Pop star Madonna was booed by thousands of fans when she spoke against discrimination of gypsies in Eastern Europe during a Romanian concert.

Madonna said it made her „sad” and nobody should be discriminated against.

Thousands in the crowd of 60,000 booed her. She did not react.

Gypsy musicians and a dancer featured in her show, held just yards from the giant palace of ex-communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. Their performance was applauded by the crowd.

There are officially some 500,000 gypsies, or Roma, in Romania, but the real number could be around two million. They face prejudice and discrimination there and in other East European countries.

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Madonna booed for supporting gypsies

Pop star Madonna was booed by thousands of fans when she spoke against discrimination of gypsies in Eastern Europe during a Romanian concert.

Madonna said it made her „sad” and nobody should be discriminated against.

Thousands in the crowd of 60,000 booed her. She did not react.

Gypsy musicians and a dancer featured in her show, held just yards from the giant palace of ex-communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. Their performance was applauded by the crowd.

There are officially some 500,000 gypsies, or Roma, in Romania, but the real number could be around two million. They face prejudice and discrimination there and in other East European countries.

Read the article on Belfast Telegraph

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