Michelle Shocked showed up to her cancelled show at Moe’s Alley in Santa Cruz on March 28, 2013. Dressed in white, wearing a shirt that says “Gimme wit not spit” on the back and “Fun/Fag Palliance” on the front. She’s taped her mouth closed and is playing her guitar in the parking lot, to an audience of zero.
There is much speculation online about a possible mental illness. I’m not going there without confirmation from her or her management team, nor am I even looking for a confirmation, but I find her reaction to the media and general public’s reaction to her opinion this month fascinating.