Jack White shared the under assertion tonight in response to a homophobic incident that occurred throughout his present in at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Canada. On Friday (November 2), concertgoer Allyson MacIvor was requested to not kiss her feminine pal throughout White’s efficiency, CBC News reports. “It’s 2018 now and two people expressing affection shouldn’t have to hide,” White mentioned in an Instagram post that depicts what he describes as a “lesbian couple sharing a kiss at a Beatles concert” in 1964. “The news that two women were stopped from kissing during my show in Edmonton really disappointed me.”
“At the next show in Calgary I dedicated the song ‘Love Interruption’ to the two women and encouraged everyone in the crowd to kiss their loved ones,” White continued. “Let’s promote love and acceptance wherever and whenever we can.”
According to CBC News, a Rogers Place usher approached MacIvor and her pal, bodily inserting herself between them. “I embraced my girlfriend, and some staff member came in between us, and she said ‘This is not allowed here,’” mentioned MacIvor, who identifies as homosexual. “It was very violating and invasive.” MacIvor and her pal spoke to the Rogers Place supervisor, who “apologized profusely,” and have since acquired an apology from the present’s organizers Oilers Entertainment Group.