Fall Out Boy releases video for “Uma Thurman,” protests Alabama gay marriage ban

Credit: Zimbio

Credit: Zimbio

Fall Out Boy has just released a video for their song “Uma Thurman,” which features paintball, indoor skydiving, Brendon Urie from Panic! At The Disco and Big Sean, but no actual Uma Thurman.

The video is about a girl named Sarah, who won a contest to be Fall Out Boy’s personal assistant for 24 hours.  Some of her duties include walking a zebra, riding in a dune buggy, covering Patrick Stump with rabbits, chicks, and ducklings, and riding a mechanical bull with Pete Wentz. Where can I sign up to be their next assistant?!

Screen Shot 2015-04-17 at 10.38.47 PMSarah gets to do a lot of cool tasks, but her final one may be FOB’s most important in the video.  She is shown painting “Uma” on a tank bearing two American flags, then demolishing a truck that has “Article 1, Section 36.06” written on it.

So, what is Article 1, Section 36.06?  It’s from Alabama’s constitution, which prohibits lower-court judges in the state from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, according to Rolling Stone.

Well, Fall Out Boy, that’s one way to make a statement…and I love it!

If you love the song, grab it from their album “American Beauty/American Psycho,” and watch the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on May 17th to see them perform it live.

Source: E! Online

What do you think about Fall Out Boy’s bold statement in the video?  And what task do you think would be the coolest?  I’m totally down to walk a zebra.

– xo, A


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