Apparently, the venerable Material Girl has joined Karl Marx and Valerie Solanas in the manifesto-publishing business… However, in the case of Miz Ciccone, it is to explain, of all things, her tour. Via The Guardian:
Madonna has issued a “manifesto”, attempting to justify the violent imagery in her MDNA tour. According to her 440-word statement, these concerts are meant as “journeys from darkness to light, from anger to love [and] from chaos to order”, with the singer playing “both … good guys and bad guys”.
“It’s very important to me as an artist that my show not be taken out of context,” the singer wrote in a letter to Billboard. “It must be watched with an open heart from beginning to end.”
Thanks for the tip… Of course, this is just the latest salvo in her current tour’s “controversy”: