By now, you know that a few weeks ago, the Supreme Court overturnedRoe v. Wade, which gave everyone nationwide the constitutional right to have an abortion.
Since then, celebrities have spoken out. From Olivia Rodrigo singing "Fuck You" to the Supreme Court at Glastonbury to Lizzopledging $500,000 to abortion rights organizations, they've been quite vocal.
Well Katy Perry — who's typically pretty vocal about politics — did not make an official statement about the landmark overturning, but she did retweet this about the baby formula shortage.
However, on Fourth of July, Katy did address the state of women's rights in a cheeky tweet. "'Baby, you're a firework' is a 10" she wrote. "But women in the US have fewer rights than an actual sparker, SMH."
People immediately called out Katy, reminding her that she tweeted "RICK CARUSO FTW!" just a few weeks prior.
Although the Los Angeles mayoral candidate tweeted that he supports a woman's right to choose, he has been condemned by Planned Parenthood — so much so that they wrote a letter to him. "Throughout your career, you’ve publicly supported organizations and policymakers who have taken aggressive action to limit access to abortion, overturn Roe v. Wade, and defund Planned Parenthood," the letter read.
"You’ve donated nearly $1 million to policymakers who put forth legislation that criminalized abortion."
"You have supported some of the strongest enemies to reproductive rights in the country. You have used your wealth and influence to support policymakers who likened abortion to murder, and who have made concerted efforts to defund Planned Parenthood and overturn Roe v. Wade."
So, given this, Katy's firework tweet about women's rights — matched with her support of Rick Caruso — didn't exactly go over well:
Katy has not responded to the backlash, but we will update you if she does.