Madonna ramps up battle with London Palladium as she vows to get 'arrested' in bizarre stage rant

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Madonna was reportedly heard saying she 'hopes someone will arrest her' at the end of her show at the London Palladium on Thursday night.

The singer, 61, is currently performing her Madame X show at the theatre and has accused the London Palladium of trying to 'censor' her by pulling the curtain down after she ran over curfew on Wednesday night.

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The following night, The Mirror reports that Madonna hit out at the theatre once again and said on stage: 'You know there's an iron curtain waiting for me. Some handcuffs? I hope someone will arrest me.'

She allegedly told the crowd at the end of her show, she doesn't have time to 'play around' and that the theatre's curfew has put her on a 'stopwatch'.

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'I'm here to tell stories, and if you punish me, then I don't want to tell stories,' Madonna reportedly vented. 'So have a word with Westminster council.'

MailOnline has contacted a representative for Madonna and a spokesperson for the London Palladium.

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Hours earlier on Thursday, Madonna shared a video of the moment the curtain came down on Wednesday night at 11pm, which she then pushed through to continue performing with her backing dancers.

In a video she can be heard screaming: 'F*** you, motherf****er', as the curtain descends, before returning to the stage to perform, I Rise.

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She captioned the clip: 'Artists Are Here to Disturb the Peace................

'It was 5 minutes past our 11:00 curfew--we had one more song to do and The Palladium decided to censor us by pulling down the metal fire curtain that weighs 9 tons.

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'Fortunately they stopped it half way and no one was hurt.............. Many Thanks to the entire Audience who did not move and never left us. Power to The People!!'

Madonna was scolded about the incident by a follower,...
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