Olivia Rodrigo and Lily Allen joined forces to bring “F— You” to Glastonbury, with a performance dedicated to the judges of the United States Supreme Court who overturned the Roe v. Wade case, which brought landmark 1973 defended a woman’s choice to have an abortion.
The hit “Driver’s License” introduced Allen to love on stage on Saturday (June 25), shortly before throwing some harsh words at the Supreme Court in front of a crowd of thousands. festival.
“Someone I love so much is here today,” Rodrigo announced to the audience. “I think she is the most incredible musician, the most incredible artist, the most incredible person, and I am so lucky that she is here singing with me today. Could you please excuse Miss Lily Allen? “
With Allen at his side, Rodrigo then made the Supreme Court decision that the states will now decide what a woman can do with her body. (Abortion is expected to be illegal in at least 16 states in the future, and if restrictions on abortion are considered, that number will increase to 23.)
Mr Rodrigo said: “I am absolutely terrified and scared that so many women and so many girls will die from this. “I wanted to dedicate this follow-up song to the five members of the Supreme Court who showed us that at the end of the day, they really don’t think—about freedom.”
“This song belongs to Judges Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Amy Coney Barrett and Brett Kavanaugh. We hate you,” Rodrigo declared, while Allen gracefully removed them.
The two sang Allen’s 2009 single “F— You,” from her Album It’s Not Me, It’s You.
Below, check out Rodrigo’s speech and clips of the duo’s performance of “F— You” uploaded by fans.
🎥 | Olivia talks about Roe V. Wade’s inversion of law, at the Glastonbury Festival. pic.twitter.com/NA4xWsOzVC
– Olivia Rodrigo Daily (@DailyRodrigo) June 25, 2022
This story first appeared on Billboard.com.