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A small but vocal corner of the internet has recently become quite upset at Lizzo. While onstage at a concert in Washington, D.C., earlier this week, the Houston pop star played two notes on a 1813 crystal flute once owned by James Madison, the fourth U.S. president. That was, apparently, a terrible thing to do to an artifact no one knew existed until Lizzo brought it to their attention. NOBODY HAS EVER HEARD THIS FAMOUS CRYSTAL FLUTE BEFORENOW YOU HAVEIM THE FIRST & ONLY PERSON TO EVER PLAY THIS PRESIDENTIAL 200-YEAR-OLD CRYSTAL FLUTE— THANK YOU @librarycongress ❤️ pic.twitter.com/VgXjpC49sO— FOLLOW @YITTY (@lizzo) September 28, 2022 The crystal flute was loaned to Lizzo (for, like, thirty seconds total) by the Library of Congress, which has a surprisingly…
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