Paris show No. 4
The fourth Madame X theatre show in the City of Lights started at 11:07 PM and ended at 12:55 AM.
It was a very emotional one, with Madonna breaking into tears during the Polaroid selfie moment because of the pain caused by her injuries. Despite the suffering, as a true warrior, during the show she said “I will finish this fucking tour whatever it costs me.”
It was the second night in a set of two batch-to-batch performances in Paris and as expected it was based on the short version of the tour setlist. Here’s Djs from the MadonnaTribe Forum reporting:
As soon as the screen went up and Vogue started you could notice Madonna was uncomfortable and in huge amounts of pain. She got through Vogue and I Don’t Search I Find, and then when she took the selfie she seemed to take ages to start speaking.
She kept sniffing and my first thought was “oh has she got a cold”…. and then I realised she was sobbing!!! Really really sobbing! Her first words were “I’m in so much pain” and then she cried. It was a very very emotional moment.
She was sobbing uncontrollably. That doesn’t mean she was hysterically crying – she wasn’t – but she was unable to stop herself sobbing to be able to speak.
She then said that she “had made her bed so she’d lie in it and damn well finish the tour.”
The crowd chanted “WE LOVE YOU WE LOVE YOU” louder than anything I have heard before and for what felt like 5 minutes.
This gave her the energy she needed because from Batuka onwards she was like a new person – literally beaming from ear to ear. There was a lot of love in that room tonight.
Later on she said “I may have blubbed like a cry baby on stage but I could still kick each and every one of your asses!”
Thanks to Djs and Sticky Sweety.