What does an aging pop star do, when she’s almost 50 and her halcyon days are long gone? Well, first try some retro-disco and then grab some free press through an outrageous act.
Madonna has launched her first world tour in two years, delighting an enthusiastic Los Angeles crowd by hanging herself from a cross, insulting US President George Bush, and dusting off some of the sexy moves that have sustained her career for more than 20 years.
Pop diva Madonna kicked off her Confessions tour 45 minutes late at The Forum on Sunday, but fans said they’d wait another two hours if they had to for the colorful dance music icon.
A better title for Madonna’s Confessions Tour might be the Go to Confession Tour, as you feel like you need to by the time the show is over.
Madonna launched her first world tour in two years on Sunday, delighting an enthusiastic Los Angeles crowd by suspending herself from a cross, insulting President George W. Bush and dusting off some of the sexy moves that have sustained her career for more than 20 years.
Madonna, her cast and crew, and some 20,000 ticket holders crossed picket lines Sunday night at The Forum in Los Angeles, for the opening night of one of summer’s best-selling concert tours.
MADONNA’S world tour began in typically provocative fashion when the pop singer hung from a cross, shouted an obscenity at an image of President Bush, showed video footage that seemed to compare Tony Blair to Adolf Hitler, and writhed around on a device that combined a horse’s saddle with a stripper’s pole.
Despite being raised Catholic, pop recording artist Madonna has managed once again to offend some Catholic groups by staging a “crucifixion” on a 20-foot, “disco-fied” cross.