Madonna is no stranger to raunchy kisses during award shows, and she marked this year's Grammys with another one of her signature kisses. Although it didn't air on the live show, Madonna's video montage showed her shenanigans backstage.
Madonna Treats Fans To A Scandalous Moment With Rapper Jozzy
Celebrating With LGBTQ Icons
Madonna celebrated with Kim Petras and Sam Smith after they won the Best Pop Duo/Group Awards. Their winning song, Unholy, played in the background while the 65-year-old goofed with other celebrities.
A French Kiss For A French Man
Amidst the fun moment, Madonna shocked everyone by French kissing Jozzy, a 32-year-old French rapper. It was one of her many surprising dalliances in the last month and on-brand with her upcoming world tour, The Celebration Tour.
Jozzy Approves Of The Post
Jozzy commented with two red roses on the video, showing his approval of the kiss. Madonna also enjoyed herself, as evident in her caption. The singer said it's an honor for her to introduce top members of the LGBTQ community.
Kim Petras Appreciates Madonna
Petras thanked Madonna on Instagram for doing the honors, saying:
"I am beyond honored ! Thank you for everything you have done for the LGBTQ community and thank you for being pure hope and light to so many."
Dealing With Media Criticism
The singer referenced the backlash she gets for her clothing and behavioral choices. Madonna described it as being in the glare of ageism and misogyny, as she received criticism for her creative actions.
Trailblazing For Younger Generations
The Like a Prayer singer said it's not strange, as she's suffered scrutiny and criticism from the media since the beginning of her career. Madonna reminded her fans that her trailblazing behavior led the way for a new generation of women in the entertainment industry.
Not Stopping Anytime Soon
Madonna ended her long caption, saying:
"I look forward to many more years of subversive behavior pushing boundaries and standing up to the patriarchy."
Breaking The Internet With A Tour Announcement
Madonna went viral after she announced her Celebration Tour with a video of herself having fun with modern pop culture icons, from Lil Wayne to Diplo to Larry Owens. Diplo asked for special afterparty passes during the tour.
The Celebration Tour
The Celebration Tour is for Madonna's four decades in the music industry. It's starting in July and will spill into 2024. Many of the people featured in her announcement videos are old collaborators who might make guest appearances during performances in their cities.