Madonna knows how to put on a show. And 25 years ago today, she put on a show that almost got her arrested. It was a controversial set, juxtaposing sexualization with Catholic imagery. Truth or Dare is one of the best music documentaries ever made — and my personal favorite.
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Flashback Friday: 25 years ago Madonna was threatened with arrest for performing 'Like a Virgin'
Anyone who's watched Madonna 's revealing documentary Truth or Dare remembers the unforgettable scene where Madge, despite warnings of arrest from local police, simulates masturbation while singing "Like a Virgin" on her Blond Ambition Tour. Christopher Ciccone, who was assisting his sister on tour at the time, relayed the message to Madonna, explaining "a representative from the D. Just before she went out on stage, Madonna joined hands with her dancers for a prayer circle. In typical Madonna fashion, she opened with "Dear Lord, this is our last night in the fascist state of Toronto," and concluded by praising the United States for protecting free speech. Presumably God heard her prayer and complied. As anyone who's seen the movie knows, Madonna got off -- not just on stage, but from the long arm of the law. She'd called their bluff, and by doing so, opened the gates for everyone from Marilyn Manson to Miley Cyrus to shock and awe on stage in the decades to come.
Madonna Was Nearly Arrested for Simulating Masturbation 25 Years Ago Today
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She gave some lip at the VMAs. It was the kiss that shook the world whenMadonna locked lips with not just Britney Spears, but Christina Aguilera, too, at the award show. Madonna rides around in a yellow car with license plates reading "Pussy" and "Cat" , running over men and setting things on fire, the video was played just a few times before it was banned by both channels.