Inexperienced Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong advised a British crowd this weekend that he’s “renouncing” his American citizenship following the US Supreme Courtroom’s monumental choice to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Acting at The London Stadium as a part of the prolonged ‘Hella Mega’ tour alongside Fall Out Boy and Weezer Friday, the night time that the choice was introduced, the ‘Basket Case‘ singer proclaimed: “Fuck America, I’m fucking renouncing my citizenship. I’m fucking coming right here.”
The punk hero defined, “There’s simply an excessive amount of fucking silly on this planet to return to that depressing fucking excuse for a rustic.” He maintained his place by saying, “Oh, I’m not kidding. You’re going to get quite a lot of me within the coming days.”
On the tour’s subsequent cease in Huddersfield on Saturday night time, Armstrong continued to show his disdain for the Supreme Courtroom and their choice, telling the viewers, “fuck the Supreme Courtroom of America” simply earlier than they jumped into their fan favorite ‘American Fool.’
This weekend noticed a number of American artists who have been performing within the UK use their platform to protest what’s occurring again residence. Heavyweights reminiscent of Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo, and Phoebe Bridgers all featured at Glastonbury on the weekend, and every condemned the Supreme Courtroom’s choice.
Rodrigo made the headlines when she introduced out Lily Allen to carry out ‘Fuck You’, devoted to 5 particular Justices: Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Amy Coney Barrett and Brett Kavanaugh. “We hate you!” Rodrigo cried.
Nation-pop icon Kacey Musgraves additionally received in on the motion at Worthy Farm. “Actually I’m fascinated about by no means going again to America,” She advised her viewers. “Anybody know anybody with positions for sheep farming? That sounds actually good proper now.” Elsewhere in her set she clarified, “I meant what I mentioned, it’s a scary time to be an American proper now.”
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