Madonna is set to stage a mock crucifixion when she performs in the Italian capital right by the Vatican. Religious leaders are not pleased. Rome’s Jewish, Muslim and Catholic leaders have joined forces to condemn the act calling it blashphemous.
The lapsed-Catholic diva’s latest irreverent performance sees her wearing a fake crown of thorns and descending on a suspended, glittery cross as part of her worldwide “Confessions Tour”.
I think they should embrace this. Madonna is updating them to Jesus 2.0. In this version, Jesus is a tranny and is crucified on a glittery cross which gives it some snap and pizzazz. The next leg of the tour is in India where Madonna will butcher live cows and have an onstage bbq. At least she’s not recreating her Like a Prayer video.
Catholic leaders condemned as blasphemous her controversial 1989 video for hit song “Like a Prayer”, featuring burning crosses, statues crying blood and Madonna seducing a black Jesus.
Here she is in Cardiff “performing”. A lot more after the jump.