Despite sporting a bandage on her ankle (the result of a reported sprain) Madonna isn’t slowing down. On Aug. 16, the Material Girl will celebrate her 50th birthday and in the following weeks she will head out on her Sticky & Sweet Tour.

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But don’t expect this performer to hand out freebies to her friends! Madonna, who reportedly earned $72 million last year, is telling friends she’s happy to sell seats but no freeloaders allowed!

"She’s a businesswoman and sees her shows as work, not a party for all of her friends," a tour insider tells OK!. "She doesn’t think having celebrities in the front seats makes her cool."

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