April 11th, 2013

Malawian government criticizes Madonna, accuses her of holding country to ransom

Posted on 11 Apr 2013 at 1:21am

The Malawi government issued an angry attack on the pop diva Madonna Wednesday, alleging expected to be granted VIP treatment during her controversial tour to this southern African country last week.

A strongly-worded statement issued Wednesday by the president’s office, State House, in the capital, Lilongwe, accused Madonna of using her fame and money to press the government of Malawi to give her VIP treatment.

“Granted, Madonna is a famed international musician. But that does not impose an injunction of obligation on any government under whose territory Madonna finds…