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Madonna Defends Herself After Aretha Franklin 'Tribute' Backlash

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On Tuesday, Madonna defended her highly criticized speech about the late Aretha Franklin at the MTV Video Music Awards show, saying she had been asked only to share an anecdote about the late Queen of Soul.
Reuters reports that Madonna’s 10-minute speech focused on her own early career, with no mention of Franklin’s, which sparked backlash after organizers had said it would honor and pay tribute to Franklin.

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