‘F*cking Renouncing My Citizenship’: Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Leaving America for UK, Says ‘F*ck America’ Live on Stage

The criticism of the recent judgment about Roe v. Wade has intensified after the Supreme Court of the United States overturned the decision which legalized abortion in America. Various celebrities have also criticized the judgment. And the latest member to join that club is Billie Joe Armstrong.

Billie Joe Armstrong will “renounce” his US citizenship

Billie Joe Armstrong
Billie Joe Armstrong revealed he will renounce his US citizenship in the aftermath of the Row v. Wade judgment

Green Day frontman, Billie Joe Armstrong, told the audience gathered at his London concert that he is “renouncing” his United States citizenship in protest over the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. This is a very clear signal from the singer, who joins other celebrities in the judgment’s criticism.

Armstrong was performing in the London Stadium, just a few hours after the judgment was passed. The decision meant that abortion was no more legal. And the 50-year-old rock star lashed out at the decision.

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Billie Joe Armstrong has a clear message for America

Billie Joe Armstrong
Billie gave a message to America

In the course of the performance, which was a part of the Hella Mega tour his band is headlining alongside Weezer, Fall Out Boy, and others, Armstrong said some bold words. He said,

“F*** America. I’m f***ing renouncing my citizenship. I’m f***ing coming here.”

The crowd cheered in unison to indicate their approval of this decision. But the 50-year-old didn’t stop there. He went on,

“There’s just too much f***ing stupid in the world to go back to that miserable f***ing excuse for a country. Oh, I’m not kidding. You’re going to get a lot of me in the coming days.

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He yelled, “f*** the Supreme Court of America,” and went on to play the 2004 hit “American Idiot.”

Not the first time Armstrong has raised his voice

Billie Joe Armstrong
Not the first time he’s criticized someone in power

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Armstrong has previously described himself as politically independent. But that hasn’t stopped him from calling out politicians for their brazen acts. The politicians who have been at the receiving end of his criticism include former presidents George W. Bush and Donald Trump. He even showed his anger at Ted Cruz, following the recent mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, when he performed in front of a banner reading “F*** Ted Cruz.”

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Source: Yahoo!

Smriti Sneh
Smriti Sneh

Smriti Sneh is a Content Writer at Animated Times specializing in celebrities and everything pop-culture. Being a literature graduate from the University of Lucknow, she is cashing in on her writing skills by working in the entertainment news sector - studying literary theories by day, and navigating celebrity net worths through the night. Although you can find her writing poems at any and all hours.

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