Madonna clarifies blow up White House comments

Madonna attempted to clarify remarks she made at the Women's March on Washington on Saturday.
By Tobi Gerdes | Jan 22, 2017
Madonna attempted to clarify remarks she made at the Women's March on Washington on Saturday.

Madonna, whogave apassionate speechat the march, clarified remarks that some took to be a violent threat towards U.S. President Donald Trump. The pop music icon drew a lot of criticism from conservative websites and Americans after admitting that she had thought about blowing up the White House with Donald Trump as the president.

"Yesterday's Rally. was an amazing and beautiful experience, posted Madonna on social media."I came and performed Express Yourself and thats exactly what i did. However I want to clarify some very important things. I am not a violent person, I do not promote violence and it's important people hear and understand my speech in it's entirety rather than one phrase taken wildly out of context. My speech began with " I want to start a revolution of love." ?? I then go on to take this opportunity to encourage women and all marginalized people to not fall into despair but rather to come together and use it as a starting point for unity and to create positive change in the world. I spoke in metaphor and I shared two ways of looking at things one was to be hopeful, and one was to feel anger and outrage, which I have personally felt. However, I know that acting out of anger doesn't solve anything. And the only way to change things for the better is to do it with love. It was truly an honor to be part of an audience chanting "we choose love".

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