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CLEARLY NOT.

Many people aren’t happy with Madonna‘s tribute to the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, as she took the stage at the MTV VMA Awards, and in very Madonna-like fashion, made the tribute all about her, rather than Aretha.

Last time Madonna did a tribute for someone’s passing, it was for Prince, and that didn’t go so hot either, so we’re wondering why MTV would bring Madonna back to do another tribute, let alone one that caused a longer-than-5-minute speech that left everyone a long bathroom break at the MOST.  And let’s not forget to point out the cultural appropriation costume that Madonna had on while doing all of this.

 

Though it is a thought that Aretha died on Madonna’s birthday, and just maybe it really did rattle Madge, but honestly, this is on MTV for screwing this one up yet again, and I don’t feel the least sorry for the social media manager who has to read all the comments from Twitter regarding this: