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Lizzo’s Take On The Deborah Cox Challenge Will Leave You In Tears

You’d be hard-pressed to not crack a smile while watching it.

The Deborah Cox Challenge is the latest craze that’s taken over social media. For the vocal challenge, people make their best attempt to sing the Grammy-winning songstress’ 1998 classic, “Nobody’s Supposed To Be Here.” Most interpretations of the challenge have consisted of people showing off their vocal prowess with high notes and vocal runs. Tiffany Evans, Melanie Fiona, Queen Naija and Keke Palmer have attempted to sing the song. 

  • And now, Lizzo is the latest to offer her take on the challenge. She uploaded a series of clips on her Instagram Stories earlier this week. 

    The Truth Hurts” singer clears her throat and places a hand on her ear as if she is about to start singing. Instead, Lizzo playfully adlibbed in between lines while passionately lip synching and vibing along to the track. Of course, she threw in a few hilarious quips.

    You’d be hard-pressed to not crack a smile while watching it.

  • It was a much needed respite amid the first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden that took place that same night. 

    Lizzo herself shared a powerful 5-minute video imploring young people to use their vote to make a difference in the approaching presidential election.

    “Every time I speak, I never speak to a political party. I’m speaking to human beings, Lizzo said in the video. She then urged people, particularly young people, to vote, saying, “I’m talking to you. The newly turned 18-year-olds, the people who believe they don’t have power."

  • “Yes, to a degree, we are powerless, and, yes, it feels f***ing powerless. But god damn it. If these older generations believe in their power and take their a** to the polls and use that power no matter what, so should we,” she stressed. “Because this country is still going whether we want it to or not. The way this country does politics is still going whether we like the way they do politics or not. We can’t sit out. “I’m not telling who to vote for. I’m not telling you what to be.”

    Lizzo ended her sentiments by reminding people their future rests on what happens at the polls on November 3.

    “Regardless if you watched [the debate] or not, this election is happening with or without you. All I ask is for you to be present.”

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