Pop music icon Madonna made some waves recently when she referred to President Barack Obama as a “black Muslim” while endorsing him during a concert in Washington D.C. The 54-year-old singer says she was just being “ironic” when she made the controversial remark. The Guardian reports:
Madonna said she was being deliberately “ironic on stage” when she erroneously referred to President Barack Obama during a concert in US capital as a “black Muslim”.
A video clip posted on YouTube by audience members at the Verizon Centre in downtown Washington captured the 54-year-old singer delivering a rousing, profanity-laced political speech about freedom during her show on Monday.
“Now, it’s so amazing and incredible to think that we have an African-American in the White House … we have a black Muslim in the White House … it means there is hope in this country, and Obama is fighting for gay rights, so support the man,” Madonna said.
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