The Perils Of Protest

Madonna censors herself? It sure looked that way when the singer decided not to release a video for her album American Life because of controversy over its war-related imagery--like a scene in which she tosses a hand grenade to a George W. Bush look-alike, who uses it to light a cigar. Madonna, who has described herself as "not pro-Iraq" but "pro-peace," said she did not "want to risk offending anyone." She's just the latest star to feel the new wartime mood. --By Desa Philadelphia


Though singer Natalie Maines apologized for trashing Bush at a London concert, album sales continued...

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