Posted by | February 10, 2012 11:32 | Filed under: Top Stories

A group of Madonna fans started a Facebook page to beg the Israeli Prime Minister not to hit Iran until after Madge visits.

The group, simply and directly enough, is named: “Bibi don’t start a war with Iran until after Madonna’s show on May 29.”

While the, currently relatively unpopulated, Facebook page could seem like a case of dealing with trivialities in the face of all-out war with Iran,” Israeli Madonna fans’ fears are not unsubstantiated, with a distinguished list of artists bailing out on Israeli shows in the last minute over political crises and wars…

In 2006, electro band Depeche Mode famously cancelled its planned show in Tel Aviv during what later became known as the Second Lebanon War, over the production’s apparent inability to convince its technical support team to make the trip…

An earlier, and just as famous cancellation, was the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ bailing out of a planned 2001 show during the turbulent events of the Second Intifada.

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By: Alan

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