July 16, 2024

Off Beat

“I am sorry for the slander. I like you without end. However I do hate that man.”

A billboard within the North Finish atop an condo constructing is a promotion for a brand new album by Reneé Rapp. JohnTlumacki/Boston Globe Workers

A brand new “I Hate Boston” billboard is drawing curious onlookers to the North Finish.

And earlier than you ask: No, New York isn’t in charge this time.

Because it seems, the eye-catching billboard — that includes black lettering on a easy white background — is there to advertise actress and singer Reneé Rapp’s debut album, “Snow Angel,” which is out Friday.

Situated close to Cooper Road and Cross Road, the signal takes inspiration from the album’s second monitor, “I Hate Boston.” 

And as Rapp, 23, revealed in an interview with WBZ, the hate isn’t directed towards town itself, however the man who impressed the breakup monitor. 

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This picture launched by Interscope Data exhibits “Snow Angel” by Reneé Rapp. – Interscope through AP

“Expensive Boston, your accents, although harsh, are all the time memorable – in contrast to any efficiency out of your beloved Celtics, and don’t get me began in your Pink Sox,” Rapp informed the information outlet, talking along with her attribute sarcasm. “Why are all of you Irish and offended? Maybe it’s the food regimen of Dunkin and Wahlburgers that incites a lot ardour. Sure, I had my coronary heart damaged by one in every of your personal. However I do know I can not place that blame on you, expensive Boston. I’m sorry for the slander. I like you without end. However I do hate that man.”

Rapp is understood for her roles as Regina George in “Imply Women” on Broadway and as Leighton Murray on HBO’s “The Intercourse Lives of Faculty Women.” She’s additionally set to play Regina George once more in an upcoming movie adaptation of the musical.

On Wednesday, she reposted an image of the billboard from the account “Solely In Boston” on X (previously referred to as Twitter) with the caption “no stone unturned.”