Two British singers Charlotte Church and Rebecca Ferguson rejected the invitations from United States’ elected president Donald Trump’s team. The Trump’s team is going to perform a ceremony. Its purpose to mark the commencement of a coming four years term of a president of the United States.
Tweet of Charlotte Church Rejecting Trump Invitation
“@realDonaldTrump your agents have asked me to sing at your commencement as a president, a simple Internet search would show I think you are a tyrant. Bye,” wrote Church in a tweet she ended with derogatory emojis. Tom Barrack, an old friend of Trump who is arranging the Jan. 20 events, brushed aside recommendations that there would be a lack of star power at the Jan. 20 celebrations.
Charlotte Church Rejected The Invitation of Donald Trump
Barrack told newsmen, Trump himself was “the largest celebrity in the world”. And that the commencement committee was proposing for a “much more poetic cadence” rather than “a circus-like celebration that is an accession.” Trump’s inauguration committee haven’t replied to requests for the remark about Church and Ferguson.
Classical crossover singer Jackie Evancho, who grew to fame as a child performer on the TV show “America’s Got Talent” about six years ago. He has verified she would sing the U.S. national anthem at Trump’s inauguration.
Church, who also started her career as a child classical singer, has spoken out in recent years about her left-leaning political opinions. She had also posted multiple tweets during the 2016 campaign analysing Trump. Ferguson, who earned prominence as a runner-up on the TV talent show “The X Factor” in 2010, stated on Tuesday. She too had refused to present at Trump’s commencement as a president because her selection of the song “Strange Fruit” was rejected.
The anti-racist song, which performed by the likes of Billie Holiday and Nina Simone. This song complaints against the lynching of African-Americans in the South in the early 20th century.