Madonna celebrated the 30th anniversary of the release of her "Like A Prayer" music video on Monday, March 4. The video made headlines for being controversial when it was released on March 3, 1989. Scroll through for more.
Madonna, 60, took a walk down memory lane about the outrage the video caused when it was released.
First, she shared an old news clip on Instagram that highlighted the controversy surrounding the project. "30 years of Controversy..................30 years of Like A Prayer! ?? #happybirthday #likeaprayer," the singer wrote.
The multiple Grammy award winner then posted a scene of her dancing in front of the burning crosses from the video. "30 years ago today I released Like a Prayer and made a video that caused so much controversy because I kissed a black saint and danced in front of burning crosses! I also made a commercial with PEPSI that was banned because my video was seen as inappropriate," she said.
Madge then told her followers that Instagram blocked her original attempt at a post the day before, which was the real anniversary of the video's release.
"???Happy Birthday to Me and Controversy! #likeaprayer ?? meant to post this yesterday but was blocked! ? what a shocker," she added.
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