OH LORDE: Pop Star UNDER FIRE for Canceling Israeli Concert

posted by Hannity Staff - 12.26.17

Music star Lorde is under fire from furious fans and fellow celebrities after she caved to pressure from anti-Israeli activists, cancelling a scheduled tour-stop in Tel Aviv less than a week after it was announced, reports the Jerusalem Post.

The pop star released a statement this week announcing her decision to bail on the highly-anticipated concert after complaints from BDS activists, an organization urging companies and individuals to divest from Israel over their “oppression” of Palestinians.

“I have had a lot of discussions with people holding many views, and I think the right decision at this time is to cancel the show,” wrote Lorde. “I’m not too proud to admit I didn’t make the right call on this one.”

“Tel Aviv, it’s been a dream of mine to visit this beautiful part of the world for many years, and I’m truly sorry to reverse my commitment to come play for you. I hope one day we can all dance,” she added.

Israeli Culture Minister Miri Regev urged the music star to reconsider her decision, saying “Lorde, I’m hoping you can be a ‘pure heroine,’ like the title of your first album,” Regev said in a statement. “To be a heroine of pure culture, free from any foreign – and ridiculous – political considerations.”

Comedian Roseanne Barr lashed out at Lorde on social media following her announcement, urging all fans to “boycott this bigot.”

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