'American Idiot': Billie Joe Armstrong trolled after saying he's moving to the UK after Roe v Wade

Billie Joe going against the ruling comes a day after musicians like Taylor Swift, Pearl Jam, and Billie Eilish spoke against the court’s order


                            'American Idiot': Billie Joe Armstrong trolled after saying he's moving to the UK after Roe v Wade
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong performs at Glastonbury 2022 (Photos by [email protected])
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A list of public figures have condemned the US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the historic Roe V Wade ruling and Green Day’s frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is the latest addition to it. Expressing his valuable opinion during his performance in London over the weekend, the punk rock musician asserted “there's too much f**king stupid in the world to go back to that miserable excuse for a country.”

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Billie Joe Armstrong speaking against the Supreme Court’s ruling comes a day after musicians like Taylor Swift, Pearl Jam, Olivia Rodrigo with Lily Allen, Billie Eilish, and her brother Finneas among others came forward to speak against the court’s order. Social media users clowned the singer-songwriter brutally while dubbing him an “American Idiot” which is also the name of one of his most popular songs and studio albums.

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'I'm f**king renouncing my citizenship'

Billie Joe Armstrong, in the middle of his set, decided to address one of the biggest controversies surrounding the nation. Speaking on Supreme Court's overturning of the landmark Roe V Wade, the 50-year-old crooner told the audience, “F**k America." The singer continued, "I'm f**king renouncing my citizenship. I'm f**king coming here.” He added, “There's too much f**king stupid in the world to go back to that miserable excuse for a country” before concluding, “Oh, I'm not kidding. You're going to get a lot of me in the coming days.” His controversial remarks were reportedly met with a huge cheer and applause from the crowd.

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Olivia Rodrigo, who on June 25 performed in England at Glastonbury 2022, too called out the Supreme Court justices who voted to overturn abortion law in the US. The 19-year-old crooner brought Lily Allen on stage as they sang to the latter’s hit single ‘F**k You’. The latter even showed the middle finger as a way to protest the US Supreme Court’s latest decision. However, before breaking into the song, the former Disney star revealed she was “devastated and terrified”. She also called out the names of the justices at her debut at Glastonbury Festival.

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‘Trying very hard to keep that rebel image alive’

Social media users thronged to Twitter to troll the Green Day star as one of the users posted, “Stop it, your cry for attention will be heard for a few days only, when you come to your senses and come back to America you will realize that there is no place like it in the world. Just keep making good music, keep entertaining us and leave the politics to politicians.” Another stated, “Being critical is one thing. Being blatantly disrespectful is another.” One user shared, “Never listening to Green Day again.”  Whereas, one added that Billie Joe was “Trying very hard to keep that rebel image alive.”

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The next one tweeted, “Is he taking his American money with him or is he leaving it behind? I'll wait.” Meanwhile, another added, “I don’t think he really understands what this entails.” And one dubbed him, “American Idiot” referring to the title of one of his songs. Another user concluded, “He’ll be fine. Children always have an extreme reaction at first to things they don’t like. After he kicks and screams while pounding on the floor, he’ll spin out and calm down. He just needs one of dad’s special hugs.”

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