baby.

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