Naturally, this pissed people off.
Ouch! But maybe true: journalist Masha Gessen specifically urged Madonna to cancel her concert as a gesture of support for gay rights. So maybe Madonna’s promise is just a little Madgesterial ass-covering? What ever the case, rest assured that St. Petersburg city assemblyman Vitaly Milanov is on it. He says he’ll go to the show “to control its moral content,” adding, “I’m ready to personally suffer a couple of hours of her concert.” What a martyr.
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- US Soccer suspended Hope Solo for 6 months after she called Sweden's team "cowards" during the Rio Olympics ❌⚽️