Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Madonna used Nazi imagery, including swastikas and Adolf Hitler, during a video interlude at her concert in Israel on Thursday.
The visuals were among a series of symbols, photos and clips projected on screens to accompany the singer’s song “Nobody Knows Me.”
At one moment in the montage, Madonna is wearing Hitler’s mustache and a swastika on her forehead.
Also seen are the Iron Crosses used in Nazi Germany.
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The Nazi section comes amid a flurry of other images of violence, war, political protests, and other highly-charged visuals.
However, the decision to put Nazi imagery — on giant screens – in Israel is sparking controversy, with many commentators saying it should not have been included, regardless of the context or message.
Madonna loves to press buttons, and now she's pressed perhaps the stupidest button of all by using a swastika in her video display for a performance in Tel Aviv, Israel, first seen at the 1:10 mark in this clip during the interlude to "Nobody Knows Me." Madge. Friend. Listen. We love free speech, and we really, really hate when people use it unwisely. You're rubbing salt in a wound that will never heal in your lifetime, even if you think you're making a point. You were right a few years back: Music makes the people come together. Ignorance, though, tears them apart.
What do you think?
Shame on you :(