American singer and flutist Lizzo has shared pictures of herself dressed up as Grogu, colloquially referred to as Baby Yoda, for her Halloween costume.
Baby Yoda is a character which appeared on the Star Wars Disney+ original television series The Mandalorian. He is a toddler member of the same unnamed alien species as the Star Wars characters Yoda and Yaddle, with whom he shares a strong ability in the Force.
“A representative from Grogu’s publicity team has issued a statement regarding the paparazzi photos taken last night:
“‘Grogu aka Baby Yoda aka The Child has no recollection of these events. In fact, these events never happened,’” the 33-year-old caption of the posts which shows her dressed up as Star Wars character.
Born Melissa Viviane Jefferson, the 3x Grammy award-winning superstar has become a household name with over 5 billion global streams and a platinum selling debut album to date. With the help of smash hits like the 7x Platinum “Truth Hurts,” the 3x Platinum “Good As Hell,” and the 2x Platinum “Juice,” Lizzo released her debut album CUZ I LOVE YOU on April 19th 2019, debuting at #6 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart and spending 24 consecutive weeks in the chart’s Top 10.
“Truth Hurts” became the longest running #1 by a solo female rap artist in history after spending 7 weeks atop the charts.
Since the release of CUZ I LOVE YOU, Lizzo has been named both Time Magazine and Entertainment Weekly’s 2019 Entertainer of the Year as well as gracing the covers of Rolling Stone, Billboard’s GRAMMY Preview Issue, British Vogue, Elle’s Women In Music Issue, and many others.
Lizzo had a showstopping opening performance at the 62nd Annual GRAMMY awards and took home 3 big wins, in addition to being the most nominated artist of the year.
In 2020 she also won awards for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist at the B.E.T Awards and both “Entertainer of the Year” and “Outstanding Video” at the NAACP Awards.
Her list of high profile TV performances also include the 2019 American Music Awards, VMAs, B.E.T Awards and SNL, in addition to in depth profiles on CBS This Morning’s GRAMMY primetime special and CBS Sunday Morning.