Madonna: It felt like someone died
Madonna admitted she’s disappointed that Donald Trump has won the US Presidency and feels “betrayed” by every woman who voted for him instead of placing their faith in Hillary Clinton.
Asked about her feelings toward the recent election, she shared with Billboard magazine: “It felt like someone died. It felt like a combination of the heartbreak and betrayal you feel when someone you love more than anything leaves you, and also a death.
I feel that way every morning; I wake up and say, ‘Oh, wait, Donald Trump is still the president,’ and it wasn’t a bad dream that I had. It feels like women betrayed us. The percentage of women who voted for Trump was insanely high.”
And the singer believes that women don’t normally support other women, hence the reason for them voting against the Democratic candidate.
She added: “Women hate women. That’s what I think it is. Women’s nature is not to support other women. It’s really sad. Men protect each other, and women protect their men and children. Women turn inward and men are more external.
A lot of it has do with jealousy and some sort of tribal inability to accept that one of their kind could lead a nation. Other people just didn’t bother to vote because they didn’t like either candidate, or they didn’t think Trump had a chance in the world. They took their hands off the wheel and then the car crashed.”
The 58-year-old star has even lost a lot of sleep as a result, adding: “Of course [I’m surprised]. I was devastated, surprised, in shock. I haven’t really had a good night’s sleep since he has been elected. We’re f***ed.”