Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Madonna on NBC - You decide!

I don't know if you have heard or not but NBC is going to air a Madonna concert in November and many people are up in arms about it. Not the fact that it is a Madonna concert, but what Madonna is supposed to do in the concert.

I received an email from a friend put out by the American Family Association. Here is an excerpt:


NBC, Madonna Set To Mock The Crucifixion of Christ

Following the lead of Rosie O'Donnell and ABC, NBC has decided to join in the bashing of Christians by airing a Madonna special in November. A specific date has not been released.

In the show, Madonna, wearing a fake crown of thorns, descends on a suspended mirrored, disco ball-type cross. When some Christian leaders complained about the mockery, NBC ignored their concerns.


If you would like to see a video clip of it go here.
The AFA has a petition started to send to NBC. They are trying to get 1 million signatures to try and convince NBC to not air this show.
Am I going to call NBC or pass the petition around for signatures? Probably not. It does offend my senses as a Christian but I will show my dislike for it by chosing to not watch it if it does air.

Should you call or sign the petition? That is up to you.

I think Madonna thrives on shock value and this is another one of her pathetic attempts to do something new and shocking to keep her career going. I think it is plain tacky but am strong enough in my faith that I don't feel I need to convince NBC to not air it.

What are your feelings about this? Feel free to talk amongst yourselves.
(a little "Coffee Talk" reference there)



9 comments:

  1. Nothing Madonna does shocks me...unless she decided to go full on fundamentally Amish.

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  2. ha ha, that would really be funny!

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  3. I agree with you. She does these things for publicity, and boy does she get it. As they say, there is no such thing as bad publicity. I think it is best to ignore her and not support the frenzy...good or bad.

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  4. Like it really matters. Everybody already thinks Maddonna is a hoe in the first place... I really don't think she'd be getting any publicity from this anyway if it weren't for the angry Christians. Just ignore her...

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  5. I really admire this woman ! She came from far far away and made it just by provocating people ! I always remember I have seen a Madonna show on TV in the States while I were visiting my aunt (american) and she and I had a lot of fun about the reaction of all these moralistic people. That's just what Madonna wanted. When she was wearing a cross around her neck, that already shocked people but became very fashionable. I think it comes out of her italian catholic education. (My husband is italian) And that, I can tell you is something special ! So I don't wonder AT ALL that she behaves like that.

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  6. Anonymous10:44 AM

    Why is it tacky? I don't understand? Are you sure you are strong enough in your faith?

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  7. The wonderful thing about America is that you can choose to turn it off if you want. It's about choice.

    Besides, isn't this the Like a Prayer video all over again?

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  8. i find it interesting that the one person who questions your beliefs and your strength, is the only person not courageous enough to put their name to their comment.

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  9. Anonymous6:49 AM

    This might explain why she has to leave the country to find a baby to adopt?

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