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Madonna: Trump's Victory Felt Like 'Someone Died'

Pop icon Madonna says she feels "betrayed" by women after President-elect Donald Trump's victory Nov. 8.

In an interview with Billboard, Madonna shared some of her thoughts on Trump's stunning victory.

"It felt like someone died," Madonna said. "It felt like a ­combination of the heartbreak and betrayal you feel when someone you love more than anything leaves you, and also a death.

"I feel that way every morning; I wake up and say, 'Oh, wait, Donald Trump is still the president,' and it wasn't a bad dream that I had."

The interview took place in Miami over the weekend, the Daily Mail reported. It was followed by an auction and show held by the songstress.

Madonna also commented on Trump winning 42 percent of the women's vote, according to exit polls. She said the number was "insanely high," and that it "feels like women betrayed us."

"Women hate women," Madonna said, adding that she hasn't been able to sleep well since the election. "That's what I think it is. Women's nature is not to support other women. It's really sad.

"Men protect each other, and women protect their men and children. Women turn inward and men are more external.

"A lot of it has do with jealousy and some sort of tribal inability to accept that one of their kind could lead a nation.

"Other people just didn’t bother to vote because they didn’t like either candidate, or they didn’t think Trump had a chance in the world.

"They took their hands off the wheel and then the car crashed."

When asked about arguments she would get into with Trump supporters she knew, Madonna said his supporters claimed they "would rather have a successful businessman running the country than a woman who lies."

"Just absurd," Madonna said. "But people don’t have faith in government as we know it. We live in a country that’s run by bankers.

"In a way, it makes sense that Donald Trump is the president. Because money rules. Not intelligence, not experience, not a moral compass, not the ability to make wise ­decisions, not the ability to think of the future of the human race."

Madonna added that she likes the idea of women marching in Washington, D.C., the day after Trump's inauguration.

"I want to rain on his parade," she said. "I was put on this earth to fight for the underdog and fight against discrimination."

Sources: Billboard, Daily Mail / Photo credit: Facebook via Daily Mail

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