There are a few things we can say for sure about Lizzo, the superstar certainly knows how to double up on the Christmas cheer, and she most definitely subscribes to the idea of “calling your mom,” in fact the singer took that one step further this holiday season.
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On Instagram, the “Truth Hurts” singer revealed the generous Christmas present she gave her mom this year. In her video, we see Lizzo’s mom, Shari Johnson-Jefferson is surprised as she heads down the driveway and opens her eyes, where a brand new black Audi, topped with a giant red bow is awaiting her delight. Jefferson immediately starts crying tears of happiness.
Lizzo captioned her post, “Got my mommy a brand new Audi for Xmas." She continues, “I remember crying in my car when my daddy passed, no job no money nowhere to live, wishing I could one day provide for my family." Finally, she concludes with this heartwarming sentiment, “I couldn’t do it for my dad so ima make sure I spoil Mama. Happy holidays y’all.”
In the video, we hear the “Bop star” jubilantly say to her mom “got you an Audi girl!” Shari exclaims, “You see these things on television and you never expect them to happen to you.”
In 2009, when Lizzo’s father passed, she was studying at the University of Houston on a music scholarship where she focused on classical flute.
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With the massive success of her album, Cuz I Love You, the artist was able to use her wealth to completely change her fortune within ten years. On New Year’s Eve 2019 Lizzo tweeted, “I told my mama I can buy her a house. Anything can happen in a decade.”
Now in 2020 Lizzo added a brand new car that will proudly sit in the driveway of her mother’s home.