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Fans Boo Madonna

for Defending 'Gypsies'

8/27/2009 1:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Madonna was hit with a tidal wave of boos at her concert in Bucharest -- pronounced booooo′kÉ™ rest′ -- Romania last night, when she stopped her concert to raise awareness about the discrimination of "Gypsies" across Eastern Europe.



Despite the boos, Madonna -- who was accompanied onstage by Roma (aka Gypsy) performers -- didn't even flinch as the crowd became unruly, finishing her point saying, "freedom and equal rights for everyone ... Gyspies ... homosexuals .. people who are different."

After the rant, Madonna can be heard saying the words "god dammit" in frustration. That happens about 1:20 into the clip.

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106.

simon    

Mind your own business that has nothing to do with the here and now.

1829 days ago
107.

Jill    

what she said doesn't bother me, but her singing in Bucharest.... she's no Michael Jackson.

1829 days ago
108.

sharee    

ya'll are haters...i heard that elvis pressley has romani ancestors..go look it upp!!!!

1829 days ago
109.

janalal4    

I kept waiting for that "tidal wave of boos" but I didn't hear that?? Sounded like whistles & claps. Just me?

1829 days ago
110.

a romanian in Italy    

Madonna was boooed right at the start of her intervention and only when saying that gypsies are discriminated in eastern EU countries, not after and not because she defended them. I'm Romanian and I know for sure we do not discriminate them, actually as Just Me said previously, our past governments always tried to help them got a stable (as opposed to their nomade one) life and jobs, but frankly all that happened is what Just me said, they destroyed the houses offered and continued not working, making a living out of steeling and kidnapping childen all around Europe, ruining our name since they have Romanian citizenship and passports! In Naples (Italy), some Romanian gypsies were next to be killed by furious napoletans over kidnapping a small baby from the surroundings...and all the Romanian community in Italy, that is 1 million people, had to stand xenophobic reactions, since those gypsies were romanian citizens...Get real, Madonna!

1829 days ago
111.

J Byrd    

Oh STFU already! She's jumping on that "Love everyone" bandwagon crap! FU!!!

1829 days ago
112.

leah    

46. madonna was booed for acting like a condescending bitch. she came to romania, jumped on high horse and told us stupid romanians how we should behave, right?
how any american react when a foreign artist would start lecturing them about how they should stop being racist towards african-americans, latinos, arabs?

Posted at 1:49PM on Aug 27th 2009 by lala
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Exactly.

1829 days ago
113.

Dirtybax    

"to raise awareness about the discrimination of "Gypsies" across Eastern Europe."

I think they meant "discrimination against "Gypsies" Unless of course Madonna's raising awareness about how Gypsies love to discriminate against people.

1829 days ago
114.

proud    

SHUT UP AND SING...SKANK!

1829 days ago
115.

GGG    

If Madona can not understand the culture, she should shut her trap. How offensive she can be trying to make people thinks she cares!!!

1829 days ago
116.

Angry Democrat 'Sky Blu' from LMFAO attack GOP Romney on Purpose .    

Madonna is 1985 received a seriuos beating from her husband at that time (Sean Penn). Madonna decided to Divorce him , rather than put Sean Penn (the wife beater) in Jail. Hugo Chavez ,also, beats up his family.

UPDATE on Hugo Chavez
Tue Jul 14, 2009 7:11pm EDT
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's oil workers will be suspected of conspiring against President Hugo Chavez's socialist revolution if they do not join socialist workplace groups in the OPEC nation, the oil minister said on Tuesday. Note: This type of action by Hugo Chavez is a 'Text Book' definition of 'Fascism' (which Hugo Chavez has been accurately labeled a Fascist even by many left leaning historians).
Brief Hugo Chavez History:In 12/2006 Hugo Chavez stated that the ‘Jews own all the world’s wealth’, In 2007 Chavez stated that Catholics are ‘Liars and Perverts’ about catholics leaders , Chavez has laws against people who disagree with him politically and is Jailing or eliminating them, Hugo Chavez Forced (by Gun Point) out his democratically elected political opponents , Chavez claims he owns countries around him (like colombia), Chavez changed the flag and time zone, has a violent & oppressive police force (now),constantly increasing his military, considered South America’s first Fascist, claims thier will be a never ending war with the USA, and the list goes on and on.
So why did an American Politician like Democrat Delahunt (also others like Sean Penn, Belonfonte,etc) Not only support this fascist leader but did so in Venezuela ? Do Politicians Like Democrat Bill Delahunt want this type of fascism in the USA to occur -We should ,all, hope Not.
Also , Hugo Chavez Supported (his friend) AL-Bashir who commited mass genocide in Darfur. Chavez stated that he should Not be prosecuted.

Tell Sean Penn EQUAL RIGHTS FOR VENEZUELAN CITZENS and Say No to Fascism or (Chavistas) in South America

1829 days ago
117.

Walter    

Gypsies are a criminal nusiance across Europe. Nobody likes or wants them and it is their own fault.

1829 days ago
118.

moonray    



Does anyone care what this tired old skank has to say ?

1829 days ago
119.

Seriously    

People want to be entertained. Not listen to
her political BS. STFU and do your job.
You're lucky people still pay good money to see you
seeing as you're wayyyyyyyyyy past your prime.

1829 days ago
120.

Carmen    

I don't care for Madonna but she is right in this case. We all need to do our part of discreminating against "anyone." It doesn't matter age,color,sex,straight,bi or gay. We're all in this together.

1829 days ago
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