Madonna defends explosive anti-Trump comments: 'I'm not a violent person'
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Madonna defended her remarks at the Women's March on Washington, noting Sunday she's “not a violent person.”

At Saturday's march, the iconic pop singer said she imagined "blowing up the White House."

"Yesterday's Rally. was an amazing and beautiful experience. I came and performed 'Express Yourself' and thats exactly what i did," Madonna wrote on Instagram. "However I want to clarify some very important things. I am not a violent person, I do not promote violence and it's important people hear and understand my speech in it's entirety rather than one phrase taken wildly out of context.

"My speech began with 'I want to start a revolution of love,'" she added. But Madonna also said Saturday that she has “thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House.”

"Yes, I'm angry. Yes, I am outraged. Yes, I have thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House, but I know that this won't change anything. We cannot fall into despair," she said at the march.

President Trump’s team responded to the comments on Sunday morning.

“You have a very prominent singer who’s worth hundreds of millions of dollars not going over to a women’s shelter here in D.C. to write a check, but instead saying she thought of, quote, ‘burning down the White House,’” top Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway said.


Madonna was one of several celebrities and speakers who participated in the Women’s March on Washington

Madonna performed a set of songs for the crowd, including her hits “Express Yourself” and “Human Nature."