Madonna Jokes About ‘Swelling From Surgery’ After Criticism

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Proud of herself. Madonna confirmed off her “cute” complexion after weathering criticism over her look on the 2023 Grammys earlier this month.

“Look how cute i’m now that swelling from surgical procedure has gone down. Lol 😂,” the “Vogue” songstress, 64, tweeted on Monday, February 20, alongside a photo of herself wearing ripped denims and a baseball cap bearing the message, “Spiritually Hungry.”

Earlier this month, the Swept Away actress clapped again after on-line trolls mocked her look when she appeared on the sixty fifth Annual Grammy Awards on February 5. The “Like a Prayer” singer introduced the Greatest Pop Duo/Group Efficiency trophy to Sam Smith and Kim Petras.

“As an alternative of specializing in what I mentioned in my speech which was about giving thanks for the fearlessness of artists like Sam and Kim- Many individuals selected to solely speak about Shut-up pictures of me Taken with a protracted lens digital camera By a press photographer that Would distort anybody’s face!!” the Michigan native wrote by way of Instagram on February 7. “As soon as once more I’m caught within the glare of ageism and misogyny That permeates the world we reside in. A world that refuses to have a good time girls previous the age of 45 And feels the necessity to punish her If she continues to be robust willed, hard-working and adventurous.”

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The Grammy winner went on to cite Beyoncé‘s “Break My Soul,” including: “I sit up for many extra years of subversive habits -pushing boundaries-Standing as much as the patriarchy -and Most of all having fun with my life. Bow down bitches!”

Madonna has by no means publicly confirmed whether or not she’s had any beauty work accomplished on any a part of her physique, and her feedback on the subject are uncommon. “I’m definitely not in opposition to cosmetic surgery,” she informed the U.Ok.’s Mirror in 2012. “Nevertheless, I’m completely in opposition to having to debate it.”

Whereas she’s stayed mum on the subject of beauty procedures, the “Hung Up” artist has been outspoken about pushing again in opposition to ageism as she continues to document and tour effectively into her 60s.

“Folks have all the time been attempting to silence me for one purpose or one other, whether or not it’s that I’m not fairly sufficient, I don’t sing effectively sufficient, I’m not proficient sufficient, I’m not married sufficient, and now it’s that I’m not younger sufficient,” the Dick Tracy star informed British Vogue in Could 2019. “So they simply preserve looking for a hook to hold their beef about me being alive on. Now I’m preventing ageism, now I’m being punished for turning 60.”