Madonna hit back at Instagram after they removed photos of her in which she showed her nipple.

The singer originally posted a slideshow of photos on Wednesday night, in which she poses in lingerie and fishnets in a bed. In three of the photos, the 63-year-old shows her bare breast, violating Instagram’s nipple policy.

She reposted the photos on Thursday, this time covering her exposed nipple with a heart emoji, along with a long caption that called Instagram’s policy “censorship,” “sexism,” “ageism and misogyny.”

“I’m reposting photographs Instagram took down without warning or notification….. The reason they gave my management that does not handle my account was that a small portion of my nipple was exposed,” she wrote in the caption. “It is still astounding to me that we live in a culture that allows every inch of a woman’s body to be shown except a nipple. As if that is the only part of a woman’s anatomy that could be sexualized. The nipple that nourishes the baby!”

“Can’t a mans nipple be experienced as erotic ??!!” she questioned. “And what about a woman’s ass which is never censored anywhere.” The post also contains a photo of Madonna’s butt in a thong and fishnet tights, which does not violate Instagram’s terms of service.

“Giving thanks that I have managed to maintain my sanity through four decades of censorship…… sexism……ageism and misogyny,” she added, tying the post to Thanksgiving. “Perfectly timed with the lies we have been raised to believe about the pilgrims peacefully breaking bread with the Native American Indians when they landed on Plymouth Rock! God bless America 🇺🇸 ♥️❌.”

The singer also gave a nod to Thanksgiving on Thursday by posting a video to her Instagram Story of her daughter Mercy James, 15, playing the piano and photo of her son David Banda, 16, playing the guitar with the caption “Giving Thanks.”

The singer has recently been working on writing and directing her own biopic.

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