Phoebe Bridges has come under fire from fans who criticized her for sharing a statement that said the Queen’s reign was ‘theft, infringement and loss of life’.
The singer’s post came after the death of Britain’s longest-reigning Queen Elizabeth II, who died ‘peacefully’ at the age of 96 in Balmoral, Scotland, on Thursday.
American singer Phoebe, 28, re-shared an Instagram post, which read: ‘Today we mourn all the stolen, violated and traumatized loves that were affected and destroyed during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. ‘
Several social media users criticized Phoebe for sharing the post after Her Majesty’s death, declaring: ‘Let him rest in peace. If you want to criticize him, do it with a breath.
BOLD: 28-year-old Phoebe Bridgers has come under fire from fans who criticized her for sharing a statement that said the late Queen’s reign was ‘theft, violation and loss of life’
The post was originally shared by RISEindigenous, an indigenous artist initiative that works to enhance and develop indigenous art and culture.
‘Today is a brutal reminder that war criminals will be honored while entire populations and societies bear the war scars of colonial genocide violence, aggression, religious persecution and white supremacy.’
Musician Phoebe herself did not put into words when she shared the post on her social media page.
Taking a dig at the post, one person wrote on Twitter: ‘And you wait till his death what do you think? How convenient…’
Farewell: The country’s longest-reigning Queen Elizabeth II died ‘peacefully’ at the age of 96 in Balmoral, Scotland, on Thursday.
Someone else wrote: ‘I don’t care what he did. She’s dead. Let him rest in peace. If you want to criticize him, do so while breathing out. To be honorable.’
Another person shared: ‘But they wouldn’t have said that when she was breathing.’
While another person wrote: ‘She is trying to be relevant but sadly failed.’
Backlash: Musician Phoebe didn’t put herself into words when she shared the post on her social media page, but she didn’t impress some followers
Someone else tweeted: ‘She’s trying to wake up, but there’s no solid facts to explain how the Queen carries out actions that directly hurt people. They have no political authority over common law.
And another social media user protested: ‘No one has studied history, he has always done everything to bring peace and tranquility after World War II.’
While Phoebe decided to harshly criticize the Queen’s reign, most celebrities paid heartfelt tributes to the much-loved monarch.
Sir Elton John paid tribute to the Queen after her death on Thursday.
The 75-year-old singer – who famously sang at Princess Diana’s funeral, performing a new version of her song Candle in the Wind – took to her Instagram account to mourn the death of the British monarch at the age of 96. took away.
Tribute: Music icon Sir Elton John, 75, said he will ‘miss her dearly’ after the Queen’s historic 70-year reign, as several stars paid tribute this week
The musician wrote: ‘Along with the rest of the nation, I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Queen Elizabeth.
‘She was an inspiring presence to try and lead the nation through some of our greatest and darkest moments with grace, decency and a genuine caring warmth.
‘Queen Elizabeth has been a huge part of my life from childhood till date and I will miss her dearly.’
Stephen Fry joined the flood of famous faces paying tribute to Her Majesty, saying he was in tears at the news that Britain’s longest-serving monarch had died at his home in Balmoral.
The 65-year-old comedian and actor posted on Twitter: ‘Oh dear. Oh My. Oh heaven bless my Soul. Oh lol cat. I don’t know why I’m crying. Really stupid. Oh dear.’
Former England football player Gary Lineker, 61, tweeted, ‘Such a sad day. Her Majesty the Queen has passed away. Truly a remarkable woman who served her country with dignity, loyalty and grace. Always a comforter in the lives of most of us. Rest in Peace, Your Majesty.’
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Former Spice Girls singer Victoria Beckham, 48, wrote online: ‘Today is a very sad day not only for our country but for the whole world.
‘I am deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved Emperor, Her Majesty the Queen.
‘He will be remembered for his steadfast loyalty and service and my thoughts are with the Royal Family at this incredibly sad time.’
Whoopi Goldberg, 66, recalled meeting the Queen and referred to King Charles III’s succession, saying: ‘Several years ago, I met Queen Elizabeth at the 2009 Royal Variety Performance. As soon as he approached me, all I could think was WTH?? I’m an American kid from the projects, and I’m in the company of the Queen of England. I was in awe. rest in peace. God save the king.’
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Sharon Osbourne, 69, appeared on TalkTV Thursday night to reveal that she has a ‘really heavy heart’ this evening.
She told presenter Piers Morgan: ‘You and I and millions of others have grown up with him, and he has always been a tower of strength and dignity to our country and it is heartbreaking. I am sad for my country and sad for my family.
‘So many people miss the point – they are one family, one tight-knit family. The grandchildren and children will be utterly devastated.
‘She represented strength. Why would anyone want to come to the UK? Because of our traditions, because of our royal family. Whatever comes with Britain is historic.
‘It went on and that’s what makes Britain different from every other country – our traditions.
‘Look, this year we celebrated him – he was brilliant – nobody does it like the British.’
Announcement: Buckingham Palace announced the sad news of the Queen’s passing on Thursday