Quick Answer: Why was like a prayer so controversial?

What was the controversy with Madonna’s Like a Prayer video?

The backlash to the video was intense: The Vatican banned it, and Pope John Paul II encouraged fans to boycott Madonna in Italy. “I don’t remember anybody standing up for it,” she says. “Except the general public.” A far tamer Pepsi commercial set to the song (and made for four times the budget) was yanked fast.

What is Madonna wearing in like a prayer?

In the first scene, Madonna wears a coat that was from Stewart’s own wardrobe, which she notes had a religious significance: “The idea was that it was a priest’s robe, or of a religious order.” One of the most memorable pieces was Madonna’s structured slip dress.

What movie is Like a Prayer in?

Music video for Madonna’s song Like a Prayer. Music video for Madonna’s song Like a Prayer. Music video for Madonna’s song Like a Prayer.

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What does Madonna mean?

1 archaic : lady —used as a form of respectful address. 2 obsolete : an Italian lady. 3a : virgin mary. b : an artistic depiction (such as a painting or statue) of the Virgin Mary.

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