Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry are among the famous faces expressing their displeasure ahead of Independence Day celebrations in light of recent controversies in the US.
this is a backlash to the US Supreme Court’s decision to end the country’s constitutional right to abortion by overturning the historic Roe v Wade verdict.
Kardashian retweeted a post to her Instagram story that read: “July 4 has been canceled due to lack of independence. Sincerely, Ladies” and added a pointed hand emoji to emphasize the statement.
Perry, who released the hit pop hit Firework in 2010, wrote on Twitter: “’Baby You’re a firework’ is 10 but women in America have less rights than a real fireworks person. the.”
Oscar-winning actress Jessica Chastain also tweeted sarcastically, posting a picture of herself with her middle finger.
“Happy Independence Day to me and my reproductive rights,” she wrote.
Sharing a sinister black-and-white video of a woman being dragged away by armed guards, Madonna called for “a revolution”.
“This is what life would be like if you were a woman in America,” she wrote.
“It’s not Independence Day for us. Let’s Start a Revolution! “
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Oscar-winning artist and producer Finneas, brother of Billie Eilish, wrote: “July 4 is my favorite day of the year.
“However, it is uncertain whether this year will be anything to celebrate.”
Many celebrities have condemned the reversal of the landmark 1973 ruling including Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo and Lily Allen.
During the recent Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, several artists criticized the decision including Phoebe Bridgers, Lorde and actor Kendrick Lamar.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/music/kim-kardashian-and-katy-perry-among-stars-to-protest-independence-day-41813905.html Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry among the stars to protest Independence Day