“So many women and so many girls are going to die because of it,” the 19-year-old pop sensation Olivia Rodrigo told fans on Saturday at the Glastonbury Festival in England. With news about the Supreme Court of the United States decision flip Roe vs. Wade Still fresh in everyone’s mind, the California-born artist clearly expressed her opinion on the matter.
as a guest artist Lily Allen Joined by her, Rodrigo dedicated a duet to Allen’s track “fuck you“To the five members of the Supreme Court who have shown us that in the end they don’t give a shit about liberty.” he re-listed Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Amy Connie BarrettAnd Brett KavanaughThe middle fingers applauded as Alan’s name sounded. (This was a particularly friendly gesture in Anglo-American relations, as the Brits “backwards v“Bird” instead of “as we do in the United States”. It’s good to understand colleagues.)
Rodrigo and Alan then announce “We hate you!” SCOTUS to the judges, as the crowd cheered. A very touching moment, set to the agreed major ragas.
later in the day, Megan The Stallion words were for the same effect. “You know I wouldn’t be me if I didn’t say anything about these stupid-ass men,” she said, “hot girls and hot boys don’t support this crap. Like my body, my bastard!”
that then led the crowd In a call-and-response to that phrase, then asked everyone to “dedicate this shit to these bastards” with their middle fingers.
As the night progressed, the headlines gathered, Sir Paul McCartney, now the oldest to be listed at the top of the bill of festivities, and can claim to be the first octogenarian. (Friday’s headliner, Billy ElishoIs young man20 hrs.)
The two-hour set received a good response, although the legendary hitmaker did Scolding Looks like the crowd only wants to hear the hits. “A Galaxy of Stars” is how he described the audience holding up their cellphones during an old Beatles tune, but “when we do a new song, it’s a black hole.”
there was also one uncomfortable moment When the video screen included a pre-recorded bit for the tune “My Valentine”. Imagery includes clips that include Natalie Portman (cheering!) more Johnny Depp (record scratch).