Madonna defends her sheer Met Gala ensemble: 'My dress was a political statement'

Madonna isn't letting the haters knock her down.

The 57-year-old diva took to Instagram on Wednesday to justify the risqué all-black ensemble she wore to Monday's Met Gala in New York City.

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The custom-designed Givenchy outfit, which was created by Riccardo Tisci, left very little to the imagination, giving guests a peek at the "Rebel Heart" singer's toned booty and breasts. Upon seeing the look, many users left harsh comments on her Instagram page, writing things like, "Little too much skin don't you think?", "Trash" and "butt where is the skirt?"