Newt Gingrich: Madonna should be arrested for Women's March remarks

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Newt Gingrich thinks Madonna should be arrested following her comments at the Women's March on Washington.

While speaking at the march, Madonna said, "Yes I've thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House, but I know that this won't change anything." The rest of her speech talked about revolution and love, as she dropped F-bombs and cursed at "detractors that insist this march will never add up to anything." The majority of her speech evoked a powerful response, although the back of the crowd booed when she talked about blowing up the White House. In response to the backlash about her White House comments, Madonna said, "I am not a violent person, I do not promote violence and it's important people hear and understand my speech in its entirety rather than one phrase taken wildly out of context."

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Singer Madonna performs onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/WireImage)
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Gingrich talked about her defensive statement on Fox & Friends on Monday. "I love the left. When they say, 'I dreamed about blowing up the White House,' they didn't mean, 'I dreamed about blowing up the White House,'" he said. "They actually meant, 'The yellow purple banana,' but they didn't want to say, 'The yellow purple banana' because it was too shocking. So they said blow up the White House. Give me a break."

He compared the singer to the protestors who broke windows on Friday during Trump's Inauguration Day. (On the day of the Women's March none of the more than 500,000 demonstrators in DC were arrested.)

"What you have is an emerging left-wing fascism," said Gingrich. "She's part of it, and I think we have to be prepared to protect ourselves. The truth is, she ought to be arrested."

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Madonna performs at the Women's March in Washington U.S., January 21, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actress Kerry Washington speaks onstage at Women's March Los Angeles on January 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Cher attends the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Scarlett Johansson attends the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Madonna (L) and Fran Drescher attends the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Madonna (L) and Cher attend the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Madonna performs onstage during the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Madonna attends the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Alicia Keys (L) and Janelle Monae attend the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Fisher Stevens (L) and Cher attend the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Scarlett Johansson (L) and Cher attend the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: (L-R) Amy Schumer, Gloria Steinem, Madonna and (front row) attend the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Janelle Monae speaks onstage during the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Ashley Judd appears onstage during the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Janelle Monae speaks onstage during the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Scarlett Johansson speaks onstage during the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: (L-R) Fran Drescher, Rev. Jesse Jackson and Alicia Keys attend the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Alicia Keys speaks onstage at the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actress Natalie Portman speaks onstage at Women's March Los Angeles on January 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: (L-R) Fran Drescher, Rev. Jesse Jackson and Alicia Keys attend the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Katie Couric (L) and Cher attend the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Debi Mazar and Ashley Judd attend the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: (L-R) Scarlett Johansson, Fisher Stevens and Cher attend the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
Singer Alicia Keys performs on the National Mall in Washington, DC, for the Women's March on January 21, 2017. Hundreds of thousands of protesters spearheaded by women's rights groups demonstrated across the US to send a defiant message to US President Donald Trump. / AFP / Andrew CABALLERO-REYNOLDS (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Scarlett Johansson attends the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Scarlett Johansson (L) and Cher attend the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: America Ferrara speaks onstage during the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Ashley Judd speaks at the rally at the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actress Kerry Washington speaks onstage at Women's March Los Angeles on January 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Debbie Allen (L) and Kerry Washington attend the women's march in Los Angeles on January 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actress Natalie Portman speaks onstage at Women's March Los Angeles on January 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)
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