Eaten by her own! Liberals pounce on Madonna for disastrous Aretha Franklin ‘tribute’ at VMAs

Few things are as entertaining as watching liberals turn on their own.

And the uber-liberal crowd watching the MTV Video Music Awards Monday did just that, sinking their teeth into Madonna for a self-centered monologue that was supposed to pay tribute to the late Aretha Franklin, and for apparent cultural appropriation.

The 60-year-old “Material Girl” spent five minutes that was supposed to pay homage to the Queen of Soul who passed away last week. But much like CNN’s Jim Acosta who’s become famous for his WH press room tantrums Madonna stole Aretha’s moment to focus entirely on herself.

Madonna recounted how Franklin had “changed the course” of her life when, as an aspiring singer and dancer, she sang Franklin’s “(You Make Me Feel A) Natural Woman” during an audition for “two very large French record producers” who “did not take me seriously.”

“And why should they? Some skinny ass white girl is going to come up here and belt out a song by one of the greatest soul singers that ever lived, a capella?” Madonna quipped, touting the usual liberal “poor oppressed me” narrative.

Never mind that she clarified she had not prepared for the audition as she should have.

But, continuing on with the story of how she became a star against all odds and by being true to herself, the pop superstar declared, “And the rest is history,” to an audience awaiting an actual mention of Franklin.

“So you’re probably all wondering why I’m telling you this story,” she went on. “There is a connection. Because none of this would have happened, could have happened, without our Lady of Soul.

“She led me to where I am today, and I know she influenced so many people in this house tonight, and I want to thank you Aretha for empowering all of us. R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Long live the queen,” Madonna concluded as she moved on to presenting the Video of the Year award.

The backlash was instant, and fierce.

Comedian and talk show host Arsenio Hall joined others who blasted Madonna as the one giving  “tributes to great black music legends.”

Viewers also slammed the feminist liberal icon for her wardrobe choice, blasting her for the “audacity to culturally appropriate” clothing of another culture.


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