Madonna at the VMAs Pays Tribute to Aretha Franklin With Her Self-Indulgent Story

On Monday, some viewers called out Madonna for disrespecting Aretha Franklin on MTV’s Video Music Awards.

Madonna appeared at the VMAs to pay tribute to Franklin, who passed away last week due to pancreatic cancer. After starting her statement with “[Franklin] changed the course of my life,” Madonna turned it into a story solely about herself. Some viewers say that Madonna’s speech was more of an appreciation of herself than of Franklin.

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