'So many women and so many girls are gonna die because of this': Olivia Rodrigo calls out the five SCOTUS justices who voted to overturn Roe on Glastonbury stage and then duets 'F**k You' with Lily Allen
- Olivia Rodrigo namechecked the five SCOTUS justices who voted to overturn Roe v. Wade during her Glastonbury Festival performance on Saturday
- Rodrigo, 19, said she was 'devastated and terrified' by the ruling, adding: 'So many women and so many girls are gonna die because of this'
- She the dedicated Lily Allen's 2009 hit F**k You to the conservative justices
- Allen, flipping her middle finger and saying she 'hates' the justice, joined Rodrigo on stage to perform the song
- Their performance came amid a weekend of protests sweeping the U.S.
Olivia Rodrigo called out the Supreme Court justices who voted to overturn Roe v. Wade during her performance at the Glastonbury Festival in the UK.
Rodrigo, 19, name-checked the five conservatives who stripped away women’s constitutional protections for abortion before issuing them a message of: 'F**k you.'
'This song goes out to the justices Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Amy Coney Barrett, and Brett Kavanaugh,' Rodrigo told Saturday's crowd as she welcomed British pop star Lily Allen to the stage.
Allen, 37, joined Rodrigo to perform her 2009 hit F**k You in response to the high court's controversial ruling.
The overturning of Roe, which has caused uproar across the U.S., means that individual states now have the power to decide on whether to ban abortion. The Guttmacher Institute, a pro-choice research group, has said that 26 states are 'certain or likely' to ban the procedure.
Abortion was outlawed in 18 states as soon as Roe was overturned, thanks to specially-devised 'trigger laws' and historic bans that were automatically reenacted after Friday's ruling.
Saddened: Olivia took to The Other Stage at Worthy Farm where she said she was 'devastated and terrified' by the ruling which ended the constitutional right to abortion in the US, meaning individual states could decide whether abortion can be made illegal
Lily Allen, 37, joined American singer Rodrigo, 19, on stage to perform the song in response to the US Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v Wade
Republican appointed-Justices Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett all voted to strike down Roe along with Samuel Alito. Rodrigo specifically called out the five justices during her performance Saturday
Rodrigo took to The Other Stage at Worthy Farm on Saturday where she said she was 'devastated and terrified' by the SCOTUS ruling which ended the constitutional right to abortion in the U.S.
‘Today is a very, very special day. This is actually my first Glastonbury, and I’m sharing the stage with Lily [Allen] which is the biggest dream come true ever. But I’m also equally as heartbroken,' she said.
'I'm devastated and terrified [by the ruling] and so many women and girls are going to die because of this.'
'I wanted to dedicate this next song to the five members of the Supreme Court who showed us at the end of the day they truly don't give a s*** about freedom.'
After her words prompted huge applause from the audience, the Good 4 U singer went on to address the SCOTUS justices individually, calling them each out by name.
Rodrigo then introduced her guest performer.
‘Someone that I absolutely adore is here today,' she said of Allen. 'I think she’s the most incredible song-writer, the most incredible artist, the most incredible person, and I’m so lucky that she’s here singing with me today.’
Allen flipped the middle finger as she stood on stage, before saying: 'We hate you guys!' as the pair launched into the expletive-filled song.
Allen was seen giving the middle finger on stage as she performed on Saturday
Lily Allen has revealed she's 'overwhelmed' after performing her 2009 hit F**k You with Olivia Rodrigo at Glastonbury on Saturday
Allen took to Instagram following the surprise appearance and explained how happy she was to get back on stage after almost three years sobriety
After the show, Allen revealed she was 'overwhelmed' after performing alongside Rodrigo. She took to Instagram following the surprise appearance and explained how happy she was to get back on stage after almost three years sobriety.
Allen, who attended the festival with her two daughters Marnie Rose and Ethel, also shared how she was thrilled her kids got to see her perform.
Alongside footage from the performance, she wrote: ‘So overwhelmed watching this stuff back in the car home. So many emotions. My babies got to see their mamma slay Glastonbury with their favourite pop star today.
'I actually made them proud! And with nearly 3 yrs sobriety under my belt. So happy.’
The Smile songstress has been candid about her addiction struggles and has now celebrated this special moment after quitting drink and drugs.
Allen, who attended the festival with her two daughters Marnie Rose and Ethel, was thrilled her kids got to see her perform
The Smile songstress has been candid about her addiction struggles and has now celebrated this special moment after quitting drink and drugs
Rodrigo has continued to express her frustrations with the ruling online, posting pro-abortion messages to her Instagram stories on Sunday.
In one post, the Driver's License hitmaker shared a clip of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) defending abortion rights last month when the draft of the majority opinion overturning Roe was leaked.
'I do not think that 50 percent of America should be told that they have to put their bodies at risk of life or death without their consent,' Gillibrand said in the footage Rodrigo shared.
'I hope every human being in this country understands that when you take away a woman’s right to make decisions about her health and well-being, she is no longer a full citizen. She no longer has freedom, she no longer has bodily autonomy, she no longer has basic civil rights or civil liberties.
'This is a life or death moment, and we need to fight like it is.'
The Disney Channel alum also shared a post from former First Lady Michelle Obama, 58, in which she slammed the decision, describing herself as 'heartbroken' while blasting SCOTUS for ridding women of their 'fundamental right to make informed decisions about their own bodies'.
Rodrigo concluded her slew of posts by sharing a link to AbortionFinder.org, a website that helps women find verified abortion providers. The site also offers information and resources about the different types of abortion procedures.
Rodrigo concluded her slew of posts by sharing a link to AbortionFinder.org, a website that helps women find verified abortion providers. The site also offers information and resources about the different types of abortion procedures
Rodrigo has continued to express her frustrations with the ruling online, posting pro-abortion messages to her Instagram stories on Sunday
The Supreme Court ended 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 hand back power to individual states to decide whether or not to permit the procedure.
The justices held that the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that allowed abortions performed before a fetus would be viable outside the womb - between 24 and 28 weeks of pregnancy - was wrongly decided because the U.S. Constitution makes no specific mention of abortion rights.
The decision means that women with unwanted pregnancies in large swathes of America will now face the choice of traveling to another state where the procedure remains legal and available, buying abortion pills online or having a potentially dangerous illegal abortion.
In an address at the White House, President Joe Biden said it was 'a sad day for the court and the country' and called the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade - and making terminations illegal for millions of American women - 'wrong, extreme and out of touch'.
Accusing the court of 'expressly taking away a constitution right that is so fundamental to so many Americans', Biden vowed the fight over abortion rights 'is not over' and said his administration will do everything in its power to combat efforts to restrict women from traveling to other states to obtain abortions.
There are 18 states that have near-total bans on their books, while four more have time-limit band and four others are likely to pass new bans if Roe is overturned
Abortion was automatically outlawed in 18 US states as soon as Roe v. Wade was overturned, thanks to specially-devised 'trigger laws' and historic bans that were automatically reenacted after Friday's ruling
Protests erupted on Friday following the court's ruling and continued throughout the weekend.
Hundreds of demonstrators descended on the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., on Friday and Saturday to denounce the justices' decision. The fenced-off area in front of the high court was filled largely with those demanding abortion rights.
Crowds carried posters with slogans such as 'Abort SCOTUS.' One protester carried a placard that said 'limit guns, not women' in reference to another Supreme Court decision this week expanding gun rights.
The Arizona Capitol building was besieged by pro-abortion protesters Friday night, forcing riot cops to fire tear gas to disperse the angry crowd.
Protesters in South Carolina clashed with police on Saturday when hundreds overcrowded the streets and six people were arrested by police.
And in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday night, a group of protesters smashed windows and vandalized several buildings.
Dozens were arrested in New York City and Los Angeles over the weekend as demonstrators flooded the downtown streets.
Tear gas coming from officers firing out of the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix on Friday is visible as pro choice protesters march outside
Chaos erupted in Greenville, South Carolina when police tackled four men to the ground to arrest them after the crowd failed to disband after one hour of protest. Demonstrators claimed police tased one of the men
Hundreds of demonstrators descended on the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., on Friday and Saturday (pictured) to denounce the justices' decision
A protester lights a cigarette on a burning American Flag while marching with abortion-rights activists in DC on Friday
Protesters clashed with police in Los Angeles on Saturday (pictured) during the second day of demonstrations
A protester in New York City holds a sign saying 'No sex with men until Roe v Wade is protected'
Scrawled in black and red spray paint on one building in Portland was: 'Death to SCOTUS.' Another message read: 'Abort the Court' (pictured) Protesters posed with the graffiti
On day three of the protests this weekend, emotional protests and prayer vigils turned to resolve as several states enacted bans and both supporters and opponents of abortion rights mapped out their next move.
As of Sunday, most of the Roe protests had remained peaceful apart from a pickup truck that drove through a group of demonstrators in Cedar Rapids, running over a woman's foot.
Meantime, women have launched social media campaigns for 'sex strikes' in which they are threatening to withhold sex from men 'until abortion rights are federal law.'
'Women of America: Take the pledge. Because SCOTUS overturned Roe v. Wade, we cannot take the risk of an unintended pregnancy, therefore, we will not have sex with any man — including our husbands — unless we are trying to become pregnant,' one Twitter user wrote.
'I live in New York and I am DOUBLE FURIOUS with the Supreme Court. I want to find people who are coordinating a mass sex strike. That is our power,' another woman raged. 'Women have the power here. No more sex until abortion rights are federal law.'
There were also calls for 'sex strike' across the country as terms including #SexStrike and #abstinence began trending online.