Roseanne Barr took to Twitter to blast Pop Star Lorde, after the singer cancelled her performance in Israel scheduled for next summer amid pressure from anti-Israel activists.
Lorde said in an statement it is the “right decision at this time” to cancel a summer concert in Israel.The singer, 21, said that she educated herself about Israel before booking the June concert announced a week ago but that “I didn’t make the right call on this one.
But Barr slammed her on Twitter:
Boycott this bigot: Lorde caves to BDS pressure, cancels Israel concert https://t.co/eugOCJPRBu
— Roseanne Barr (@therealroseanne) December 24, 2017
“Boycott this bigot,” Barr wrote. “Lorde caves to BDS pressure, cancels Israel concert.”
Lorde announced the cancellation after pro-Palestinian fans in her native New Zealand criticized her. Israeli concert organizers announced the cancellation Sunday night and said ticket sales would be refunded.
Israel’s Culture Minister Miri Regev urged Lorde to reconsider her decision in a statement issued Sunday night after Israeli news reports that the concert would be cancelled.