Madonna slams Instagram for censoring risque photos: It’s astounding to me
Madonna has taken a stand against Instagram (Picture: @madonna, Instagram)
Madonna has a huge bone to pick with Instagram for removing her controversial and risque photo shoot.
The Like A Virgin hitmaker increased her shock factor by sharing racy photos of herself posing on a bed dressed in lingerie and fishnet tights, while also flashing a nipple in a couple of the snaps.
As for Instagram? They decided to take down the photos for apparently breaching their guidelines on nudity.
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On Thursday, Madonna, 63, reposted the images but with her modesty covered with various emoji.
She then blasted the social media platform in the caption, writing: ‘I’m reposting photographs Instagram took down without warning or notification….. The reason they gave my management that does not handle my account was that a small portion of my nipple was exposed.
‘It is still astounding to me that we live in a culture that allows every inch of a woman’s body to be shown except a nipple.
As if that is the only part of a woman’s anatomy that could be sexualized. The nipple that nourishes the baby!’
She continued: ‘Can’t a mans nipple be experienced as erotic ??!! And what about a woman’s ass which is never censored anywhere. Giving thanks that I have managed to maintain my sanity through four decades of censorship…… sexism……ageism and misogyny.
Referring to Thanksgiving which the US is celebrating today, the pop icon added: ‘Perfectly timed with the lies we have been raised to believe about the pilgrims peacefully breaking bread with the Native American Indians when they landed on Plymouth Rock! God bless America 🇺🇸 ♥️❌