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Lizzo gives A+ to teacher who empowers students with ‘Truth Hurts’ remix

(WKOW) — A California teacher’s video remix of Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts” that teaches her students to, “be great,” caught the attention of the singer herself.”

Lizzo took notice at the viral post, tweeting, “this is the best thing I’ve watched all day.”

In the video posted to the school’s Facebook page, second-grade teacher Dorothy Mallari of Los Medanos Elementary School in Pittsburg, California, dances across the desks while singing with her students.

The song is about boy problems, but Mallari reworked the lyrics to focus on empowering her students in her class.

“Let’s be great, ‘cuz I know we are great,” the students sang with their teacher. “I just took an ELA test, turns out I’m 100% that smart… even when I’m feeling lazy.”

Mallari and her students are scheduled to be on Good Morning America Friday morning, Nov. 8, on WKOW right after Wake Up Wisconsin.



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