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Madonna Defends Her Prince Tribute at Billboard Awards

Madonna Defends Her Prince Tribute at Billboard Awards

Madonna is speaking out to defend the tribute performance she gave for Prince at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards.

The 57-year-old entertainer took to her Instagram account to respond to critics who didn’t like the performance.

“Anyone who wants to do a tribute to Prince is welcome to. Whatever your age Gender or skin Color. If you loved him and he inspired you then show it!!!! I love Prince 4 ever ’”️”🙏,” Madonna said.

“Deal with It!” she captioned another photo.

BET even had something to say about the performance and the network teased its own tribute for Prince for the upcoming BET Awards in June.

“Yeah we saw that. Don’t worry. We got you,” the teaser said.

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  • Michelle Eve

    No shade Madonna, that tribute was crap!

  • Billy

    When your grandma wear too much makeup.

  • plez

    Nothing to do with gender or race, it had to do with the performance being boring.

  • plez

    Nothing to do with gender or race, it had to do with the performance being boring.

  • buttposter

    With all the filler she uses, every time I see her, her head is noticeably bigger.

  • NerdyBirdy

    Idiotic haters. Get a damn life.

  • d.aug

    When is this woman going to break a hip already so she can take a permanent seat somewhere?!?!

  • craigypants

    Funny how its never about thr work, always targeting the older woman, it was understated b and b respectful.

  • craigypants

    Maybe she should have asked gaga how to break a hip, she knows.

  • EA

    Classy response Madonna

  • Tulipia

    She loves basking in the attention of his posthumous limelight, that’s for sure.

    From an old RS interview:
    “Madonna sniped in an interview that Prince was a “little troll,” and quipped in 1994 that he wouldn’t eat during a dinner date. “He was just sipping tea, very daintily,” Madonna said. “I have this theory about people who don’t eat. They annoy me.”

  • Donna Hanna

    Why does everyone have to be so judgemental.. I didn’t care for but I think it came from the heart. See she unlike most if not all of you actually knew Prince.

  • Dirk_Reese-Fan

    Mo, your Prince Tribute was faaaaaaaaaaaaantastic !
    Prince was a GREAT ARTIST. He had a 3rd eye.
    (means: his eye-chakra was able 4 paranormal oscillations.)
    And that is what (not only) GREAT ARTISTS have in common:
    …..a…….***……3rd eye !….***
    And you have a 3rd eye too.
    Rita Ora has a 3rd eye too. Thus, she likes you.
    Although I´m not a singer, I think that I have a 3rd eye too !
    Eye think I´ve told enough about 3rd eyes !!!
    Mo-3rd-Eye-Power-4everrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr4Mo2 !!
    217, give me 5, makes 222, 168 !!!
    Highhhhhhh 7 !!!!!!!
    Eye think, that 3rd-Eye-People are able for astral-journeys (OOBE´s) !
    Mo, visit me by astral-journey. You´re always welcome !

  • Mapгapитa Бaбoвниковa

    Why does you have to be so judgemental.