Madonna Delivers Expletive-Laden Speech at Washington, DC Women’s March
Madonna turned the air blue at the Women’s March in Washington, D.C. with a string of ‘F’ words during her stirring anti-Donald Trump speech.
The pop superstar joined hundreds of thousands of activists who marched on the U.S. capital to protest Trump’s era as president, which began on Friday, following his inauguration.
Madonna stepped up to the stage after speeches from the likes of Scarlett Johansson, America Ferrara, Michael Moore, and feminist icon Gloria Steinem, and gave notice she intended to spearhead a girl power revolution.
“Are you ready to shake up the world?” she asked at the beginning of her speech. “Welcome to the revolution of love, to the rebellion, to our refusal as women to accept this new age of tyranny, where not just women are in danger, but all marginalised people, (and) where being uniquely different right now might truly be considered a crime.
“It took this horrific moment of darkness to wake us the f**k up… Today marks the beginning of our story. The revolution starts here. The fight for the right to be free, to be who we are, to be equal.
“Let’s march together through this darkness and with each step know that we are not afraid, that we are not alone, that we will not back down, that there is power in our unity, and no opposing force stands a chance in the face of solidarity.”
She added, “To our detractors that insist that this march will never add up to anything, f**k you! F**k you! It is the beginning of much-needed change.”
Many news channels, including CNN, cut their live coverage of Madonna’s speech as the expletives rained down.
Millions of people joined sister marches across America and around the world in Europe and countries like Australia, Greece, and Myanmar.