Madonna issues ‘wake up’ call on gun violence in graphic music video


Congress. The “God Control” video had been viewed more than 360,000 times on YouTube some two hours after its release on Wednesday. A message before the video reads, “The story you’re about to see is very disturbing. Popular Photos

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In a message on her social media accounts, Madonna urged people to “insist on common-sense gun safety legislation” and directed fans to gun control organizations they could support. cities. The video also uses TV footage of demonstrators calling for stricter gun control, including the 2018 “March For Our Lives,” in Washington and other U.S. The United States has seen hundreds of mass shootings in schools, workplaces, places of worship and leisure in recent years but stricter gun control legislation has proven difficult to pass in the U.S. But it’s happening everyday. “Seeing the reality, and the brutality of things makes you wake up,” the singer told People magazine on Wednesday. And it has to stop.”
“We need to wake up,” Madonna sings. Advertising

Called “God Control,” the disco beat song and video depicts a gunman opening fire in a crowded nightclub or bar and images of actors playing dancers who fall to the ground, bleeding, or try to flee. This is what it looks like. “This is really happening. 0
Comment(s) Madonna, 60, said the video was designed to shock. Good, ‘cause then maybe you will do something about it,” she said. Advertising

While the music video does not refer to any one incident, it recalls the June 2016 shooting inside the Pulse gay nightclub in Florida, in which 49 people were killed and 53 injured. Does it make you feel bad? It shows graphic scenes of gun violence.