Madonna on Donald Trump winning election - "It's not a bad dream. It really happened"
UPI News Service, 01/11/2017
Madonna continues to voice her displeasure concerning President-elect Donald Trump calling the hotel mogul's upcoming term in office a "nightmare."
"I wake up every morning and it's like when you break up with somebody who has really broken your heart," the pop icon said in a new cover story published Tuesday from Harper's Bazaar.
"You wake up and for a second you're just you, and then you go, 'Oh, the person I love more than anything has just broken my heart, and I'm devastated and I'm broken and I have nothing. I'm lost.' That's how I feel every morning. I wake up and I go, 'Wait a second. Donald Trump is the president. It's not a bad dream. It really happened.' It's like being dumped by a lover and also being stuck in a nightmare," she continued.
Madonna said she plans on getting more political and speaking out more during Trump's presidency.
"I have to get way more vocal and become a little bit less mysterious," the 58-year-old said, noting that others in the music industry will remain silent.
"What I find really astonishing is how quiet everybody is in my industry. I mean, nobody in the entertainment business except for maybe a handful of people ever speak out about what's going on. Nobody takes a political stance or expresses an opinion," Madonna noted.
"Everyone's really afraid. Because it doesn't affect their daily life yet, no one's doing anything about it."
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