Megan Thee Stallion hits out at US Supreme Court’s anti-abortion ruling during Glastonbury set
“My body, my damn choice!” Megan Thee Stallion lashes out at US Supreme Court anti-abortion ruling as she takes stage at Glastonbury
Megan Thee Stallion has become the latest Glastonbury star to strike at the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic reversal of the Roe V Wade ruling when she attended The Other Stage at the festival.
In an outburst-laden tirade, the rapper insisted she “doesn’t support this nonsense” in response to the court’s ruling, which overturned the constitutional right to abortion in the US, meaning individual states can decide whether to proceed with the procedure. can be made illegal.
Megan is one of the stars who have spoken out against the court’s ruling, with Olivia Rodrigo bringing Lily Allen onstage to perform her hit song F**k You in response to the news.
Furious: Megan Thee Stallion is the latest Glastonbury star to strike at the historic destruction of the US Supreme Court’s Roe V Wade ruling when she went to The Other Stage
Addressing the audience during her set, Megan said, “You know I wouldn’t be myself if I didn’t say anything about these stupid men.
“Texas really embarrasses me right now, all of you. The hot girls and hot guys don’t support this shit. My body, my motherf*****g choice!’
The Supreme Court ended the constitutional protections for abortion that have been in place for nearly 50 years by deciding to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade ruling and return the power to individual states to decide whether the proceedings are already underway. then not allowed.
The judges ruled that the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision permitting abortions performed before a fetus would be viable outside the womb — between 24 and 28 weeks gestation — was wrongly made because the U.S. Constitution makes no specific mention of abortion rights.
Rebellious: The rapper insisted she ‘don’t support this shit’ in response to court ruling that ended US constitutional right to abortion
The ruling means individual states now have the power to decide whether to ban abortion. The Guttmacher Institute, a pro-choice research group, has said 26 states are now “sure or likely” to ban abortion.
The decision means that women with unwanted pregnancies in much of America will now be faced with the choice of traveling to another state where the procedure will remain legal and available, buying abortion pills online or undergoing a potentially dangerous illegal abortion.
Speaking at the White House, President Joe Biden said it was “a sad day for the court and the country” and cited the Supreme Court’s decision to reverse Roe v. Wade — and make terminations illegal for millions American women – ‘wrong’, extreme and unattainable’.
Furious: Megan is one of the stars who have spoken out against the ruling, with Olivia Rodrigo bringing Lily Allen onstage for a performance of her single F**k You
Biden accused the court of “explicitly taking away a constitutional right that is so fundamental to so many Americans,” vowed the fight over abortion rights “isn’t over” and said his administration will do everything it can to fight efforts to kill women. to travel to other states to obtain abortions.
Earlier in the day, Olivia also shared her outrage at the ruling, bringing Lily Allen onstage for a performance of her song F**k You.
The American singer attended The Other Stage at Worthy Farm, where she said she was “devastated and terrified” by the ruling that ended the US constitutional right to abortion, meaning individual states could decide whether abortion could be illegal. to be made.
She said, ‘I’m heartbroken and terrified’ [by the ruling] and because of this so many women and girls will die and I wanted to dedicate this next song to the five members of the Supreme Court who showed us at the end of the day that they really don’t care about freedom.”
Emotional: Billie Eilish also admitted it was a ‘dark day for women’ after US Supreme Court decision to overthrow Roe V Wade
After her words drew a huge round of applause from the audience, Olivia addressed the Supreme Court justices individually, saying, “This song goes out to Judges Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Amy Coney Barrett and Brett Kavanaugh.”
Fellow pop star Lily, 37, was seen raising the middle finger while onstage, before saying, “We hate you!” as the pair launched the expletive-filled song.
It comes after Billie Eilish admitted it was a “dark day for women” following the US Supreme Court decision when she headlined the Pyramid Stage on Friday night.
Billie cursed the ‘old’ Supreme Court justices ‘who try to tell us what to do with our bodies’ after admitting she was a real [expletive] day after notification of the verdict’.
Devastating: The singer told the audience she ‘couldn’t think about’ the verdict before dedicating a song to all those affected