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During a Monday morning interview on Fox & Friends, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) suggested Madonna should be arrested for her comments over the weekend about "blowing up the White House." While speaking at the Women's March on Washington on Saturday, Madonna admitted to the crowd that she was "angry" and "outraged" over the current state of affairs and had "thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House." "But I know that this won't change anything," Madonna said. "We cannot fall into despair."
Gingrich took the statement — which he said wasn't really about destroying the White House but instead about a "yellow purple banana," whatever that may be — as further evidence that there is an "emerging left-wing fascism." And Madonna, Gingrich claimed, is "part of it." "Frankly ... I mean the truth is, she ought to be arrested," Gingrich said.
Watch Gingrich take on Madonna's remarks below. Becca Stanek