Don’t worry, Madonna doesn’t really plan to blow up the White House

Following her controversial but impassioned speech at Saturday’s Women’s March in Washington, D.C., Madonna has denied that she plans to blow up the White House

On Saturday, millions of women (and men) all around the world attended marches in response to the inauguration of Donald Trump and the mounting pressures on women’s rights all around the world. Indeed, the marches in the U.S. are being touted as the biggest demonstrations in the country’s history.

Among the likes of America Ferrera, singer and star of Hidden Figures Janelle Monaé, and author Janet Mock was legendary pop music icon and activist Madonna.–feJk?feature=oembed

In an expletive filled speech, Madonna welcomed the crowd to “the revolution of love” and even performed “Express Yourself” and a new rendition of her track “Human Nature,” in which she took aim the Donald Trump.

However, the singer’s speech was met with controversy when she appeared to say that she’d considered blowing up the White House.

"Yes, I’m angry. Yes, I’m outraged. Yes, I have thought an awful thought about blowing up the White House. But I know that this won’t change anything," she said. "We can’t fall into despair."

Well, now Madonna has clarified her comments about blowing up the White House.

In an Instagram post, the “Vogue” singer defended her comments, stating that she isn’t a violent person, and doesn’t condone violence.

"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. "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."

The Queen of Pop went on to say that she knows acting out of anger doesn’t help situations and that choosing love was the answer.

Despite Madonna’s clarification, however, Page Six reports that the Secret Service have been made aware of Madonna’s comments and are investigating them.

Similarly, Trump’s Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus, chastised Madonna’s comments.

"One of the singers said she wanted to blow up the White House," he told Fox News. "I mean, can you imagine saying that about President Obama?"

Similarly, Kellyanne Conway, a senior White House aide who recently defended Trump’s press secretary Sean Spicer by saying that his decision to hold a conference in which he shared false information and lies about the attendance numbers of Trump’s inauguration was him providing “alternative facts,” also criticized Madonna.

In a statement, one US official told The New York Post that Madonna’s statement will indeed be evaluated.

"It’s all about intent. Is she intending to do harm to the White House or President Trump? Otherwise it will be characterized as inappropriate, the official said. “If it’s characterized as inappropriate, then there won’t be any discussions with the U.S. Attorney. If it’s determined that there’s intent on her part, then there will be discussions with the U.S. Attorney and they’ll take it from there.

It’s unclear at this time whether Madonna will indeed become the center of an investigation.

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