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Lizzo Announces Break From Twitter After "Too Many Trolls" Attack Her. Lizzo is her own soulmate. She doesn't need Twitter to make her feel good. In possibly sad news for her followers, the singer announced on Sunday night that she'll be taking a break from Twitter. The respite is coming as a response to "too many trolls" trying to get her down. As the star said in her tweet, "Yeah I can't do this Twitter sh*t no more.. too many trolls... I'll be back when I feel like it." The musician did not reveal what specifically inspired her decision to take a break from the social media site. It's likely a combination of a lot of factors (as it is for just about anyone who goes on a social media cleanse), but it's still sad to see that she feels overwhelmed by negativity on the site, especially given the overwhelming positivity she spreads to her fans. On Jan. 4, for example, one Twitter user shared a selfie on their account that they said would not have been posted had it not been for Lizzo's body positivity. Sharing a mirror selfie, the Lizzo fan wrote, "Was a bit nervous to post this photo, but my girl @lizzo has motivated me in numerous ways to celebrate who I am and to love the way God created me. A few of my followers wanted to see so here's the photo." Moved by the fan's message, the musician quoted the tweet and gushed, "THIS is why I do what I do! Shine sista!!!!!" The star does not appear to be taking a break from Instagram, thankfully. It's not clear why Lizzo feels the need to break up with Twitter for a bit. It could partially be due to the negative backlash she received when she danced at a Lakers game with her nearly bare butt on full display. It was just another example of the star being the carefree, self-love queen she is, but the response was far from loving. As one user tweeted, "I'm tired of seeing Lizzo's butt all over the place." Chimed in another, "Yo Lizzo need to chill out, body positivity has a limit." The 31-year-old went live on Instagram to respond to the backlash. "Never ever let somebody stop you or shame you from being yourself," she said in the video. "This is who I've always been. Now everyone's looking at it. And your criticism can just remain your criticism. Your criticism has no effect on me. Negative criticism has no stake in my life." Now, it seems as though the star needs a break from the digital world to be able to focus on not letting internet trolls get her down. Take all the time you need, Lizzo! (Eonline)

Kanye West has taken his Sunday Service all over North America -- from Coachella to a Houston megachurch to Skid Row and all the way to Jamaica -- but now he wants to head further overseas. TMZ's learned the rapper plans to go global with his gospel movement in 2020, and has his sights set on locations in Europe and Africa to start. We're told his muse and sole focus in the new year is to bring the word of God to people via his Sunday Service. Our Kanye sources say he has no interest in traditional touring for his music anymore, but he does plan to keep recording gospel tunes with his choir ... which he continues to fund on his own. We're told he's got another album in mind with the choir too. As we reported ... he and his Sunday Service choir dropped its anticipated, "Jesus is Born," gospel album just in time for Christmas. As we've covered ... Kanye's been putting on the Sunday shows on a weekly basis, but our sources say that will be spread out a little more once the events start going down all over the world as opposed to just the U.S. The shows won't stop in America either ... Ye's already set to team up with Joel Osteen again and play Yankee Stadium in May with his choir. It will be part of Osteen's 'Night of Hope' tour, which he takes to several cities across the country. Following that ... Chicago, and maybe L.A., Detroit and Miami. And, of course, you can expect Kanye's SS to Keep visiting unexpected locations too ... like L.A.'s Skid Row last week. (TMZ)

Justin Bieber's 'Yummy' on Track for U.K. Top 10. Justin Bieber should get another taste of the U.K. top ten with "Yummy," his comeback single. The Canadian pop singer's new tune, his first solo release in more than two years, opens at No. 8 on the Official U.K. Charts Company's First Look survey, which compiles sales and streaming activity from the past weekend. If it powers-on through the week, "Yummy" will be Bieber's 18th top 10 in the U.K. It's the first track lifted from the Bieber's forthcoming fifth studio album, due out in 2020. "Yummy," however, is well off the pace set by Stormzy's "Own It" (Atlantic/Merky), featuring Ed Sheeran and Burna Boy, which is heading for a second week at No. 1. Also, Lewis Capaldi is enjoying a strong start to the chart year. The British singer has two tracks in the top 10, led by "Before You Go" (EMI) at No. 2 and "Someone You Loved" at No. 6, while "Bruises" is just outside the top 10, at No. 12. The Official U.K .Singles and Albums Charts are published late Friday, local time. (Billboard)

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