Billie Eilish, Phoebe Bridgers speak out at Glastonbury over Roe v. Wade ruling

As the primary evening of main performances started at Glastonbury Competition, among the largest feminine acts in music addressed the Supreme Courtroom’s overturning of Roe v. Wade, which eradicated the federal proper to abortions within the U.S.

Popstar Billie Eilish, the youngest headliner in Glastonbury historical past, launched her music “Your Energy” as she took the stage together with her brother and fellow artist Finneas.

“At this time is a extremely darkish day for girls within the U.S,” Eilish instructed the viewers at Worthy Farm. “I’m simply gonna say that as a result of I can’t bear to consider it any longer on this second. This music is devoted to that I suppose…”

The “Ocean Eyes” singer debuted her music ‘’TV’’ earlier this month which criticizes the web’s obsession with movie star drama and ignorance of reproductive rights.

“The web’s gone wild watching film stars on trial / Whereas they’re overturning Roe v. Wade,” learn a lyric within the music referencing the defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.

Indie-rock artist Phoebe Bridgers, who took the stage earlier, was additionally among the many artists at Glastonbury condemning the Supreme Courtroom’s choice. The “Movement Illness” singer wore an all-black swimsuit on stage as she spoke out concerning the court docket’s ruling.

Phoebe Bridgers carried out hits corresponding to “Scott Road” and “I Know the Finish” throughout day three of Glastonbury Competition on June 24, 2022.
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“In all honesty, [the festival] is like tremendous surreal and enjoyable. However I’m having just like the shittiest day ever,” Bridgers admitted to the packed crowd.

“Are there any People right here? Who desires to say f— the Supreme Courtroom on three?”

The viewers roared again because the Grammy-nominated artist led the mantra: “One, two three… F– the Supreme Courtroom! F– that shit. F– America… F– you.”

“All these previous, irrelevant motherf—kers making an attempt to inform us what to do with our our bodies,” Bridgers continued as she strummed her guitar.

Bridgers beforehand spoke out about abortion rights main as much as Friday’s occasions. She revealed to followers on Twitter that she had an abortion final October and “everybody deserves that entry” following the leak of the Supreme Courtroom’s drafts.

Feminine artists weren’t the one ones at Glastonbury who have been outspoken on the ruling.

Joe Talbot, lead singer of British rock band Idles, spoke out as he launched his music ‘Mom.’

“They only reversed the legal guidelines again to the center ages in America the place they’re simply deciding whether or not it must be unlawful to have an abortion or not.”

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - JUNE 24: Joe Talbot of Idles performs on the Other Stage during day three of Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 24, 2022 in Glastonbury, England. (Photo by Shirlaine Forrest/WireImage)
Welsh singer Joe Talbot of Idles condemned the Supreme Courtroom’s ruling throughout day three of Glastonbury Competition on June 24, 2022 in Glastonbury, England.
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Because the Glastonbury Competition continues all through the weekend, with performances from Paul McCartney, Lorde, and Kendrick Lamar to return, extra feedback concerning the landmark ruling could be anticipated.

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