You can’t hurt me now!

Homophobia, prejudice, ignorance. More than synonymous, these words show that our society can still live in the pre-history. Homophobia is crime and prejudice is stupid! This video was inspired in young gays being spanked in Russia just because they are gays!

It took me almost 2 years to finalize this video. The first difficulty was to wait for the snow here in Amsterdam and have a similar atmosphere like that one from the original video “Oh Father”. The second one was to convince a funeral home to allow me to record it inside a coffin. After months of negotiation and with the support of the Brazilian Television “TV Diário”, I finally did. The only problem is because my MP3 player was without “Oh Father” and I started to sing remembering the pace and melody of the song. The make up woman who prepares dead people there said that it was the first time that she saw someone alive in a coffin, but that in the end, found it really cool :)

The other challenge was to convince my work colleagues (and also friends) to spank me until kill me. When I first came with the proposal, they started to laugh and asked if I was crazy. Afterwards, I explained the real intention of the video (a part of meeting Madonna) and convinced them. Special thanks to Ronald Saavedra, his wife Leticia Lazcal, my friend Hans Gehring and Frans Hollander.

Finally, I should wait for a sunny day at the homomonument in Amsterdam. And my friend Matteo Mac, who is also finishing the documentary “Mad for Madonna”, was the one who captured my homage at this which is considered one of the most important monuments about Equality in the world.

The monument is a memorial in the centre of Amsterdam. It commemorates all gay men and lesbians who have been subjected to persecution because of their homosexuality. Opened on September 5, 1987, it takes the form of three large pink triangles made of granite, set into the ground so as to form a larger triangle, on the bank of the Keizersgracht canal, near the historic Westerkerk church.

The Homomonument was designed to “inspire and support lesbians and gays in their struggle against denial, oppression and discrimination.” It was the first monument in the world to commemorate gays and lesbians who were killed by the Nazis.

The idea of a permanent memorial to gay and lesbian victims of persecution dated from 1970, when gay activists were arrested for attempting to place a lavender wreath at the National War Memorial (Netherlands) on Dam Square in the centre of Amsterdam. The wreath was removed by police and denounced as a disgrace.

A monument in memory of LGBT victims of repression and persecution was dedicated in Barcelona, Spain in 2011. It was modeled after the Homomonument.

A human being is a life, a gift. Respect your brother, spread love. PEACE!

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2 Years of Love – Open Your Heart to Me, Madonna!

It has been exactly 2 years that I launched this website. I have made so far 35 videos and I still have some surprises to bring to you guys.

I’ve been in London 2 weeks ago to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Like a Prayer :) After 9 hours of non-stop dancing, I’ve decided to collaborate with Madonna’s #artforfreedom project and walk around the city trying to open the heart of some people.

Although you’ve seen around 110 hugs on the video, I’ve hugged around 150 people in a really cold London. My throat is still suffering after I’ve decided to keep myself warm with other people hugs.

In a certain point a police man came to me and told me that I could be arrested for “sexual assault”. I said: “What?”. He replied: “I can see your good intentions, but what it can be seen as simple hug by you can be considered as rape for some people”. Well, I’ve never seen someone being raped with love. Love is patient!

The trip to London has also given me the opportunity to meet the amazing Charlie Hides (check his videos on his Youtube channel). Charlie was so kind and friendly accepting to be part of this video. If I didn’t hug his Madonna’s impersonator, at least I had the opportunity to interact with the gorgeous Laquisha Jonz.

My special thanks also to my big friend Alessandra Murgia and to Diego Giuliarini who had the patience to record me in London (and also helped me to escape from some upset people) :)

Are you with me?

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Sorry from a Drag Cat

Miaura is her name! She is my cat.

Actually Miaura is he. But she (he) was castrated in 2009 and since then became the first Drag Queen Cat in the world.

Miaura has even given TV interviews in Brazil and is famous between the local Drags.

Plus, she has stunning beautiful eyes as her (and mine) idol Madonna. Sorry!

This video tells a story of a Drag Cat who doesn’t give a f*** of what other people think about her and her boss, sorry!

And most of all for the crazy cheap talk that we deal with everyday from those who think that are the best ones…

In the end, the only best one is Miaura, ops, Madonna!

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Papa Just Preach About Equality!

Papa Just Preach About Equality from I Will Meet Madonna on Vimeo.

This week, the Pope is in my country, Brazil, for the World Youth Day 2013. I think he should also preach about Equality and respect! The Bible says: God is love! And the Bible shows in many parts that each person is equally part of God’s plan of creation:

“But God has shown me that I should not call any man impure or unclean” (Acts 10:28).

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another” (John 13:34)

“You shall love your neighbor as yourself – There is no other commandment greater than these” (Mark 12:31)

“There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus” (Galatians 3:28)

“So Peter opened his mouth and said: “Truly I understand that God shows no partiality” (Acts 10:34)

“For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together” (Colossians 1:16-17)

“You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous” (Matthew 5:43-45)

Matthew 7
7 “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. 2 For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.
3 “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? 4 How can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when all the time there is a plank in your own eye? 5 You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.
6 “Do not give dogs what is sacred; do not throw your pearls to pigs. If you do, they may trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

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It’s time to celebrate!

Well, for those who thought that I had given up, I’m really sorry to say that I’m back. Actually I had already showed a little bit of what could be the season 2 with the teaser of “Oh Father”. However, this video is taking to long to be done and I need to take some rest before to continue it. It’s time to celebrate.

Here I am celebrating one year of campaign, on Easter Holiday. Last year I started my adventure, my journey, starting in a roller coaster in the Netherlands, flying to Portugal, invading Brazil, England, Austria, Finland and Switzerland so far to meet her ;)

One year ago, I put in practise a dream. First I wanted to meet Madonna and the campaign made me believe that I will meet her. After those months with 32 videos uploaded, I think she is aware of this moviment. I asked support of Guy oseary, Kylie Minogue,Brahim, Rocco, William Orbit, Martin Solveig, Ingrid Casares and, of course, all fans.

To meet this girl is not easy, definitely. But I don’t want an Easy Ride…and she knows that every video that I make is with love.

Madonna, it’s time for the good times. Forget about the bad times watching my videos and decide to meet me! Take some time to celebrate the life with me.

I keep on hold.

Just one day out of life…it would be so nice!

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It’s not my time to go!

A Beautiful Killer will Die Another Day from I Will Meet Madonna on Vimeo.

After 9 months, my campaign is going to an end – at least with videos (this is not true – updated on February 2nd). I’ve already made 30 videos to meet her. Now, it’s up to you,Madonna, to get convinced and to meet me.

Madonna, I gave my blood, my soul and my time to this campaign. More than 8,100 people on Facebook want this meeting! The sweepstakes will continue until finish my memorabilia…The sacrifice is part of this campaign as hope plays an important rule on it.

In regards to this video, I hate revolvers, guns and any type of arms. I bought this revolver toy in a toy store in Amsterdam and everyday looking at it was giving me a bad sensation. Arms are the most ridiculous invention of the man. It’s the disgrace!  If you pay attention, I started the video with the end…the end of the life, the beginning of a journey…or just a lot of MDNA.

This video was a hard work of the last 6 months and finished it today, after 13 hours flying from Amsterdam to Rio. I was walking with crutches because I really twisted my ankle during my last MDNA concert in Europe (on August 18th, in Zurich). I jumped more than I should during the rehearsal of Turn Up the Radio. For who thought that I should stop my campaign being labeled as disabled, I just got stronger to have more and more ideas for this video.

The crutches were perfect to be my real arm! This video, as the original Die Another Video, is full of messages…plus I added Beautiful Killer with some research about Alain Deloin movies. It was hard to recreate Paris in Amsterdam :)

I’d like to thank my Czech friend Jiří Kala who was one of my jailers; to Ewe Kubizňáková,Cidcley Miranda, Daniele Salomão and Hugo Gonçalves for the professional camera work; to my Britney Spears, my work colleague Larisa Jaskevic; to the city of Amstelveen (NL) and for all my friends and work colleagues who helped me in those 30 videos made in the last 9 months.

Madonna, haven’t we met? You could be good for me… I’m waiting for your call baby, night and day.

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I never felt so good about myself


My campaign is about hope! I’ve learned that once we are alive we should follow our dreams and be fighters. Now, I’ve decided to make a totally different video that is already changing my life. I never made something so personal, full of emotions. Every song, every scene, every word has a sense.

Everybody is afraid of cancer. I’ve lost one of my best friends because he died of cancer. He was and he’ll always be light! His last words for me were: “Fábio, whatever you’ll be, think about me and I’ll be with you”. You taught me to be a fighter Leandro. You are example, inspiration. Thanks for being part of my heart.

Talking about cancer, I’ve chosen to make this video to talk about breast cancer in a different way. Like a Virgin should be the most appropriated song of Madonna to use for it, of course: “touching” and in the end, “shiny and new” – the hope that we should always have.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. It is also the principle cause of death from cancer among women globally.

Despite the high incidence rates, in Western countries, 89% of women diagnosed with breast cancer are still alive 5 years after their diagnosis, which is due to detection and treatment.

The World Health Organisation [WHO] has suggested that two components of early detection have been shown to improve
cancer mortality:

- Education: to help people recognize early signs of cancer and seek prompt medical attention for symptoms.

- Screening programs: to identify early cancer or pre-cancer before signs are recognizable including mammography for breast cancer.In the UK and US effective education and screening could save between 12 to 37 lives per day.

Source: www.worldwidebreastcancer.com

Thanks to my boss Damien, and to my coach Helen, for shaving my head and making my tattoo.

Extra-Special thanks to Manu Ribeiro and Diego Giuliarini for inspiring me to make this video.

You deserve to live shiny and new!

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