American popstar Olivia Rodrigo left fans in tears with a surprise appearance by Lily Allen at Glastonbury today as the pair slammed a recent abortion ruling by the Supreme Court.
After performing a string of hits, the 19-year-old welcome the Not Fair singer on stage to huge screams from the crowd, as the pair declared their “devastation” and “terror” at the ruling.
This week, it was announced that the Supreme Court in America had decided to overturn the Roe vs Wade decision from 50 years ago, putting an end to guaranteed abortion rights.
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The ruling would make access to abortion decision decided on by each state, leaving millions concerned about what access their state will have to the procedure.
Joined on stage by Lily, Olivia began: ‘I’m very excited for this next one.’
“Today is a very, very special day. This is actually my first Glastonbury, and I’m sharing the stage with Lily which is the biggest dream come true ever.
‘But I’m also equally as heartbroken.’
She then went on to address Roe v Wade, saying: ‘I’m devastated and terrified and 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 s**t about freedom.
‘This song goes out to the Justices.’
The pair then went on to sing Lily’s song F*** You, and had the crowd bopping on their feet as the duo expressed their hatred for the Supreme Court Justices.
As they finished to a roaring crowd, Olivia concluded: ‘Wow, I’m going to cry, remembering that moment for the rest of my life.’
The crowd then went wild when Lily joined Olivia on stage. And fans at home were just as obsessed.
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I know “a Glastonbury moment” is a very overused term, but Olivia Rodrigo bringing Lily Allen out on stage to do *that* is one heck of a Glastonbury moment. Lovely stuff
Perfect: Olivia Rodrigo & Lily Allen singing Fuck You to the Supreme Court #Glastonbury #glasto #bbcglastonbury. Anyone else emotional?
Numerous people and celebrities have spoken out in horror against the ruling, including Viola Davis, Billie Eilish, Michelle Obama and Lizzo.
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