A viral video of homosexual icon Madonna showing to counsel that she is homosexual herself has taken the web by storm.
In a video posted on the singer’s TikTok account Sunday, she holds up a pair of pink underwear subsequent to the caption, “If I Miss, I’m Homosexual!” She tries to chuck the underwear in a trash can — and misses — earlier than the video cuts to her dramatically turning away from the digicam.
After racking up hundreds of thousands of views, Madonna turned the No. 1 most searched matter on Google in the USA at one level Monday. Social media buzzed with reactions.
“Did I simply witness Madonna popping out, good for her,” one of many high feedback on the video says, adopted by, “Madonna has been an out bisexual for actually a long time my dudes” and “Her PR group is freaking out.”
The well-known ally of the LGBTQ group and mom of six has solely been in public long-term relationships with males, together with director Man Ritchie and actor Sean Penn. However she sparked relationship rumors after she just lately kissed bisexual rapper Tokischa within the entrance row of a New York Vogue Week present. Additionally they kissed at a New York Metropolis Satisfaction live performance this summer season.
Followers have lengthy suspected Madonna is bisexual, and in a 1991 interview with the LGBTQ publication The Advocate, she stated she believed “all people has a bisexual nature.”
Designer Isaac Mizrahi was requested in February about Madonna’s relationship within the ‘90s with actress and comic Sandra Bernhard, who’s bisexual. Throughout an interview on Andy Cohen’s discuss present “Watch What Occurs Stay!” Mizrahi suggested Bernhard and Madonna at one level had a sexual relationship.
The 64-year-old has been a significant presence within the queer group for many years. Her ballroom-inspired — and, critics have argued, appropriated — 1990 music “Vogue” performed a large function in what turned one of many first examples of LGBTQ subculture seeping into extra mainstream in style tradition. She was lively within the battle in opposition to AIDS and has lengthy advocated for same-sex marriage and LGBTQ rights extra broadly.
“The homosexual group has been extremely supportive of me,” she advised Ellen DeGeneres throughout a 2010 interview during which she sounded the alarm a couple of rise in suicides amongst homosexual youngsters. “I wouldn’t have a profession if it weren’t for the homosexual group.”
Madonna’s head-scratching TikTok is simply the most recent instance of a celeb inflicting confusion about their sexuality by showing to casually come out publicly amid broader debates about queerbaiting within the age of social media. Madonna’s video resembles one other current TikTok from actress Shay Mitchell, who performed a lesbian within the teen drama “Fairly Little Liars,” during which Mitchell appears to return out as bisexual.
Representatives for Madonna didn’t instantly reply to NBC Information’ request for remark.
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