Lizzo and other celebrities react to the cancellation of Roe v. wade
The reversal of Roe vs. Wade The past week has shaken people in the United States, with protests erupting across the country in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling. Since the news broke, public figures have spoken out, loud and clear, as well as many celebrities.
Here’s what the folks in the entertainment industry have to say about the legal measure that will make access to abortion so much more dangerous for millions of people with wombs.
Olivia Rodrigo and Lily Allen
At her Glastonbury Festival in England, Olivia Rodrigo brought in Lily Allen to sing “F*** You” to the judges who knocked deer. You can read more about performance here.
Lizzo is committed to donating generously to organizations that help provide access to abortion. “I’m pledging $500,000 from my upcoming tour to Planned Parenthood and Abortion Rights. Live Nation has agreed to match, to make it $1 MILLION,” she said. tweeted.
I pledge $500,000 from my upcoming tour to Planned Parenthood and Abortion Rights. Live Nation agreed to match – to make $1 MILLIONJune 24, 2022
A visibly emotional Sophie Turner expressed exactly how she felt about the decision to reverse deer Going through instagram stories. ” To spill Roe vs. Wade sets us back 50 years,” she said.
“It won’t save any lives. It will kill and endanger millions of women who will end up having street abortions, unsafe street abortions and eventually dying.
“If it was actually about saving lives, if anybody cared about saving lives, then after any mass shooting that happened here in the United States, we would have control of the guns. It’s not about saving lives, it’s about controlling a woman’s body and controlling a woman’s right to choose. And that’s absolutely disgusting.”
Taylor Swift tweeted quote Michelle Obama’s statement on the decision, adding, “I am absolutely terrified that we have come to this – that after so many decades of fighting for women’s rights to their own bodies, today’s decision today has stripped us of it.”
I am absolutely terrified that we are here – that after so many decades of fighting for women’s rights to their own bodies, today’s decision has stripped us of them. https://t.co/mwK561oxxlJune 24, 2022
Harry Styles wrote on Instagram Stories: “I am absolutely devastated for the American people today. Watch your friends. Take care of each other. We are all in this together, and the fight has only just begun. Someday really dark for America.”
The singer also held up a fan’s sign during a recent performance that read, “My body, my choice.”
At Glastonbury, Billie Eilish said“Today is a really, really dark day for women in the United States and I’m just going to say this, because I can’t bear to think about it any longer right now.”
Shonda Rhimes tweeted“It’s happening.”
Jessica Biel tweeted: “I’m furious. What happened today is not just a disgusting step backwards for women – undermining our ability to make decisions for our own bodies…but it’s is also dangerous. You didn’t ban abortion, you banned access to SAFE abortion. #BansOffOurBodies.”
I am furious. What happened today is not only a disgusting setback for women – undermining our ability to make decisions for our own bodies… but it’s also dangerous. You didn’t ban abortion, you banned access to SAFE abortion. #BansOffOurBodiesJune 24, 2022
Halle Berry wrote“I’m outraged! What the Supreme Court did is bullshit. Something has to be done! Guns have more rights than women.
“Stop this war on women and get your laws away from our bodies. We must ban together and NOT accept this! We can’t just post about it, we must DO SOMETHING about it”
I am outraged! What the Supreme Court did is bullshit. Something has to be done ! Guns have more rights than women. Stop this war on women and get your laws away from our bodies. We must ban together and NOT accept this! We can’t just post about it, we have to DO SOMETHING about itJune 24, 2022
Danny DeVito contributed simply, “Supreme Court my ass.”
Viola Davis commented: “And so on…. Gutted. Now more than ever, we need to use our voice and our power! WE the people……
“The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.”
Padma Lakshmi wrote“People are always going to have abortions.
“These proceedings will not stop just because Roe v. Wade is overturned.
“It will only prevent safe and legal abortions from taking place.”
People will always have abortions. These proceedings will not stop simply because Roe v. Wade is knocked down. It will only prevent safe and legal abortions from taking place.June 24, 2022
“Let’s be clear: If you think government belongs in a woman’s womb, or business, or gay marriage, or that racism is okay, THEN PLEASE, IN THE NAME OF YOUR LORD, NEVER LISTEN TO MY MUSIC AGAIN. AND ALSO F*** RIGHT OFF. Are we okay?” P!nk tweeted.