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Madonna Disses a Gift Into a Live Mic
« on: September 06, 2011, 01:01:30 PM »
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2034262/Madonna-impressed-floral-gift-fan-I-absolutely-loathe-hydrangeas.html

Madonna was doing a press conference. Before the conference but after the mics were turned on, a fan gave her a hydrangea. She responded by thanking the person, putting the flower under the table, and said to the person beside her, "I absolutely loathe hydrangeas. He obviously doesn't know that."  ::)

First of all, when will people learn that whenever you are near a microphone, ASSUME IT IS ON. Seriously!

Second, some are saying that she was simply making a comment to the person beside her and not slamming the gift (which, let's face it, still isn't particularly polite when the person is right there and the mic is on). Personally, I don't buy it and think she was incredibly rude, but I figured I'd ask y'all. If she was just saying it as a comment to the person beside her and thought the giver couldn't hear her, was she rude?
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Re: Madonna Disses a Gift Into a Live Mic
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2011, 01:13:10 PM »
I've always thought Madonna lacked class.  This just seems like one more example.

She's just so wrapped up in herself!
 
How is anyone supposed to know that she "looooaaathes" hydrangeas?  And it was just a cut bloom.  It's not like she has to keep it forever or even for a day.
 
No class, that woman.  :P

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Re: Madonna Disses a Gift Into a Live Mic
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2011, 01:15:17 PM »
I think if you don't like a gift, that should only be discussed in private to a trusted confidant and certainly not at the venue where it was recieved with others who could overhear. Microphone or not, I doubt she was out of earshot of most people.
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Re: Madonna Disses a Gift Into a Live Mic
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2011, 02:47:47 PM »
I have gotten gifts I hate. The only person who knows is my mom, after the event is over with and we're alone. Madonna was rude.
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Re: Madonna Disses a Gift Into a Live Mic
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2011, 03:10:33 PM »
I think if you don't like a gift, that should only be discussed in private to a trusted confidant and certainly not at the venue where it was recieved with others who could overhear. Microphone or not, I doubt she was out of earshot of most people.

ITA. That kind of thing should be saved for conversations at home, not in public.
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Re: Madonna Disses a Gift Into a Live Mic
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2011, 03:12:54 PM »
But she's a STAR! Therefore, her likes and dislikes should be part of the modern school curriculum. THere's just no excuse for not knowing how she feels about hydrangeas.
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Re: Madonna Disses a Gift Into a Live Mic
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2011, 03:15:17 PM »
I love hydrangeas and that deep purple bloom was adorable. 

She couldn't hold her remark until later in private?  But then, she was never one to keep her opinions to herself or care what other people think or feel.  ::)

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Re: Madonna Disses a Gift Into a Live Mic
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2011, 03:26:22 PM »
I love hydrangeas and that deep purple bloom was adorable. 

She couldn't hold her remark until later in private?  But then, she was never one to keep her opinions to herself or care what other people think or feel.  ::)

I also love hydrangeas.  They are my favorite bloom and bush.

I am offended by her comment on behalf of hydrangeas!   ;)

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Re: Madonna Disses a Gift Into a Live Mic
« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2011, 03:32:30 PM »
Madonna was the first person I ever seriously considered that might eat her young.

She is quite clueless and classless.

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Re: Madonna Disses a Gift Into a Live Mic
« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2011, 03:57:35 PM »
Oh, Madonna. Pretty ironic considering she wrote a children's book about being nice to other people  ::) Her fake British accent still makes me snicker

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Re: Madonna Disses a Gift Into a Live Mic
« Reply #10 on: September 06, 2011, 05:23:57 PM »
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2034262/Madonna-impressed-floral-gift-fan-I-absolutely-loathe-hydrangeas.html

Madonna was doing a press conference. Before the conference but after the mics were turned on, a fan gave her a hydrangea. She responded by thanking the person, putting the flower under the table, and said to the person beside her, "I absolutely loathe hydrangeas. He obviously doesn't know that."  ::)

First of all, when will people learn that whenever you are near a microphone, ASSUME IT IS ON. Seriously!

Second, some are saying that she was simply making a comment to the person beside her and not slamming the gift (which, let's face it, still isn't particularly polite when the person is right there and the mic is on). Personally, I don't buy it and think she was incredibly rude, but I figured I'd ask y'all. If she was just saying it as a comment to the person beside her and thought the giver couldn't hear her, was she rude?

Re: the bolded: I love that! It's brilliant! From now on, I'll use it. "I wasn't calling you ugly, I was just making a comment."
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Re: Madonna Disses a Gift Into a Live Mic
« Reply #11 on: September 06, 2011, 05:38:56 PM »
Madonna is like school on Saturday.  No class.  #fatalbert




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Re: Madonna Disses a Gift Into a Live Mic
« Reply #12 on: September 06, 2011, 07:02:17 PM »
Oh, Madonna. Pretty ironic considering she wrote a children's book about being nice to other people  ::) Her fake British accent still makes me snicker

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Re: Madonna Disses a Gift Into a Live Mic
« Reply #13 on: September 06, 2011, 07:03:44 PM »
Yeah, she's all yours now! >:D
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Re: Madonna Disses a Gift Into a Live Mic
« Reply #14 on: September 06, 2011, 07:08:19 PM »
Madonna was the first person I ever seriously considered that might eat her young.

She is quite clueless and classless.

That should be the name of her next album/tour.

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