June 4, 2012
Madonna under fire as Israel concert draws heavy media flak [VIDEO]
French National Front considers legal action for use of Marine Le Pen image with swastika.
France’s far-right National Front is considering a lawsuit against Madonna over a video she used during her concert in Israel on Thursday night. The clip showed party leader Marine Le Pen with a swastika on her forehead.
While she performed the song “Nobody Knows Me” in Ramat Gan Stadium, Madonna showed a video in which her face was collaged with a number of well-known personalities. The face of Marine Le Pen appeared for a few seconds with a swastika affixed to her forehead before dissolving into a composite character resembling Adolf Hitler.
The concert, which opened Madonna’s 65-city MDNA world tour, received mixed reviews from the international press, which provided extensive coverage - around 80 foreign journalists were here for the performance.
Read more at Haaretz.com.
Skip to 1:32 in the footage below to see Marine Le Pen in Madonna’s show: