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Lizzo and Live Nation merge and pledge $ 1 million to Planned Parenthood following Roe v. Wade’s reversal

Written by Javed Iqbal

After the Supreme Court toppled Roe v. Wade last FridayLizzo has pledged $ 500,000 from his upcoming Planned Parenthood tour.

The “Truth Hurts” singer shared in a tweet that Live Nation will match her original $ 500,000, bringing the total amount to $ 1 million against Planned Parenthood.

“I promise $ 500,000 from my upcoming tour of Planned Parenthood and Abortion Rights. Live Nation agreed to match – to make it $ 1 MILLION,” she wrote.

Lizzo clarified that she will send money from the profits to the National Network of Abortion Funds after a fan asked her to send “money directly to abortion funds.”

LIZZO CRITICIZES TEXAS ABORTION LAW: ‘KEEP OUT OF MY BODY’

“The Special Tour” begins September 23 in Florida and ends in November in Los Angeles.

The singer has previously used its platform to be candid about the rights of reproductive and transgender people, specifically at the keynote session at the SXSW Film Festival in March.

That Houston, Texas native claimed she was not “proud to represent” the policies of her state.

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Lizzo teamed up with Live Nation to donate $ 1 million to Planned Parenthood after SCOTUS toppled Roe v. Wade last Friday. (Getty Images / Getty Images)

“I’m proud to represent Houston, but I’m not proud to represent Texas politics right now,” Lizzo told the audience. “There are very regressive laws being passed right now.”

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At the time, Lizzo was referring to Governor Greg Abbott’s decision to consider children’s transgender medical procedures as “child abuse.”

“They remove the right of young children to have a chance to live authentically like themselves. It is a violation of human rights,” she added.

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Lizzo has previously been candid about the rights of reproductive and transgender people, saying she is not “proud to represent” the political policies of Texas. (Getty Images / Getty Images)

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Lizzo spoke about Texas’ stance on abortion, which the state bans after six weeks, or after a heartbeat is detected.

“The abortion ban is cruel,” she said. “Take care of your case. Stay out of my body.”

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