We saw Whitney struggling and did we offer to help her no
We made her a trending topic and just watched her on the TV show
He is talking about Whitney Houston’s death.
Connor thinks that Whitney’s death was an accident waiting to happen and also thinks it could have been avoided.
In this line “we” refers to everyone including Connor as he expresses his concern that no-one helped a fellow person who was blatantly in need of help which inadvertently lead to her death, which is where the “We made her a trending topic…” ties in as people suddenly began to start talking about her again once she was dead.
I myself see this as Connor not talking specifically talking about Whitney Houston, but talking about other tragedies which could have been avoided, simply using Whitney as a sort of metaphor. But I may be digging for a deeper meaning which isn’t there…
To help improve the meaning of these lyrics, visit "25 to Life" by Jon Connor Lyrics and leave a comment on the lyrics box