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Madonna Booed, Called 'Slut' in France, Starts Riots 
The Hollywood Reporter ^ | July 27, 2012 | Staff

Posted on 07/26/2012 11:01:04 PM PDT by Cincinna

  After performing for only 45 minutes, the pop star incurred the wrath of concertgoers who gathered in front of the Paris concert venue to demand their money back.

French fans took Madonna’s “Express Yourself” lyrics seriously on Thursday night when they booed and expressed anger at the singer for cutting her show at famed Paris concert hall l’Olympia short after around just 45 minutes. After Madonna left the stage, fans remained in their seats booing and yelling insults like “salope,” the French word for “slut.” PHOTOS: Madonna's Iconic Career and Life in Pictures Madonna took the stage around 10:15 p.m. and finished around 11 p.m. The concert venue was filled mostly with big Madonna fans since the tickets for the show were available only to members of her official fan club before being released for sale to the general public. The concert was broadcast live via YouTube. The supplementary concert was added to the singer’s tour just last week and was sold out after just a few hours, with Material Girl devotees paying from 80 to more than 280 euros for the limited seats. Hundreds of fans gathered outside several hours before the show to fill the Olympia’s 2,700 seats and many slept on the streets overnight from Wednesday to Thursday. After the show, many of them gathered in the streets in front of the theater and yelled “remboursez! remboursez!” which means “give us our money back!” in French.

Her loyal fans aren't the only ones angry at the pop star. A July 14 concert at the Stade de France incurred the wrath of French right-wing politician Marine Le Pen, who is pressing charges after Madonna screened a video featuring a photo of Le Pen’s face with a swastika superimposed on it.

(Excerpt) Read more at hollywoodreporter.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: booed; france; madonna; marinelepen; music; swastika

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MADONNA THE AGING MEDIA WHORE! BOOED OFF THE STAGE IN PARIS.. BRAVO!




1 posted on 07/26/2012 11:01:19 PM PDT by Cincinna
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To: Cincinna
with Material Girl devotees paying from 80 to more than 280 euros for the limited seats.

And she didn't perform for them so they called her a slut. Or maybe they called her a slut as a way of asking her for an encore. Maybe they thought it would be taken as a compliment.

2 posted on 07/26/2012 11:03:58 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: P-Marlowe

LOL!!! Now that’s funny. You gotta know you’re trashy as all get out if the fruity French call you a slut.


3 posted on 07/26/2012 11:06:43 PM PDT by formosa (Formosa)
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To: Cincinna

Madonna is disgusting I dont know why anyone would pay 5 cents to hear her “sing.” Calling her a “slut” is being too kind though, Madonna probably was flattered


4 posted on 07/26/2012 11:08:34 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Cincinna; afraidfortherepublic; mojo114; seenenuf; LucyT; Think free or die; DollyCali; ...

French audiences are tough!

Madonna is trash and a salope, and presents a disgraceful image of America with her vulgar shows mixed with her phoney far left politics and mega millionaire lifestyle.
There is a political component to this as well. Madonna flashed pictures of National Front President, Marine le Pen, with swastikas flashing on her face. Madame Le Pen is suing Madonna.

I attended a Ray Charles concert at Palais Omnisports in Bercy and a similar thing happened. Ray had a few too many, and was absolutely terrible, leaving the stage after only 40 minutes. Tickets were outrageously overpriced, and people had come long distances to see him. They were furious and screamed for their money back.


5 posted on 07/26/2012 11:12:57 PM PDT by Cincinna ( *** NOBAMA 2012 ***)
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To: Cincinna

Isn’t she 60-something? After 45 mins she was probably exhausted and needed a nap.


6 posted on 07/26/2012 11:13:23 PM PDT by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: Cincinna

Isn’t she 60-something? After 45 mins she was probably exhausted and needed a nap.


7 posted on 07/26/2012 11:16:58 PM PDT by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: Cincinna
to demand their money back

What were they expecting when they bought tickets?

8 posted on 07/26/2012 11:19:19 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: All

And this from the NY Daily News:

Madonna defends use of Nazi iconography in concert: ‘Music should be about ideas, right?’ 

http://m.nydailynews.com/1.1122614

Even after angering an entire nation following a recent performance in France and being threatened with a potential lawsuit for her uncouth behavior, Madonna is standing firmly by her art.

The Material Girl is defending her use of a swastika superimposed onto the face of France’s National Front leader Marine Le Pen in a video during her July 14 concert in Paris.

Madonna told a Brazilian television station that the Nazi symbol - despite its controvery - represents her message about “the intolerance that we human beings have for one another,” according to the BBC.

The controversial symbol was included in a video that played in the background during her performance of the song “Nobody Knows Me.”

The singer said that “all images in the video were chosen purposefully.”

“There seems to be a growing intolerance around the world. In Greece, France, everywhere people are trying to kick out all the immigrants, make people cover up and not show what their religious affiliation is,” she said, via the BBC.

Madonna superimposed a swastika on the forehead of France’s National Front leader Marine Le Pen in a video montage she used during her show. 

“I’m calling attention to the intolerance and asking people to pay attention, to wake up to see how we are just creating more chaos in the world,” she added.

France’s National Front spokesman Alain Vizier told the AP earlier this month that the party was planning on filing a complaint against the singer in the French court for her “insults.”


9 posted on 07/26/2012 11:20:01 PM PDT by Cincinna ( *** NOBAMA 2012 ***)
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To: Cincinna

To anyone who’s actually noticed, Maddona’s schtick is to shock and offend. This is ending precisely the way it was meant to play out, and both sides know the script.


10 posted on 07/26/2012 11:32:15 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: formosa

“You gotta know you’re trashy as all get out if the fruity French call you a slut.”

I’m sure Sandra Fluke and those fine “ladies” from The View will be leaping to her defense. Mon Dieu! Elle est une putain!


11 posted on 07/26/2012 11:33:55 PM PDT by howlinhound (Live your life so that, when you get up in the morning, Satan says, "Oh Crap!..He's awake" - Unknown)
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To: Cincinna

There were more people who were dragged there and thankful that madonna started late and left early. But you will never hear about all of those.


12 posted on 07/26/2012 11:40:21 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (USA - ALL THE WAY!)
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To: Cincinna

Next up GaGa


13 posted on 07/26/2012 11:44:56 PM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: Cincinna

Sounds like she needs to try doing her next concert in Tahrir Square, and see how her message of tolerance works out there.


14 posted on 07/26/2012 11:45:03 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Cincinna
They call her that like it’s a bad thing.
15 posted on 07/26/2012 11:47:29 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Cincinna

She used to be a smart girl. I recall one interview with her way back in her peak, and I was pretty amazed by how candid she was about the whole showbiz thing. She said she planned to push the limits for a few years, make a ton of money, and live happily thereafter.


16 posted on 07/26/2012 11:50:13 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: P-Marlowe

Yep, is that supposed to be an insult or what?

Hard to tell. Besides, I think its oretty accurate


17 posted on 07/26/2012 11:57:02 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: piasa

Madonna’s next concert is in Nice, on the Riviera.
Nice also happens to be in the heart of Marine Le Pen territory. If Madonna pulls that swastika stuff on MLP in Nice, it will create huge problems.


18 posted on 07/27/2012 12:32:36 AM PDT by Cincinna ( *** NOBAMA 2012 ***)
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To: Cincinna

The unconcious irony of leftists never ceases to amaze me.


19 posted on 07/27/2012 12:46:37 AM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Cincinna

Somewhere, Warren Beatty is smiling.


20 posted on 07/27/2012 1:04:35 AM PDT by Mr. Peabody
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To: Sarah Barracuda

From the Urban Dictionary

“megaslut”

a person exceeding the standard slut level

example:Madonna, the Queen of American Trash Culture


21 posted on 07/27/2012 1:25:54 AM PDT by Uncle Lonny
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To: Cincinna

“Nobody Knows Me”

After this, Madonna should write a new song...

“Nobody wants to know Me”


22 posted on 07/27/2012 1:38:50 AM PDT by Puckster
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To: P-Marlowe

"She meant it as a COMPLIMENT."

23 posted on 07/27/2012 3:25:52 AM PDT by rlmorel ("The safest road to Hell is the gradual one." Screwtape (C.S. Lewis))
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To: Cincinna

By coincidence, I recently saw a video of a 1990 concert Madonna gave in Nice. She was doing the shock and offend stuff back then, and had quite the potty mouth in her stage banter between sets. She even told a fairly naughty joke (the one that ends, “Oh no! Now the fish are going to smell like that!”) Thing was... this was Nice, France. She told the joke in English. Came to the punchline. Absolute silence. The thousands upon thousands of people in the crowd hadn’t understood a word of it. She recovered by saying “I knew you’d like that,” probably in the script anyway, and went on to the next song. The audience liked her songs well enough (music the universal language and all that), but only when she tossed out a few words in French now and then between sets did the audience respond to her stage gab. Didn’t somebody on staff wonder why they were leaving in the English bits in the script when they were doing a concert in France?


24 posted on 07/27/2012 3:28:38 AM PDT by Deklane
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To: Cincinna

Good for the FRENCH!! She IS a SLUT!


25 posted on 07/27/2012 3:35:29 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy

This sounds more like some PR stunt to try to artifically resurect a “shark jumped” career. Nothing invigorates her fan base more than a little sympathy.


26 posted on 07/27/2012 3:42:25 AM PDT by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: Cincinna
Is she wearing a codpiece or is that the new euro style thong Depends?


27 posted on 07/27/2012 3:53:44 AM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: Cincinna

Why the codpiece in Madonna’s pants?


28 posted on 07/27/2012 4:39:06 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: Covenantor; Cincinna

It’s not a codpiece. It’s a codfish.


29 posted on 07/27/2012 5:03:26 AM PDT by CH3CN (A stitch in time is worth two in the bush.)
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To: Cincinna
45 minutes and she's exhausted? I'd definitely be pissed and want my money back too, that's simply an unacceptable performance! Rush does 2.5 hours heavy rock and they're 60!

I've said this all her career and I don't really even like her music: Madonna is a talented performer, good songwriter, and one of the hardest working women in music, but she is an absolute abysmal skank!

30 posted on 07/27/2012 5:17:42 AM PDT by sirchtruth (Freedom is not free.)
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To: Cincinna
BOOED OFF THE STAGE IN PARIS.. BRAVO!

Not that I really care about anything related to Madonna but...did you even read the article you posted???

People booed after she left the stage early - having provided only 45 mins of "entertainment." I.e. people wanted MORE.

31 posted on 07/27/2012 5:18:37 AM PDT by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: Cincinna

You pay money to see a slut. Then you’re outraged because she’s slutty? How very French ...


32 posted on 07/27/2012 6:14:29 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: Cementjungle

She used to be a smart girl. I recall one interview with her way back in her peak, and I was pretty amazed by how candid she was about the whole showbiz thing. She said she planned to push the limits for a few years, make a ton of money, and live happily thereafter.

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It is still what she is doing and she is still making a ton of money.

I didnt like her back in the day, don’t like her now, but she is one hell of a successful self promoter. If that’s the basis for calling someone smart, she’s close to brilliant.

OK. I was the guy at the record store (yes the record store) who would ask the clerks why Madonna was listed as an artist, and why Kenny G records were in the jazz section.


33 posted on 07/27/2012 6:47:42 AM PDT by dmz
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It’s not a codpiece. It’s a codfish.

ROFL!!!!

(acetonitrile???)

34 posted on 07/27/2012 6:54:06 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: dmz
and why Kenny G records were in the jazz section.

I would have asked why do they even carry Kenny G records.

35 posted on 07/27/2012 6:54:42 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: Cincinna
The French theatre riot is (or used to be) a national sport. It goes way back beyond Stravinsky to the 18th century in Paris. They take their theater seriously.

So naturally they would riot.

"Salope" sounds like a useful word (don't worry, I looked it up.)

36 posted on 07/27/2012 2:02:56 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGS Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: Cincinna; afraidfortherepublic; mojo114; seenenuf; LucyT; Think free or die; DollyCali; ...

MADONNA BOOED: Here's the video FReepers! Madonna talking trash in English, booing and hooting the same in every language. "Remboursez!" means "refund our money!"

http://lemonde.fr/politique/video/2012/07/27/madonna-a-l-olympia-je-sais-que-j-ai-enerve-une-certaine-marine-le-pen_1739052_823448.html


37 posted on 07/29/2012 12:25:59 AM PDT by Cincinna ( *** NOBAMA 2012 ***)
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To: Cincinna
i know sluts with more class in their little finger than Madge has...
38 posted on 07/29/2012 8:04:54 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Cincinna; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Cincinna.


39 posted on 07/29/2012 4:16:05 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Chode

Moving on to classy girls, was Nicole on hand at the GP for Big Lew’s win?

I haven’t watched it yet, since there was another race in town today.


40 posted on 07/29/2012 4:21:07 PM PDT by nascarnation
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prolly, dint see her though... it was a DAMN good race!!!

i was hoping Jr or Gordon would of done just a little bit better though... but they did OK

41 posted on 07/29/2012 5:18:48 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

JJ/Knaus are the class of the field for sure. Hendrick’s stuff is very stout currently.

Keselowski said in the post race “they’re racing in a car, and we’re driving trucks”


42 posted on 07/29/2012 5:24:08 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: nascarnation
Keselowski said in the post race “they’re racing in a car, and we’re driving trucks”

OUCH...

43 posted on 07/29/2012 5:34:38 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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