Madonna has lashed out at intolerance in Europe, saying it is now so high in France and across the continent that “it feels like Nazi Germany”.
Speaking to French radio station Europe 1 in an interview aired on Friday morning, Madonna said “antisemitism is at an all-time high” in France and elsewhere in Europe, and likened the atmosphere to the period when German fascism was on the ascent…
We’re living in crazy times.
It was a country that embraced everyone and encouraged freedom in every way, shape or form – artistic expression of freedom. Now that’s completely gone.
France was once a country that accepted people of colour, and was a place artists escaped to, whether it was Josephine Baker or Charlie Parker.
I was receiving a lot of criticism and threats from Marine Le Pen.
What I said two years ago is valid today. It’s not just happening in France, it’s all over Europe. But particularly in France.
The level of intolerance is so enormous it’s scary.
The full interview…