Madonna Faces Backlash Following Watermelon Pictures of Children

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 20: Madonna speaks onstage during the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on August 20, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for MTV)
Madonna Faces Backlash Following Watermelon Pictures of Children
  • Always controversial, Madonna is receiving backlash for posting pictures on Instagram of her black children standing behind a slice of watermelon.
  • Some people felt like the pictures were innocent and part of the ongoing “watermelon challenge” where girls have been posting pictures of them in a dress that looks like a watermelon.
  • However, some saw the pictures as distasteful and racist.
  • What do you think, were the pictures innocent or racist?

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