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The Staples Center has issued a statement denying rumors that Lizzo has been banned from the venue following her controversial thong dress.

"She is not banned from the Staples Center and is welcome here anytime," Lee Zeidman, president of Staples Center, Microsoft Theater and LA Live, told Billboard. "It's ridiculous that these rumors get started and that people write these types of things without making any attempt to find out the truth. It's very lazy and disrespectful."

Lizzo faced backlash after wearing the dress to a recent game, and the rumor mill quickly got to work with the news of the ban, but as you can see, that is not the case.

It wasn't all bad news for Lizzo. The Houston Rockets recently reached out to her on Twitter to inviter her to a game and join the Clutch City Dancers for their dance performance at the Toyota Center court.