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Madonna defends 'disturbing' gun massacre video

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Madonna has defended a graphic music video depicting a nightclub massacre, saying people need to understand"this is what happens when people shoot".

The pop superstar's song God Control calls for people to"wake up" about the reality of gun violence in the US.

The scenes in the music video recall the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, where 49 people were killed.
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The Guardian's music editor Ben Beaumont-Thomas said the video would be"very triggering for anyone disturbed by the Pulse nightclub terror attack", but added Madonna was making her voice heard about gun reform"louder and clearer than almost anyone in pop culture".
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Have you seen the video? What do you think of it?
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Now you realize there's god in life after all you have been doing for the rest of your life!!!wake up my dear just wait for the judgement day and i wonder if that day shall be
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Now you realize there's god in life after all you have been doing for the rest of your life!!!wake up my dear just wait for the judgement day and i wonder if that day shall be
condemning. too harsh. Haven’t you ever done something wrong or sinned and God forgave you? He hasn’t changed. Why don’t you pray for her soul salvation? That’s not redemptive and never the approach, that’ll bring folks into the kingdom. No matter what anyone has done, God desires all men be saved and come to the knowledge of the truth. The Father and our Lord Yeshua, want us to win souls to the kingdom but your method isn’t helpful. How are folks going to come in?
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If you have to defend it then it's controversial enough to warrant public interests in the matter.
So, another clever manner of getting in the news to promote her new song. Great move, Material Girl
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It's artwork, she doesn't have to defend herself.
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hold on a minute...... Its 2019, and people are"disturbed" by Madonna...... Where the hell have you been for 35 years?
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hold on a minute...... Its 2019, and people are"disturbed" by Madonna...... Where the hell have you been for 35 years?
Response to above: Remember Like a Prayer and not only did she make god black they had sex in a church and then burned crosses outside? That was 1989. 30 years ago. This does not surprise me at all.
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People need to get the hell over being offended. It's really getting quite hilarious to keep reading the new thing that is offending people. Next week it will be something else. So on and so on until everyone is offended by everything. Then we'll have thought crimes. 1984 will become reality. Lol
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Whilst having deep sympathy (not thoughts and prayers) for victims and their families of such atrocities while the US has the NRA and Drumpf claiming the right to be a"murderer" exists there seems no way of depicting such criminality. Drumpf accused UK of doing nothing about three stabbings, 49 deaths in Orlando and then, and then?!!
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I would have thought the actual killings would have been wake up call enough. Cant see how a music video is going to convey the message that guns are bad, more than the coffins of dead innocent people. Or maybe she believes that she can reach a wider audience than the actual international news.
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