Shalom Life | October 02, 2014

Madonna Defends Using Nazi Imagery on Tour

The Material Girl is not making any apologies for her controversial use of nazi imagery during her current tour.

By: Ashley Baylen

Published: July 26th, 2012 in Culture » Society » News

Madonna Defends Using Nazi Imagery on Tour

If there’s one thing that can be said about Madonna, she definitely knows how to keep her mug in the news. Best known for breaking boundaries in the late 80’s and early 90’s with ‘Like a Prayer’ and ‘Erotica’, the 50-something performer continues to create a stir in 2012.

On her current MDNA tour, Madonna has flashed her breasts and behind, pointed a gun to her head, and most recently was criticized for incorporating nazi imagery (swastikas and a Hitler moustache) into her set design.

In a recent interview with a Brazilian TV station, Madonna made absolutely no apologies for the Nazi imagery used in her show. According to E! News, she explains that the controversial image supports her message.

"There seems to be a growing intolerance around the world. In Greece, France, everywhere, people are trying to kick out all the immigrants, make people cover up and not show what their religious affiliation is. Think about what's going on in Russia towards the gay community," Madonna said.

"I'm calling attention to that intolerance and asking people to pay attention, to wake up to see how we are just creating more chaos in the world."

"Art is there to track what's going on in the world," she concluded.

James Deen to Donate 50% of Websites’ October Profits to Breast Cancer Charities James Deen to Donate 50% of Websites’ October Profits to Breast Cancer Charities TrendingMila Kunis Landed 'The Family Guy' Due to Lacey Chabert's Contract Disputes Mila Kunis Landed 'The Family Guy' Due to Lacey Chabert's Contract Disputes TrendingJoan Rivers and Sarah Silverman to Appear in PBS' 'Makers: Women in Comedy' Joan Rivers and Sarah Silverman to Appear in PBS' 'Makers: Women in Comedy' Trending
 

Jewish Hall of Fame: Groucho Marx

October 01, 2014 | By Caitlin Marceau
Jewish Hall of Fame: Groucho Marx

Today we induct the legendary film and TV star, considered one of the finest comedians of the modern-day era

Read More

Study: Yom Kippur Fast Doubles Your Chance of Early Birth

October 01, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Study: Yom Kippur Fast Doubles Your Chance of Early Birth

A new Israeli study provides substantial evidence that proves why women shouldn't fast when they're pregnant

Read More

James Deen to Donate 50% of Websites’ October Profits to Breast Cancer Charities

October 01, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
James Deen to Donate 50% of Websites’ October Profits to Breast Cancer Charities

Proceeds from JamesDeen.com & JamesDeenStore.com will Assist Three Top-Rated Charities During Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Read More

Lena Dunham Has Decided to Pay Opening Book Tour Acts

October 01, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Lena Dunham Has Decided to Pay Opening Book Tour Acts

The 'Girls' creator has reversed her decision after receiving criticsm

Read More

Mila Kunis Landed 'The Family Guy' Due to Lacey Chabert's Contract Disputes

October 01, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Mila Kunis Landed 'The Family Guy' Due to Lacey Chabert's Contract Disputes

The 'That 70's Show' actress replaced the 'Party of Five' actress as the voice of Meg Griffin.

Read More

Shameless' Emmy Rossum Loves 'The Jewish Food Taste Test'

October 01, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Shameless' Emmy Rossum Loves 'The Jewish Food Taste Test'

The Jewish actress approves of the hilarious Buzzfeed viral clip

Read More

Joan Rivers and Sarah Silverman to Appear in PBS' 'Makers: Women in Comedy'

October 01, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Joan Rivers and Sarah Silverman to Appear in PBS' 'Makers: Women in Comedy'

Rivers and Silverman will be joined by Joy Behar, Roseanne Barr, Ellen DeGeneres, and others.

Read More

Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ Gets Full Length Trailer [VIDEO]

October 01, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ Gets Full Length Trailer [VIDEO]

The epic starring Christian Bale as Moses is set to be released December 12th.

Read More

More Headlines