September 27, 2016  

Video: Madonna Supports Free Pussy Riot During Moscow Concert

August 8, 2012 (7:46 am) GMT
Having her back written with the words 'PUSSY RIOT', Madge urges Russian government to free the feminist punk rock band, who were arrested for protesting against Vladimir Putin.

Another provocative action was presented by at her recent concert in Moscow, Russia. During her performance at the Olimpiyskiy on Tuesday night, August 7, the Queen of Pop made a speech and demanded Russian government to free the members of feminist punk rock band Pussy Riot, who were jailed for singing a protest against Vladimir Putin in a Russian Orthodox Church.

"I know there are many side to every story, and I mean no disrespect to the church or the government, but I think that these three girls - Masha, Katya, Nadya - I think that they have done something corageous," Madge told the crowds. "I pray for their freedom."

The superstar went on urging her devotees to support her as stating, "I know that everyone in this auditorium, if you are here as my fan, feels they have the right to be free." She then asked her fans, "Are you with me?" repeatedly, to which she was responded with screams of excitement.

After delivering her speech, Madonna stripped to a black bra and rocked a signature balaclava worn by Pussy Riot. She also showed off her back, which has the name of the punk rock band written on it, before delivering her hit single "Human Nature".

The Pussy Riot arrest case has stollen attention of various international musicians. Before Madonna, a number of artists including , , and have showed their support to free the feminist group from custody.






More Madonna News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. 'Stranger Things': Here's What Upside Down Is According to the Child Actors
  2. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Grab Breakfast Sans Kids Amid Rumor They Call Off Divorce
  3. Cheryl's Mom Fuels Rumors Singer Is Expecting a Child With Liam Payne
  4. Lionsgate Is Open for More 'Twilight' Sequels
  5. Cara Delevingne Nearly Topless in Ripped Top for Puma Campaign
  6. See Tom Brady Sunbathing Completely Naked During Vacation With Gisele Bundchen
  7. Everyone Is Excited to Meet Superman in New 'Supergirl' Season 2 Sneak Peeks
  8. Nick Jonas Shares His First Photo From 'Jumanji' Set, but There's a Catch