Billie Joe Armstrong berated the U.S. in a profanity-laced tirade during Green Day’s show in London
Green Day diva Billie Joe Armstrong said he is mosting likely to relinquish his U.S. citizenship and move to England because he is so dismayed over the Supreme Court reversing site abortion case Roe v. Wade.
The “American Idiot” singer made the comments to a crowd at the band’s show in London on Friday. “F– America, I’m f– ing relinquishing my citizenship,” Armstrong said. “I’m f– ing coming right here.”
” There’s simply too much f– ing foolish in the world to return to that miserable f– ing justification for a country,” Armstrong included. “Oh, I’m not kidding. You’re going to get a lot of me in the coming days.”
Armstrong, 50, has actually been Green Day’s frontman since 1987. He’s amongst a number of liberal stars who have shared anger over the Supreme Court’s decision to rescind Roe.
Armstrong remained to slam America at Green Day’s show in Huddersfield, England, the following day, according to the Daily Mail. He called the justices “punctures” and also stated “f– the Supreme Court of America.”
This is not the first time Armstrong has actually shared dislike for the U.S. In Green Day’s hit 2004 track “American Idiot,” the band blew up American media.
” Don’t want to be an American pinhead/ One country regulated by the media/ Information age of hysteria/ It’s heading out to idiot America,” Armstrong sings in the track.
Armstrong was also outspoken regarding this disapproval for previous President Donald Trump. He sang, “No Trump, No KKK, no fascist USA,” during the band’s efficiency of “Bang Bang” at the American Music Awards in 2016.
Armstrong additionally contrasted Trump to Hitler in an interview with Kerrang! publication that very same year.
” The worst problem I see about Trump is who his followers are,” the vocalist informed the magazine. “I in fact feel negative for them, because they’re inadequate, working-class individuals that can not obtain a leg up. They’re simply pissed off and also he’s preyed on their temper.”
He included, “He simply stated, ‘You have no alternatives as well as I’m the just one, as well as I’m going to deal with it myself.’ I suggest, that’s f– king Hitler, man!”