Saturday 3 December 2016

Madonna's lewd offer to Trump voters is body blow for feminism

Being a woman doesn't make the Queen of Pop's crude locker-room talk any more appealing

Eilis O'Hanlon

Published 23/10/2016 | 02:30

Indecent proposal: By reducing what she had to offer in this election to a question of sex, Madonnna was reinforcing the idea that this is what women are ultimately good for Photo: REUTERS/Stephen Hird/Files
Indecent proposal: By reducing what she had to offer in this election to a question of sex, Madonnna was reinforcing the idea that this is what women are ultimately good for Photo: REUTERS/Stephen Hird/Files

Raunchy female performers such as Madonna and Beyonce are often held up as examples of strong independent women, and anyone who dares to criticise their hyper-sexualised personas is dismissed as a prude who wants women to dress like nuns and save themselves for their wedding night.

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Now what does Madonna do to show the detractors that she's more than just the sum of her body parts?

She publicly offers to perform sex acts on anyone who doesn't vote for Republican candidate Donald Trump in the US presidential election.

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