Green Day pb vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong didn’t mince words erstwhile helium revealed his contempt for the Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn Roe V. Wade. During the band’s performance astatine London Stadium for the Hella Mega circuit connected Friday, June 24 conscionable hours aft the majority-conservative tribunal ended the law close to abortion, Billie Joe told the audience, “F**k America. I’m f**king renouncing my citizenship. I’m f**king coming here,” arsenic seen successful the video below.
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The 50-year-old Grammy victor continued, yelling, “There’s conscionable excessively overmuch f**king anserine successful the satellite to spell backmost to that miserable f**king excuse for a country. Oh, I’m not kidding. You’re going to get a batch of maine successful the coming days.”
Billie Joe besides reportedly draped himself successful a Union Jack emblem and screamed “f**k the Supreme Court of America” earlier playing the band’s 2004 deed “American Idiot,” per the DailyMail. The instrumentalist besides allegedly called the Supreme Court justices “pr**ks” during his show of “Hitchin’ a Ride,” according to the outlet.
He joined a agelong database of luminaries who slammed Judge Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch and Amy Coney Barrett’s decision to onslaught down the 1973 landmark decision, including Taylor Swift, Halle Berry, Ireland Baldwin, Sophie Turner and galore much who voiced their outrage connected societal media.
Also locking arms with the personage women was The Mandalorian’s Pedro Pascal, who posted the telephone fig for Planned Parenthood connected his Instagram and wrote, “For me, nary alternate but to support warring with the radical successful reproductive justness who person been moving successful anticipation of this infinitesimal for a decennary oregon more; to garbage paralysis and perpetrate to ne'er getting utilized to number rule; to recognize this arsenic different damning reminder of what happens erstwhile the rights and lives of mediocre and marginalized radical are not understood arsenic the bedrock of justness and cardinal to our own.”
Meanwhile, Justices Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan issued dissenting opinions to the determination to fto states determine termination laws. In their statements, the justices said “no 1 should beryllium assured that this bulk is done with its work,” arsenic the determination opens the doorway to overturning same-sex marriage, contraception and different rights. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote successful a concurring sentiment that helium would not person overturned Roe v. Wade, however, helium would person upheld Mississippi’s instrumentality banning abortions aft 15 weeks.