Madonna's shocking Eurovision Song Contest performance branded a 'car crash'
Madonna has been slammed for her off-key Eurovision Song Contest.
The iconic pop star was making a hugely anticipated performance at the annual event but as soon as she began a paired-back rendition of Like A Prayer, it was clear that the singer was trouble.
Flat as a pancake and a car crash were just two of the comments made by Eurovision viewers who had been eagerly awaiting the performance.
Ahead of the performance, Madonna referenced the calls to boycott Israel’s hosting of the contest as she attended the grand final in Tel Aviv.
Madge chatted to host Assi Azar in the green room and although she didn’t address the controversy specifically, she said she was going to say something ‘obvious’ about why she was performing at the contest.
The 61-year-old said: ‘Look at all the delegates behind us. So many countries that I have been privileged enough to visit an experience, the one thing that brings me to those countries is music.
‘So let’s never underestimate the power of music to bring people together.’
Roger Waters was among those asking Madonna to cancel her Eurovision performance in Israel, due to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories and the violation of Palestinian human rights.
However, the Like A Virgin star seemed to reject calls to boycott the contest, previously saying: ‘I’ll never stop playing music to suit someone’s political agenda nor will I stop speaking out against violations of human rights wherever in the world they may be.’
She may be regretting it all now though…
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