By Hayden Wright
Madonna’s behavior on the final leg of her Rebel Heart Tour has raised some eyebrows. She’s included a clown-costumed portion featuring “Tears of a Clown,” made generous use of her liquor bottle props, and appeared to some critics to be genuinely “drunk or high” onstage.READ MORE: Serinda Swan On Her Character Dr. Jenny Cooper In The CW's 'Coroner': 'The Humanity Seen In Jenny Is Really Resonating With People' Amy Smart On 'DC's Stargirl': 'It's Pure Entertainment'
The consummate professional unleashed a defense on Instagram, writing that the erratic behavior is just part of the performance and haters need to lighten up.
“Too bad people don’t know the art of acting and playing a character,” writes Madonna. “I could never do any of my shows high or drunk. And yes underlying all of this is sexism and mysongony which proves that not only do we not get equal pay [but] we are still treated like heretics if we step out of line and think outside the box!”MORE NEWS: Penn Jillette On Looking Forward To Getting Back On Stage Post-COVID: 'I Love Doing Shows, It's Really Been My Whole Life'