Olivia Rodrigo’s driver’s license is, but once more, inflicting drama.
This time, it’s because of a current journey to London and a go to to a native pub. As a visitor on The Late Late Present with James Corden, the host requested, “I know that London is a favorite city of yours — that wouldn’t have anything to do with the fact that you can drink alcohol at 18, would it?” The 19-year-old “Drivers License” singer confessed that when she visited London final month for the BRIT Awards, she and a pal did in actual fact exit for a celebratory drink. When the bouncer requested for ID, nonetheless, Rodrigo mentioned, “I was like ‘oh my god, I can show them my real ID this is amazing.’” Her pal even needed to rifle by means of a pockets full of faux IDs earlier than discovering her actual one, since neither of them have been used to being “truly legal.”
Rodrigo wasn’t breaking the legislation by having a drink within the UK, although the identical cannot be mentioned for her discuss of a pretend ID, which is presumably to be used within the U.S. The legal guidelines differ state to state, however you could be arrested for utilizing a pretend ID within the U.S., and in some states you possibly can even be charged with a felony, based on MTV Information.
Apart from the authorized implications within the U.S., BuzzFeed Information identified that folks have been fast to match Rodrigo’s openness about consuming with Disney Stars from the early aughts like Miley Cyrus and Vanessa Hudgens, who have been typically shamed within the media for any slight deviation from their polished Disney photographs. Disney execs have been additionally notoriously strict with Disney youngster stars, notably the ladies. “Imagine if Miley [Cyrus] talked about having a fake ID the way Olivia Rodrigo does. My girl would have been burned at the stake,” tweeted one consumer.
One other consumer identified that Rodrigo is ready to communicate extra freely than previous starlets as a result of “she’s not a Disney Channel girl.” Though Rodrigo did star within the Disney+ Excessive Faculty Musical spin-off sequence and is releasing her forthcoming documentary on the identical platform, she additionally signed with Interscope Data and Geffen Data in 2020 — a transfer that has allowed her extra autonomy as an artist and a public particular person.
Followers are additionally hilariously envisioning what it have to be like when Olivia Rodrigo — a chart-topping pop star recognized world wide — fingers her pretend ID to a bouncer in the US. “Thoughts and prayers to the bouncers who have to pretend they don’t know who Olivia Rodrigo is when she flashes a fake ID,” tweeted one consumer.
After sharing her pretend ID saga on the late night time present, Corden quipped, “How did it feel to try alcohol for the first time?” To which Rodrigo responded, “Yeah…the first time…it was amazing.”