- The 63-year-old singer posted several photos on Instagram on Sunday – including one of photographer Steven Klein with a knife around his neck.
- In the shots she wore her hair up in a braid and shared an accompanying caption in which she revealed that her staff worked on her latest project for free.
- The confession sparked fury among followers, who asked why a multi-millionaire would use unpaid labor in an already difficult time.
- Other points of annoyance included anger at her braided hairstyle amid concerns over cultural appropriation and fury at the use of a knife as a prop.
Madonna stirred up controversy once again with her latest Instagram snaps on Sunday – which led to many accusations from fans.
The Material Girl songwriter, 63, took to the photosharing site to post several images — including one of the photographer holding a knife around Steven Klein’s neck and a caption that shows his staff worked on his recent project for free. Was.
Comments flooded in from fans, who reprimanded the multi-millionaire for allowing unpaid labor, while others were furious at his braided hairstyle – accusing the star of cultural appropriation – and some insisted Giving that she was glorifying violence.
Fury: Madonna stirred controversy once again with her latest Instagram snaps on Sunday – which led to a number of accusations from fans.
In the images, Madonna was seen holding a copy of the new photographic creation V Magazine, as Klein holds a knife to his chin.
Madonna, born as Madonna Louise Ciccone, appears to be frozen, standing with her eyes closed and her hands on the cover of V Magazine, which recreates the death of Marilyn Monroe as Madonna Came under fire for making illustrations.
She wore her hair in braids for the snap, while showcasing her remarkably smooth complexion and donning a simple black ensemble.
Her accompanying caption read: ‘Proud of my collaboration with @stevenkleinstudio for @vmagazine and knowing that against all odds…
The Proud: The Material Girl songwriter, 63, took to the photosharing site to post several images — including a photographer holding a knife around Steven Klein’s throat and a caption revealing that his employees have paid freebies on his recent project. had worked in
slammed: he was reprimanded for the use of free labor despite his wealth
‘And with very little support from the non artistic people who kept pushing back and the fact that we did it with almost zero budget, we were still able to make ART! Art is not dead if you have the strength to fight to believe in it!!…
‘Thank you to all who supported us and slept on the couch and worked long hours and all for free for supporting madam – who is not only to disturb the peace but to keep the art alive. Send me a big kiss’.
One of the first outrage among fans was that employees worked on a project for free, despite Madonna’s millionaire status.
Fans wrote: ‘Worked for free??? Why didn’t you pay them yourself? Are you short of cash or something… oh my god. If you have almost zero budget as Madonna, I don’t know what to expect for unsigned artists like us?
Artist: The Material Girl says ‘art is not dead’ in her Instagram post
Oh dear… her braided hairdo was also an issue among fans
Definition of ‘exploitation = people working for you for free in the name of art… why are people working for free and sleeping on the couch while working for millionaires?????? It’s not like whoever made it supports art!’
Others pointed to the fact that posing with a knife was problematic in ‘glorifying and promoting’ violence against women in the name of art.
Angry followers wrote: ‘Madonna please don’t pose with a man with a knife around his neck – this is not a photo op – this is really bad!!!…
‘@stevenkleinstudio actually used a knife @interpol_hq @cia and when @madonna…