Eurovision: Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during performance
( CNN) Madonna’s hugely forecasted recital during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel gleaned plaudits from the crowd but invoked eyebrows among the show’s onlookers, as the pop legend mixed new information with a hugely popular classic and a noticeable political statement
She acted during the interval of the wildly popular European singing challenger, hosted this year in Israel after “the two countries ” prevailed last year’s contest. Despite government backlash over this year’s host country
of Israel, Madonna had a message of her own.
She kicked off her determined with her immensely popular 1989 stumble “Like A Prayer, ” dangled in a Gothic cloak and black eye-patch.