Share 75 shares And it seems the singer had one particular target in mind when she posted the retaliatory post, as she captioned it: See Madonna updates as she hits back at critics of her Prince tribute via Instagram Still smarting?
It seems that the year-old singer hasn't forgotten the 'shade' thrown her way after her performance, as she took a swipe at her detractors via social media on Sunday Not afraid to throw some shade: And it seem she wasn't done with voicing her discontent, as she posted a heavily photoshopped selfie soon after the first post in which she declared, 'I will shade you Editing a selfie of herself in sunglasses, the singer's famous visage can be seen surrounded by a purple and black pattern.
Sporting a huge pair of sunglasses, which also bare the patter, the Vogue singer can be seen pulling a satisfied smirk.
And if the visual meaning of the picture was lost on any of her followers, she captioned the snap: She was then joined by another living icon - Stevie Wonder - for an organ-heavy rendition of Purple Rain. Yet despite her personal and professional connection with the rocker, who tragically died last month aged 57, social media was quick to round on Madonna. While the audience appeared to enjoy the duet, waving their purple-glowing bracelets in the air, those watching at home were less kind.
Nothing Compares 2 U? And it was horrible. The rest of us are in trouble. Twitter user SaVonni Yestanti asked: We couldn't do better for Prince? Madonna was then joined by yet another living icon - Stevie Wonder - for an organ-heavy rendition of Purple Rain Bringing down the Rain: And Santiago Restrepo wrote: Dearly Beloved, we r gathered here today to see a horrific flat version of my music. Madonna and StevieWonder are beautiful. Whatever your age Gender or skin Color.
If you loved him and he inspired you then show it!!!! I love Prince 4 ever. Before taking to the stage, the seven-time Grammy winner had shared two inspirational images of Prince with her 27M followers. Prince was also rumored to have played guitar on three other tracks from her fourth studio album - Like a Prayer, Keep It Together, and Act of Contrition. Yet, despite Madonna's personal connection to the eccentric star, social media savaged her performance with outraged memes This is not a love story: Prince was also rumored to have played guitar on three other tracks from her fourth studio album - Like a Prayer, Keep It Together, and Act of Contrition Another read: Put some damn respeck [sic] on my name!!!
A snap divided into four showed a series of hilarious reactions from the iconic singer Oh go easy on her Another appeared to show Prince seriously giving Madonna some shade following her performance Hint hint: Another showed a cartoon image of Prince posing with his fingers on his chin Throwing eternal shade: Another appeared to speak for Prince when they said he would not be impressed with Madonna's performance In Living Color joke: Another viewer posted this snap, writing: Some posted obscenities with a picture of Madonna as she lay down on silver silk sheets as they mocked her further Oh no: Some fans imagined what Prince's reaction would be, had he been around to see the performance Not a fan, either: The memes came thick and fast as viewers protested about the tribute performance This Instagram user was more understanding with a simple: Another showed the late singer with his eyes closed shut with the caption, Oh Madonna, no sis' Wide-eyed stare: Many used a series of Prince related memes to criticise her controversial performance They're not letting up: Some used the lyrics of Prince's song titles to throw further shade on Madonna Prince died suddenly at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota on April 21 with no recognized children or will even though he has en estate thought to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Emerging details surrounding his final day suggest several desperate attempts were made to save him. Autopsy reports determining the cause of death are still pending. A staff member reportedly called his former manager for advice on April 20 as his health declined following an overdose five days before, a source told the Tribune. She enlisted the help of opioid addiction specialist Dr. Howard Kornfeld less than 12 hours before his death, according to the Star Tribune. Prince also received intravenous treatment at a local hospital and saw a physician at Paisley Park the day before he died, sources said.
Previous photos showed the singer looking 'frail and nervous' outside a Walgreens around 7pm on that day. The singer may have died from a fatal drug combination, with sources claiming investigators are curious to know if the star had Percocet and Buprenorphine in his system. It is believed a combination of the two suppresses breahting and the prescence of the two can amplify th eeffect on one another. Meanwhile several people have come forward claiming to be heirs to his estate.
Last week two women came forward, Brianna Nelson, who said she was the daughter of Duane Nelson, Prince's older half-brother who died in ; and Jeannine Halloran who said she had an year-old daughter with Nelson. In addition, Carlin Williams, a year-old prison inmate jailed for gun possession in a stolen car claims he is Prince's son.