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Lizzo pledges her Yitty brand proceeds over the Fourth of July holiday to abortion rights groups

Lizzo is stepping up for reproductive rights and donating funds to abortion advocacy groups over the holiday weekend.

The 34-year-old musician took to Instagram on the Fourth of July to announce that all proceeds from her Yitty brand from July 2 through the 4th will be donated to promote ‘body autonomy’.

The Truth Hurts singer is among several celebrities, including Kim Kardashian, who spoke out on Independence Day about women’s rights being stripped away in the U.S. following the Supreme Court‘s overturning of Roe v. Wade. 

Stepping up: Lizzo took to Instagram on the Fourth of July to announce that all proceeds from her Yitty brand from July 2 through the 4th will be donated to promote ‘body autonomy’

‘@yitty 100% OF NET PROCEEDS TO @abortionfunds ALL WEEKEND LONG. JULY 2-4. Celebrating freedom on our terms. Liberating Every Damn Body,’ Lizzo penned in the caption of an Instagram video.

The stunning songbird showcased her own brand rocking a curve-hugging red Yitty bodysuit with jean shorts and a matching red lip. 

‘Yitty is all about body autonomy,’ the star said in the video. ‘You should be the only one who has a say on how you feel and what you do with your body.’

‘Celebrate your body’s independence with us by giving back to organizations who are fighting on the front line for body autonomy,’ she added. 

'Yitty is all about body autonomy,' the star said in the video. 'You should be the only one who has a say on how you feel and what you do with your body.'

‘Yitty is all about body autonomy,’ the star said in the video. ‘You should be the only one who has a say on how you feel and what you do with your body.’ 

'Celebrate your body's independence with us by giving back to organizations who are fighting on the front line for body autonomy,' she added.

‘Celebrate your body’s independence with us by giving back to organizations who are fighting on the front line for body autonomy,’ she added. 

Lizzo announced the launch of Yitty – her shapewear brand – back in March and recently just dropped a new collection. 

On Monday, many stars took to social media to effectively ‘cancel’ Fourth of July ‘due to a shortage of independence’ in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Katy Perry, whose song Firework is an unofficial anthem of Independence Day, made her critique of women’s rights in America using a new viral meme.

‘Baby you’re a firework’ is a 10 but women in the US have fewer rights than an actual sparkler smh,’ Perry penned on social media.

Business woman: Lizzo announced the launch of Yitty - her shapewear brand - back in March and recently just dropped a new collection

Business woman: Lizzo announced the launch of Yitty – her shapewear brand – back in March and recently just dropped a new collection

Both Kim and Kourtney Kardashian shared the same meme on their Instagram Stories, which read: ‘4th of July has been cancelled due to a shortage of independence. Sincerely, Women.’

Jessica Chastain, meanwhile, let her fingers do the talking in her Instagram selfie flipping off the camera with two hands.

‘Happy “Independence” Day from me and my reproductive rights,’ she captioned the image. 

Actress Diane Kruger kept it simple and succinct with a text-only Instagram story, which read: ‘Not much to celebrate America’

Furious: On Monday, many stars took to social media to effectively 'cancel' Fourth of July 'due to a shortage of independence' in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

Furious: On Monday, many stars took to social media to effectively ‘cancel’ Fourth of July ‘due to a shortage of independence’ in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

Over it: Jessica Chastain, meanwhile, let her fingers do the talking in her Instagram selfie flipping off the camera with two hands

Sister solidarity: Both Kim and Kourtney shared the same meme on their Instagram Stories, which read: '4th of July has been cancelled due to a shortage of independence. Sincerely, Women'

Sister solidarity: Both Kim and Kourtney shared the same meme on their Instagram Stories, which read: ‘4th of July has been cancelled due to a shortage of independence. Sincerely, Women’

Lisa Rinna – who did celebrate the holiday with a dazzling red, white and blue bikini snap – reminded her followers: ‘While you are in between cocktails and hot dogs celebrating the 4th don’t forget Roe V Wade was overturned. Here’s why. #janeelliott Don’t let them take away ALL OF OUR RIGHTS.’

She added a video of iconic diversity expert and educator Jane Elliot.

Padma Lakshmi, a longtime vocal supporter of women’s reproductive rights, baked a cake with a powerful message.

On her red, white and blue confection, she wrote in icing: ‘separate church & state’

In her caption the Top Chef host penned: ‘Not much to celebrate this 4th, I’m afraid. Let’s just hope everyone can keep safe and peaceful today and that soon our nation veers away from this precipice. 

‘No matter what, we’ll keep fighting for the day where all humans have the same rights, at least of their own person and body, have privacy to make their own choices and to love whom they love and live in peace. #notahappy4th #fruitfromthegarden’ 

Dark days: The Supreme Court overruled the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision in June by upholding Mississippi's restrictive 15-week abortion ban

Dark days: The Supreme Court overruled the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision in June by upholding Mississippi’s restrictive 15-week abortion ban

Team Roe: Padma Lakshmi, a longtime vocal supporter of women's reproductive rights, baked a cake with a powerful message

Team Roe: Padma Lakshmi, a longtime vocal supporter of women’s reproductive rights, baked a cake with a powerful message

The A-listers were alluding to the U.S. Supreme Court reversal of Roe v. Wade last month, which Kourtney previously slammed for allowing guns to have ‘more rights than women.’ 

The Supreme Court overruled the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision in June by upholding Mississippi’s restrictive 15-week abortion ban.

‘The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe and Casey are overruled; and the authority to regulate abortion is returned to the people and their elected representatives,’ the decision said.

Dozens of celebrities spoke out to share their horror over the decision, including Kim Kardashian, Taylor Swift, Busy Philipps, Bette Midler, Hailey Bieber, and Sophie Turner – with many of them choosing to share Michelle Obama’s statement as well as their own thoughts on the issue.

58-year-old Obama was one of the first high-profile people to react to the decision.

The former First Lady described herself as ‘heartbroken’ while blasting the Supreme Court for ridding women of their ‘fundamental right to make informed decisions about their own bodies’.

‘I am heartbroken that we may now be destined to learn the painful lessons of a time before Roe was made law of the land – a time when women risked losing their lives getting illegal abortions,’ she wrote.

‘A time when the government denied women control over their reproductive functions, forced them to move forward with pregnancies they didn’t want, and then abandoned them once their babies were born.’ 

Refusing to stay silent: Dozens of celebrities spoke out to share their horror over the decision, including Kim Kardashian, Taylor Swift, Busy Philipps, Bette Midler, Hailey Bieber, and Sophie Turner - with many of them choosing to share Michelle Obama's statement as well as their own thoughts on the issue

Refusing to stay silent: Dozens of celebrities spoke out to share their horror over the decision, including Kim Kardashian, Taylor Swift, Busy Philipps, Bette Midler, Hailey Bieber, and Sophie Turner – with many of them choosing to share Michelle Obama’s statement as well as their own thoughts on the issue

Amy Schumer, 41, accused the Supreme Court of determining women’s rights by following the ‘intentions of a bunch of slave-owning rapists who’ve been dead for hundreds of years’.

She then appeared to take aim at Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who in 2018 and 2019 was accused of sexual assault by several women, writing on her Instagram Stories: ‘And women’s bodily autonomy should not be determined by men who’ve been accused of sexual assault.’

Both Obama and Schumer then urged pro-choice supporters to take action by fighting back against the decision, with former President Barack Obama’s wife urging her followers to ‘channel their frustration and anger into action’ by supporting organizations like Planned Parenthood and The United State of Women.

Taylor Swift, 32, said the move has left her ‘terrified’ about the state of the country, while Hailey Bieber, 25, described the landmark decision as ‘really really scary’.

Speaking out: Jeffrey Dean Morgan proved a powerful ally to women's rights with a damning post in June

Speaking out: Jeffrey Dean Morgan proved a powerful ally to women’s rights with a damning post in June


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