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Madonna defends comments that saw her compare leak of Rebel Heart to rape

Madonna has addressed the backlash she received after claiming that the hacking of her album Rebel Heart felt like rape.

The popstar made the comments in a new article but has since doubled down on her remarks, claiming that she is ‘allowed to use that analogy having been raped at the age of 19’.

‘The journalist who wrote this article spent days and hours and months with me and was invited into a world which many people dont get to see, but chose to focus on trivial and superficial matters such as the ethnicity of my stand in or the fabric of my curtains and never ending comments about my age which would never have been mentioned had I been a MAN!’ Madonna shared on Instagram.

‘Women have a really hard time being the champions of other women even if they are posing as intellectual feminists. I’m sorry I spent 5 minutes with her. It makes me feel raped.

‘And yes I’m allowed to use that analogy having been raped at the age of 19. Further proof that the venerable N.Y.T. Is one of the founding fathers of the Patriarchy. And I say—-DEATH TO THE PATRIARCHY woven deep into the fabric of Society. I will never stop fighting to eradicate it.’

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Madame ❌ on the cover of N.Y.T. Magazine photographed by my dear friend @jr……….Also sharing my fav photo that never made it in, along with pre-shoot chat and a celebratory glass of wine ? after many hours of work! To say that I was disappointed in the article would be an understatement- It seems. You cant fix society And its endless need to diminish, Disparage or degrade that which they know is good. Especially strong independent women. The journalist who wrote this article spent days and hours and months with me and was invited into a world which many people dont get to see, but chose to focus on trivial and superficial matters such as the ethnicity of my stand in or the fabric of my curtains and never ending comments about my age which would never have been mentioned had I been a MAN! Women have a really hard time being the champions of other women even if. they are posing as intellectual feminists. Im sorry i spent 5 minutes with her. It makes me feel raped. And yes I’m allowed to use that analogy having been raped at the age of 19. Further proof that the venerable N.Y.T. Is one of the founding fathers of the Patriarchy. And I say—-DEATH TO THE PATRIARCHY woven deep into the fabric of Society. I will never stop fighting to eradicate it. ?

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In the article, Madonna opened up on the early leak of her album, which came months before she had planned to release the tracks.

‘There are no words to describe how devastated I was,’ she said to the publication.

‘It took me a while to recover, and put such a bad taste in my mouth I wasn’t really interested in making music. I felt raped.’#

The album – Madonna’s 13th – had been set for a March 2015 release but after several leaks she released it four months early in December 2014.

A police investigation led to an Israeli man being arrested and charged with hacking into Madonna’s computer and leaking the songs.

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