Beyonce's Renaissance is shaping up to be one of the most popular albums of the year, but some fans were shocked when they heard one lyric from Heated. Beyonce, 40, sang: Spazzin on that ass, spazz on that ass. The song's lyrics, not used intentionally in a harmful way, will be replaced, according to the Beyonces camp.
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The term medical spastic derives from the medical spastic, a disability that makes it difficult for an individual to control their muscles, particularly in the arms and legs, and thats why The Guardian writer Hannah Diviney said their hearts sank when she heard the ableist slur on the song. I cannot explain why she chose to use ableist language.
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Lizzo said in a statement that a harmful word has been used against her. I understand the power words can have, whether intentionally or, in my case, unintentionally. Im grateful for this opportunity to be a part of the transformation I have been waiting to see in the world.
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