Foo Fighters have some advice for the Westboro Baptist Church: why not try dancing, instead?
The Kansas-based hate group, known for its inflammatory homophobic and racist remarks and demonstrations, set up a protest against Dave Grohl and company’s concert in Bonner Springs Thursday. In response, the Foos drove past the protest while blasting their cover of the Bee Gees song “You Should Be Dancing.”
“Ladies and gentlemen, I’ve got something to say,” Grohl can be heard saying in footage capturing the interaction. “Because you know what? I love you. I do! They way I look at it, I love everybody. Isn’t that what you’re supposed to do? Can’t you just love everybody?”
“‘Cause I think it’s about love!” he continued. “That’s what I think. I think we’re all about love, and you shouldn’t be hating. You know what y’all should be doing? You should be dancing!”
You may recall that the Westboro Baptist Church set up similar protests when Foo Fighters played Kansas City, Missouri, in 2011 and 2015, which were met with similar responses. For the 2015 show, the Foos shot back with an IRL Rickroll by driving by the crowd while playing Rick Astley‘s ’80s hit “Never Gonna Give You Up.”
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