WASHINGTON (AP/KDKA) – Pop singer Madonna provoked outrage online Saturday during a speech at the Women’s March on Washington.
She told the crowd: “Yes, I have thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House.” She went on to say she knows this would not change anything, so she will instead choose love.READ MORE: Man Gets Up To 30 Years In Prison For Shooting, Killing 3-Year-Old Girl
The performer additionally told the crowd it took “this horrific moment” of Donald Trump’s inauguration as president to wake up the United States.
She used several obscenities to emphasize her opposition to Trump. Her comments were carried live on cable television.READ MORE: Saying The City Needs A Moderate Voice, Marlin Woods Runs For Mayor As An Independent
She said Saturday’s march means “that we are far from the end” and it is the start of a revolution to fight for the right to be free and equal.
The singer added that like-minded Americans need to join together to make it “through this darkness” and show that “we are not afraid, that we are not alone.”MORE NEWS: Historians Say Preserving Juneteenth's History Is Important To Both Past And Present
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