HEY, AL SHARPTON: Madonna Calls Her Son A ‘N*gger’ in Instagram Picture

Published on January 19, 2014

Madonna has apologized for calling her son, Rocco Ritchie, the N-word in an Instagram picture following a public outcry.

The outspoken entertainer landed in hot water on Friday after using the bizarre hastag ‘#disn****’in a caption accompanying a photo of her 13-year-old son boxing.

While she’s not known for bowing down to criticism, the Material Girl deleted the image within minutes of posting it and last night issued a heartfelt apology.

‘I am sorry if I offended anyone with my use of the N-word on Instagram,’ she said in a public statement posted on her Instagram and Facebook feeds.

‘It was not meant as a racial slur. I am not a racist. There’s no way to defend the use of the word. It was all about intention.

‘It was used as a term of endearment toward my son who is white. I appreciate that it’s a provocative word and I apologize if it gave people the wrong impression. Forgive me.’

On Friday night, the 55-year-old singer posted a picture of Rocco boxing with the comment: ‘No one messes with Dirty Soap! Mama said knock you out! #disn****’  


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