Billie Eilish briefly mentioned the US Supreme Court’s Roe vs Wade ruling during her batch of addresses in Glastonbury, saying she “can’t stand” thinking about it.
People around the world reacted with shock, sadness and horror after the US Supreme Court overturned the landmark 50-year-old Roe v. Wade decision, which guaranteed abortion rights across the country.
Prominent figures including Michelle Obama, Viola Davis and Taylor Swift have spoken out against the ad, as Phoebe Bridgers used her Glastonbury group to lead hymns against the Supreme Court.
When Bailey introduced her song, Your Power, she explained that the song is about the concept of power and those who abuse it.
Sitting alongside her brother Phineas O’Connell, she said, “The song we’re doing is I think one of our favorite songs we’ve written and it’s about the concept of power and how we should always remember how not to abuse it.
“And today is really a really, really dark day for women in the States. I’m only going to say that because I can’t bear to think about it any more at the moment.
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