Madonna Calls COVID-19 Great Equalizer in Video from Her Bathtub and Gets Slammed by Fans

Famous pop star Madonna drew backlash after calling coronavirus the "Great Equalizer" in her most recent video. 

The 61-year-old singer has already deleted the video from her social media accounts. However, it was quickly downloaded and shared by other people online.

In the video, Madonna can be seen stripping down in a bathtub brimming with flower petals. She then talks about how the virus doesn't discriminate.

Madonna at Pier 97 on June 30, 2019 in New York City. | Photo: Getty Images

Madonna at Pier 97 on June 30, 2019 in New York City. | Photo: Getty Images


"That's the thing about COVID-19," Madonna said, as reported by US Weekly. She added that "it doesn't care about how rich you are, how famous you are, how funny you are, how smart you are, where you live, how old you are, what amazing stories you can tell."

As she speaks in the video, the piano music can be heard playing in the background. "It's the great equalizer and what's terrible about it is what's great about it," Madonna said.

The "Material Girl" singer continued that what's horrible about the coronavirus is that it's made us all equal in many ways, and what's terrific about it is that it's made us all equal in many ways.


In the clip, Madonna also mentioned that we are all in the same boat and that if the ship goes down, we're all going down together.

Social media users were rushed to critique the singer's comments in the comments section. A fan of Madonna for a long time said that she's disappointed the pop star hasn't donated a dime to relief efforts when business and lives are falling apart.

Madonna has been sharing updates as she self-isolates with her family amid coronavirus fears.


Another user added that Madonna has gone crazy. Someone else commented, telling the singer to shut down her Twitter and just do the world a favor right now.

Another user urged Madonna to donate some of her money to a charity to help the health workers, delivery people, truck drivers, and store clerks. 

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I am deeply sorry that I have to cancel my concert scheduled for Monday January 27th in London. Under doctors guidance I have been told to rest for a few days. As you all know, I have injuries that have plagued me since the beginning of the tour but I must always listen to my body and put my health first. The last thing I want to do is disappoint my fans or compromise the integrity of my show. So I will keep going until I cannot. As always- anyone who purchased a ticket will be refunded for tickets purchased that evening. The show on Wednesday January 29th will go as scheduled. Again I am deeply sorry to disappoint anyone and please know that it hurts me more than you can imagine to have to cancel any shows. Thank you again for your understanding. 🙏🏼.

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As reported by Independent, Madonna has been sharing updates as she self-isolates with her family amid coronavirus fears.

On March 20, she took to Instagram to share a video of herself singing her hit song "Vogue." However, she changed the lyrics to discuss how she has fried fish for dinner.

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