- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 13, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna’s emotional speech in support of feminism at Billboard’s Women in Music awards has earned kudos from Lady Gaga.

Madonna opened her remarks after accepting the Woman of the Year award by thanking the audience for acknowledging her 34-year career in the face of what she called “blatant sexism and misogyny and constant bullying and relentless abuse.” She called herself a “bad feminist” who didn’t deny her sexuality.

Lady Gaga told Madonna on Twitter Monday night that her speech was “inspiring” and added, “You’re so brave & strong. Thanks for being that for us girls we need that.”

The ceremony was Friday and was broadcast Monday night on Lifetime.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide