“Today is a brutal reminder that war criminals will be honored”: Phoebe Bridgers Goes Political On Social Media, Shares Controversial Post Bashing Queen Elizabeth For Her Colonization And Exploitation Of 7 Decades

It’s not unusual for news about Queen Elizabeth’s passing to hit the internet. Earlier this year only, Queen Elizabeth’s death rumors first surfaced on the website Hollywood Unlocked. It claimed that the monarch had died, just days after she had tested positive for COVID-19 in February 2022. The news at the time was not true, however this time around, the headlines are accurate. Queen Elizabeth II passed away peacefully on Thursday at the age of 96.

Since the news of Queen Elizabeth’s passing has been reported, it has been all over social media. In addition to heartfelt tributes and sincere sentiments of gratitude, the internet is also responding with an onslaught of memes and some political opinions as well. An exploration of social media sites reveals how influential people, world leaders, and public figures have all shared their opinions. Phoebe Bridgers had something to say as well but it seems like she is on the controversial side of things.

The longest-reigning monarch in the UK, Queen Elizabeth II has passed away

Queen Elizabeth
Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II was placed under medical supervision on Thursday morning as the doctors were concerned about her declining health. Prince William, Prince Charles, and Prince Andrew rushed to be by her side as things were not looking good. The Queen’s demise was reported shortly after that. The royal family stated on Twitter, “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.” Prince Charles will be succeeding Queen Elizabeth II and has now become King Charles III.

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Phoebe Bridgers shares a post bashing Queen Elizabeth II

Phoebe Bridgers

The Motion Sickness singer calls out all the sympathy the passing of the Queen is getting in the most brutal way. Phoebe Bridgers has been known to make controversial comments from time to time. However, this recent post may have taken it to the next level. The post she shared was from the RISEindigenous Instagram account. It read:

Today we mourn all the stolen, violated, and traumatized lives who were affected and destroyed during Qween [sic] Elizabeth II’s reign. Today is a brutal reminder that war criminals will be honored while entire populations and societies bear the battle scars of colonial genocidal violence, invasion, religious persecution, and white supremacy.

The posts themselves talked about Queen Elizabeth II as a war criminal. It also stated how the Queen of the United Kingdom is glorified for her existence even after violating and traumatizing multiple lives. Multiple other brutal words are utilized in the post to describe Queen Elizabeth II. The message is already quite loud and clear that the singer has no prayers for the passing of the 96-year-old member of the British royal family.

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The singer does not shy away from being political on her social media

Phoebe Bridgers.
Phoebe Bridgers

Phoebe Bridgers’ political posts on her social media platforms are not new and she has indulged in them in the past as well. The singer admitted to having had an abortion earlier this year when it became known that the US Supreme Court was considering overturning Roe v. Wade. “I had an abortion in October of last year while I was on tour. I went to planned parenthood where they gave me the abortion pill. It was easy. Everyone deserves that kind of access” her Instagram story stated. The singer revealed that she had an abortion in October of last year while on tour and claimed that everyone should have access to it.

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Source: Page Six

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Bharat Vardhan
Bharat Vardhan

Bharat Vardhan is a content writer at AnimatedTimes. By nature, he is an extrovert who enjoys socializing, travelling, and seeing the world through the eyes of countless others instead of just his own. He is a firm believer of the saying "A jack of all trades is a master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one," and hence likes to explore his horizons. Bharat started writing for this very reason, and over time, developed a passion towards journalism.

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