Madonna has some thoughts on the election of Donald Trump and much more.
Madonna spoke on Trump being elected at a Brooklyn Talks panel at the Brooklyn Museum of Arts Thursday.
"It had to happen," the singer said, of Trump's victory. "I do believe that Trump was elected for a reason; to show us how lazy and ununified and lackadaisical we've become about our freedom. They say it's always darkest before the dawn. I feel like it had to happen to bring people together. Let's get the party started!"
Trump's win on Nov. 8 was a rude awakening for supporters of Hillary Clinton, considering the amount of polls who had her winning easily. While Madonna was one of those Clinton supporters, she also feels hopeful that there's something positive on the horizon.
"We've gone as low as we can go. We can only go up from here," she said. "We have two choices: destruction and creation. I'm going down the road of creation and you are all welcome to join me."
The singer previously told Billboard that she thought women "betrayed us" in the election. "The percentage of women who voted for Trump was insanely high. Women hate women. That's what I think it is. Women's nature is not to support other women. It's really sad. Men protect each other, and women protect their men and children. Women turn inward and men are more external."
Madonna also went on to talk about her alleged feud with Lady Gaga on Thursday, a perpetual rumor that's been prevalent since Gaga became popular. Despite the rumors, it sounds like Madonna isn't feuding with Gaga at all.
"I've been supposedly in a fight with Lady Gaga since she was born. It's absurd," she said. "My biggest naysayers have been women."