Texas Radio Station Bans Madonna’s Music After “Un-American” Speech At Women’s March

Madonna flexing her right to freedom of speech is a punishable offense for Texarkana, Texas radio station HITS 105.

They announced in a statement via Facebook her music catalogue was banned “indefinitely following the singer’s comments over the weekend."

The Queen of Pop gave an "angry" speech at the Women's March in D.C. last Saturday (Jan. 21), which included a questionable quote that she thought about "blowing up the White House."

"Welcome to the revolution of love, to the rebellion, to our refusal as women to accept this new age of tyranny, where not just women are in danger but all marginalized people, where being uniquely different right now might truly be considered a crime. It took this horrific moment of darkness to wake us the f--- up."

HITS 105 has responded with censorship.

"In addition to ‘F-bombs’ in her speech, Madonna talked about how upset the election results had made her including her now infamous, 'Yes, I'm angry. Yes, I am outraged. Yes, I have thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House,' comments," they write.

General Manager of HITS 105, Terry Thomas, says “banning all Madonna songs at HITS 105 is not a matter of politics, it’s a matter of patriotism. It just feels wrong to us to be playing Madonna songs and paying her royalties when the artist has shown un-American sentiments. If all stations playing Madonna took their lead from us, that would send a powerful economic message to Madonna.”



Madonna faced backlash for the speech, specifically the threat to the White House, and wrote a post on Instagram to clarify: “I am not a violent person, I do not promote violence and it’s important people hear and understand my speech in it’s entirety rather than one phrase taken wildly out of context,” she wrote in a post on Instagram. “I spoke in metaphor and I shared two ways of looking at things – one was to be hopeful, and one was to feel anger and outrage, which I have personally felt. However, I know that acting out of anger doesn’t solve anything. And the only way to change things for the better is to do it with love.”

Since the hoopla, the Material Girl has set her Instagram account to "private."




Yesterday's Rally. was an amazing and beautiful experience. I came and performed Express Yourself and thats exactly what i did. However I want to clarify some very important things. I am not a violent person, I do not promote violence and it's important people hear and understand my speech in it's entirety rather than one phrase taken wildly out of context. My speech began with " I want to start a revolution of love." ♥️ I then go on to take this opportunity to encourage women and all marginalized people to not fall into despair but rather to come together and use it as a starting point for unity and to create positive change in the world. I spoke in metaphor and I shared two ways of looking at things — one was to be hopeful, and one was to feel anger and outrage, which I have personally felt. However, I know that acting out of anger doesn’t solve anything. And the only way to change things for the better is to do it with love. It was truly an honor to be part of an audience chanting “we choose love”. 🙏🏻🇺🇸♥️🙏🏻🇺🇸♥️🙏🏻🇺🇸♥️🙏🏻🇺🇸♥️🙏🏻🇺🇸 #revoltutionoflove♥️#revolutionoflove♥️*******************************************************

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