Billie Joe Armstrong makes an important point of view following Roe V. Wade decision

On June 14, in a landmark ruling, the US Supreme Court voted to reverse a 50-year precedent by granting Roe v. Wade overturned the ruling that gave women the federal right to request an abortion. It had been expected for months that the court – now a Conservative majority – could overturn the verdict, per CNN. In the hours and days that followed, massive protests broke out in major cities across the country. Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok have all been flooded with memes, tweets, and posts about governing.

Celebrities from across the media also chimed in to share their two cents. Taylor Swift tweeted, “I’m absolutely shocked that we’re here — that after so many decades of people fighting for women’s rights to their own bodies, today’s decision took that away from us.” Michelle Obama published a widely circulated open letter to US citizens. Danny DeVito simply tweeted, “Supreme Court my *ss.”

Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong reiterated views similar to those outlined above, but vowed to take his activism a step further by renouncing his US citizenship.

Billie Joe Armstrong is past it

During a concert in London hours after the fall of Roe v. Wade made his feelings about the verdict clear to Billie Joe Armstrong. “F**k America. I’m a damn king renouncing my citizenship. I’m bloody king if I come here,” he reportedly told the British audience, per People. “Oh, I’m not kidding, you’re going to be getting a lot from me in the coming days.”

Due to the Glastonbury Festival, which took place over the weekend following the fall of Roe v. Wade, Britain became a hotspot for politically troubled celebrities, many of whom ran the festival. Olivia Rodrigo took the stage with Lily Allen and performed a cover of “F**k You,” which she dedicated to the five conservative justices at the court. “Today is a really, really dark day for women in America,” Billie Eilish said during her own set at the festival, per the BBC. “I’m only going to say this because I can’t bear to think about it any longer.”

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Phoebe Bridgers and Lorde expressed similar feelings. “Want to hear a secret, girl? Your bodies were meant to be controlled and objectified before you were born,” Lorde said, per Billboard. “This horror is your birthright.” Bridgers more succinctly summed up her (and many others’) feelings about the ruling: “I’m having such a shitty day,” she said, before leading a chant of “F**k the Supreme Court.”