Madonna is on the receiving end of lots of ridicule on social media today after the international superstar confused Argentina’s flag with that of Israel. The singer/songwriter/actress/businesswoman took to Facebook to remember former Israeli leader Shimon Peres, who died this week. “In Memory of this remarkable Human Being, Shimon Peres. You were a symbol of Peace not only for Israel but for the rest of the world!” Madonna wrote. And then followed that message with several emojis.
Yep, that’s the Argentine flag.
So, fine, yes, they may look somewhat similar, especially if peering through a small phone screen. But don’t we have a right to expect more from the artist who played Evita on the silver screen?
So, to recap. Madonna, this:
Is not the same as:
And that ends our public service announcement for the day.