"I want to put my cellphone lighter up and pray for your ignorance."
On Thursday (July 29), the pop star posted a video of DaBaby's remarks -- where he asked fans to put their cellphone lighters up "if you didn’t show up today with HIV, AIDS, or any of them deadly sexually transmitted diseases that’ll make you die in two to three weeks," "ladies, if your p---y smell like water" and "fellas, if you ain’t sucking d--- in the parking lot" -- and sent a direct "message" to the rapper.
"If you’re going to make hateful remarks to the LGBTQ+ community about HIV/AIDS then know your facts: After decades of hard won scientific research— there are life saving medicines available to children born with HIV, to people who contract HIV through blood transfusions, dirty needles or exchange of bodily fluids," Madonna wrote in her Instagram caption. "These new ARV’s [antiretrovirals] can keep a person with AIDS alive for the rest of their lives!!! AIDs is not transmitted by standing next to someone in a crowd.