Why Madonna should rock her wrinkles

If she really wants to regain the limelight, Madonna should take on age, not politics

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Madonna is still provocative — just not in the way she'd like to be.

The singer generated the wrong sort of controversy when she appropriated the images of civil rights crusaders like Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela in an attempt to promote her new record. Entitled Rebel Heart, the album's cover features Madonna's face tied up in ropes while her gaze remains unbroken. The singer encouraged her fans to recreate the image with other great rebels from history, which she then shared with her followers alongside the hashtag #rebelheart. She also used the hashtag to show her support for the victims of the terrorist attack on French magazine Charlie Hedbo, seen as a crass move by many.

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