Since landing her 2017 sleeper hit “Truth Hurts” on the Billboard Hot 100 charts for a record-breaking seven-weeks — which is on pace to become the longest-charting No. 1 by a female rapper — Detroit-born superstar Lizzo has found herself embroiled in controversy regarding the song's opening line and the year's most viral lyric. As of this week, Lizzo has finally broken the silence. She's also filed a lawsuit against her accusers.
Truth Hurts was written in June fyi— someone made a meme on IG that said “I’m 100% that bitch” and we were inspired, I give that meme credit when I talk about making the song. I’ve never seen ur viral tweet but I’m glad it exists.— #STREAMTRUTHHURTS (@lizzo) February 9, 2018
I just took a DNA Test, turns out I’m a credited writer for the number one song on Billboard.— Legendina (@MinaLioness) October 23, 2019
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