A letter to Lorde from a devastated fan | The JC

Singer-songwriter Lorde has cancelled an upcoming visit to Israel. Here, one 15-year-old fan writes an open letter explaining why she is so disappointed by the decision – and asks the singer to reconsider.

Dear Lorde,

My name is Jess, I’m a big fan of yours, and I am a 15 year old student from London. When I found out yesterday that you had cancelled your tour date in Tel Aviv, I was quite honestly heartbroken. As a Jew in a school where the majority of my friends are Muslim, I have been heavily exposed to both sides of the Israel-Palestine conflict. I believe that cancelling your concert was the wrong decision to make, and sends out a very confusing message.

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