As she is wont to do, Madonna paused her MDNA show last night to give a rousing and tone-deaf political speech while wearing a beret. Her latest cause? Why, President Obama's reelection campaign (she was in D.C.; at least give credit for topicality). The full video is below, and includes a call-and-response section about Abraham Lincoln, but the key moment comes around the two-minute mark, when Madonna drops this wisdom: "Y'all better vote for fucking Obama, okay? For better or for worse, we have a black Muslim in the White House." Now, Madonna has never met a controversy she doesn't like, and the body language on these comments — body leaning forward, face scrunched up like a small, bratty child — suggests that she might just be mocking the people who actually do believe Barack Obama is Muslim. But this thing is already on Drudge, so what does it really matter. Not helping, Madonna!
Most Watched on Vulture
Most Viewed Stories
Game of Thrones’ Season-7 Finale Will Be Its Longest Episode Ever — and It Has a Curious Title
Nocturnal Animals Has Two Endings, and Both of Them Are Killer
Whatever Happened to Benjen Stark on Game of Thrones?
How to Tell Dany’s Dragons Apart on Game of Thrones
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About ‘Despacito’
What’s New on Netflix: August 2017
Game of Thrones Recap: Dragon Ex Machina
Everything to Know About the Night King, White Walkers, and Wights
Behind the Rise of RuPaul’s Drag Race
Is Time a Problem for Game of Thrones?
Latest News from VultureShailene Woodley Teases a Possible Run for Congress: ‘I’m Not Going to Rule it Out’
“Who knows? Life is big, and I’m young.”Laverne Cox and Beyoncé Are Collaborating on the Mystery Project of Your Dreams
Details are scarce, but we’ve got high hopes.The Fosters Recap: Uncomfortable Conversations
“Chasing Waterfalls” is a emotional family drama at its best.Thomas Meehan, Tony-Winning Writer of Annie and Hairspray, Dead at 88
Meehan wrote the book for several Broadway musicals including The Producers, Cry Baby and Elf.Marcia Clark Is Developing A Crime Series For ABC That Sounds A Lot Like Her Own Life
It will be about a prosecutor who is destroyed by the media during the trial of the century.Martin Scorsese and Todd Phillips Are Developing A Joker Origin Story Movie
No, this one is not for Jared Leto.Noah Galvin and Taylor Trensch Are the Next Evan Hansens
Galvin will perform from November 21 until Trensch starts performances mid-January.Game of Thrones’ Season-7 Finale Will Be Its Longest Episode Ever — and It Has a Curious Title
It’s gotta involve Jon and Dany.Kevin Can Wait Producer Defends Killing Off Erinn Hayes’s Character As ‘Right and Fair’
They wanted Kevin to learn how to be a single parent.We Hate to Break It to You, But Michael K. Williams Was Just Cut From the Han Solo Star Wars Spinoff
He was going to play a half-human, half-animal character.
A quiet response to the surge of white-nationalist activity across the country.How James Gunn Shot Guardians of the Galaxy 2’s Escape From the Elector
▶️ James Gunn reveals the hardest scene to shoot in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.14 Lingering Questions We Have About From Justin to Kelly
We interrogate Kelly Clarkson’s auspicious cinematic debut, sprung from a simpler time.Has Taylor Swift Been Watching Game of Thrones?
That dragon-snake thing actually says a lot about how Taylor Swift might be spending her free time.Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About ‘Despacito’
It’s on track to become one of the biggest songs of all time. Here’s where it came from.Carly Rae Jepsen on Her Relationship With Fame — and That New Album
“The ultimate thing for me is caring about leaving something good after I die.”The Village Voice Is Ending Its Weekly Print Edition
The New York staple will continue to publish online.The Defenders Recap: Black Sky Rising
“Ashes, Ashes” serves up the show’s most dramatic cliff-hanger yet.Behind the Rise of RuPaul’s Drag Race
“I remember thinking, from this moment on, my life will be very different.”Your Guide to All of the Bands in Twin Peaks
The old Roadhouse is a musical epicenter.