Glastonbury: Watch the incredible moment Olivia Rodrigo and Lily Allen dedicate 'F*** You' to US Supreme Court 1 month ago

Glastonbury: Watch the incredible moment Olivia Rodrigo and Lily Allen dedicate 'F*** You' to US Supreme Court

What an iconic moment

US pop star Olivia Rodrigo brought Lily Allen on stage at Glastonbury to dedicate the song 'F*** You' to members of the Supreme Court who just enabled US states to ban access to abortion.

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The 19-year-old performance at the festival's Other Stage on Saturday - the day after the Roe v Wade abortion law in the US was overturned, which will give individual states the right to ban abortion access. At least 25 states are now poised to introduce new laws, or reactivate old ones, making it illegal to access abortion. In some instances, this could include where the baby was conceived as a result of rape or incest.

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - JUNE 25: Olivia Rodrigo performs on the Other stage during day four of Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 25, 2022 in Glastonbury, England. The 50th anniversary of Glastonbury’s inaugural event in 1970 was postponed twice after two cancelled events, in 2020 and 2021, due to the Covid pandemic. The festival, founded by farmer Michael Eavis, is the largest greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images) Olivia Rodrigo called out the five members of the Supreme Court who voted for the abortion law to be changed (Photo: Getty)
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Reacting to the news in what became an inspiring first performance at Glastonbury Festival, Rodrigo said: "I’m devastated and terrified. So many women and so many girls are going to die because of this. I wanted to dedicate this next song to the five members of the Supreme Court who have showed us that at the end of the day, they truly don’t give a shit about freedom. The song is for the justices: Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh. We hate you."

"We hate you," Lily Allen agreed alongside her.

The pair were met with a roar from the crowd as they started performing Allen's 2009 hit. Thousands erupted as they chanted 'F*** You' in unison during the chorus.

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Joe Talbot said the decision on US abortion law “reversed the laws back to the middle ages” (Photo: Getty) Joe Talbot said the decision on US abortion law “reversed the laws back to the middle ages” (Photo: Getty)

It comes after Billie Eilish described Friday as "a dark day for women in America" during her headline set on Friday, in which the 20-year-old became the youngest artist to ever headline Glastonbury.

"I can't bear to think about it," she said to the crowd.

Leading the crowd to chant agains the court in her set, US star Phoebe Bridgers said: "Fuck America and all these irrelevant old motherfuckers trying to tell us what to do with our fucking bodies."

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Skunk Anise and Idles also blasted the news during their performances at Worthy Farm.

You can watch the iconic 'F*** You' moment at Glastonbury here (but just so you know, it contains very strong language):

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