Truth Hurts' is a song released by American singer and rapper Lizzo. It was released on September 19, 2017 by Nice Life Recording Company and Atlantic Records. It was written by Lizzo, Jesse Saint John, Mina Lioness, Steven Cheung (better known as Tele), and Ricky Reed, the latter two having co-produced the track. Though it did not chart at the time of its release, it later became a viral sleeper hit in 2019 after gaining popularity on the TikTok video sharing app. The song was included as a bonus track on the deluxe version of Lizzo's third studio album Cuz I Love You and reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Lizzo's first song to do so. The song's popularity was also bolstered by its appearance in the Netflix film Someone Great (2019). The accompanying music video has amassed more than 135 million views on YouTube.