Madonna faces suit over Le Pen swastika

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The video image in question has appeared in previous shows of the world tour - AFP
Pop star Madonna faces a suit by the far-right French National Front after showing party leader Marine Le Pen with a swastika on her forehead during a concert in France. The video which flashed an image of Le Pen’s forehead with a swastika served as a backdrop for Madonna’s performance of the song, “Nobody Knows Me.” It was followed by an image that resembled Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. National Front vice-president Florian Philippot said, “We cannot accept such an odious comparison,” adding that the legal suit will be filed this week. Philippot said, “This is just another provocation in Madonna’s world tour so that people will talk about her.”


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