Ke$ha’s dancers crash Westboro Baptist protest of Ke$ha concert

Ke$ha takes on "God Hates Who U R."

 

Audra Schroeder

Internet Culture

Published Aug 19, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 8:49 am CDT

Two years ago, the media-hungry bigots of Kansas’s Westboro Baptist Church appropriated pop star Ke$ha’s hit, “We R Who We R,” for their own anti-gay agenda, turning a song about acceptance into “God Hates Who U R.” 

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Ke$ha’s current tour stopped in Lincoln, Neb., yesterday. Since they apparently have nothing better to do, WBC protesters were camped outside her concert, blasting their cover. So Ke$ha did what any influential pop star would do and sent her backup dancers to hang out with the protestors.

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At least one fan picked up on the irony of WBC protesting Kesha, but not another band in town that night.

Photo via Becky Sullivan/Flickr

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*First Published: Aug 19, 2013, 10:57 am CDT