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Kendrick Lamar yells 'godspeed for women's rights' while wearing crown of thorns with fake blood dripping down his face

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Kendrick Lamar on stage at UK's Glastonbury Festival, wearing a shirt stained with fake blood and a diamond crown of thorns, with dancers in red in the background, on June 26 2022.
Kendrick Lamar performs at Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, England, on June 26, 2022.Samir Hussein/WireImage via Getty Images
  • Kendrick Lamar appeared to comment on SCOTUS overturning Roe v. Wade at his Glastonbury set on Sunday.

  • He adapted the lyrics of his song, "Savior," to say: "Godspeed for women's rights."

  • He was wearing a diamond crown of thorns and had fake blood drip down his face.

Kendrick Lamar rapped in support of women's rights while wearing a diamond-studded crown of thorns with fake blood running down his face on Sunday.

Lamar, a headline act at the UK's Glastonbury Festival, closed out with a rendition of "Savior," ending it by repeating the words: "They judge you, they judge Christ. Godspeed for women's rights."

The lyric — which does not appear in the original track — appeared to be a reference to the Supreme Court's Friday decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which ended almost 50 years of constitutionally-protected rights to abortion in the US. abortion rights in the US.

You can watch a video of his performance here.

The diamond crown — which also appears on the cover of his fifth studio album "Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers" — was made by Tiffany & Co., British Vogue reported.

It includes 8,000 micro pavé diamonds and has a total of 137 carats, the magazine reported.

Lamar, who is a Christian, said during his performance: "I wear this as a representation so that you'll never forget one of the greatest prophets that ever walked the earth. We're going to continue to try out best to walk in this image."

The blood ran down his forehead and soaked his white shirt midway through the performance.

Kendrick Lamar and his dancers, dressed in red and white, onstage during day five of Glastonbury Festival on June 26, 2022.
Kendrick Lamar at his Glastonbury performance on June 26, 2022.Joseph Okpako/WireImage via Getty Images

Lamar was not the only artist to lament the Roe v. Wade ruling over the weekend.

Olivia Rodrigo performed "Fuck You" alongside Lily Allen at Glastonbury on Saturday, and dedicated the song to the five justices who supported the ruling.

And at a concert in London on Friday, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong announced his intention to renounce US citizenship over the ruling, Billboard reported.

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