Grammy Award-winning musician Lizzo called for her supporters to restore bodily autonomy and defend reproductive freedom in a video published to mark the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark decision that once protected a person's right to choose reproductive health care without excessive government restriction.
Lizzo's video is part of a new campaign for her shapewear brand, Yitty, and was released alongside images in which she and several models speak out in defense of reproductive and transgender rights.
You can see it below.
Lizzo also posted about the campaign on Twitter.
In a speech directly to the camera, Lizzo said:
"Fifty years later we're still fighting the same fight for reproductive rights. We at Yitty are about body autonomy. We don't want to just liberate bodies through clothing; we want to liberate bodies through our voices."
"We believe that only you should have a say on what you do and how you feel about your body, and you should have access to reproductive health."
"As a brand committed to uplifting all people, we are devastated by the reversal of Roe v. Wade, and we want to highlight these incredible activists and people who are fighting the fight on the front lines."
"Because your body is nobody's business."
Among the models who participated in the campaign is a young woman named Chloe who revealed she was forced to have a child that died two days after it was born.
Many praised Lizzo for orchestrating the campaign and speaking out.
Republicans vowed to roll back reproductive rights even further in the event they took back control of Congress but November's midterm elections did not result in the "red wave" GOP pollsters and legislators had predicted.
The anniversary of Roe v. Wade fell one day after the March for Life demonstration in Washington, D.C., which attracted attendees from all around the country who vowed to continue speaking out against abortion and convince Americans that restoring reproductive rights would be an "unacceptable" development.