January 18, 2014 11:49 am -

The legendary performer used the word in the caption of a picture of her son she shared on Instagram.

In the image that appeared on the account that purportedly belongs to the singer, her 13-year-old son Rocco Ritchie is seen in training in a boxing ring.

The proud mother of four commented: ‘No one messes with Dirty Soap! Mama said knock you out! #disn****’

The offensive hashtag sparked outrage among some of her fans, prompting Madonna to take down the caption just minutes later.

However, the Material Girl was manifestly unapologetic about using the racial slur.

She replaced her previous comment with a foul-mouthed message addressed to her critics: ‘Ok let me start this again. # get off my d*** haters!’

D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.