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The White House reached out to Roan to perform for Pride through her management but was turned down, as confirmed by a representative for the singer.

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Chappell Roan turned down offer to perform at White House for Pride, citing Biden handling of Gaza

On Sunday, June 9, breakout pop star Chappell Roan said she turned down an offer to perform at the White House for a Pride celebration, calling on the the administration to work toward “liberty, justice and freedom for all.” She made the announcement during her performance at the 2024 Governor’s Ball Music Festival in New York City while wearing a Statue of Liberty-inspired costume. Roan emphasized support for trans rights, women’s rights and oppressed people as reasons for turning down the offer to perform in Washington, D.C.

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