BREAKING NEWS
OK LogoPHOTOS

'Real Housewives Of Atlanta' Star Kandi Burruss SLAMS Madonna's Aretha Franklin Tribute

Kandi burress slams madonna aretha franklin tribute
Source: Instagram

Aug. 21 2018, Updated 1:32 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

Some people weren't happy with Madonna's tribute to the late Aretha Franklin at the MTV VMAs on Monday night — and one of those people was Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss. Kandi slammed Madonna's tribute, saying that the pop star made it "all about her." Read on for more details.

Article continues below advertisement
Screen Shot 2018 08 21 at 9.38.52 AM
Source: Intagram

"Did Madonna just tell that long a** f**king story to say 'thank you' to Aretha Franklin?" Kandi said in her Insta Stories during the VMAs. "She made that whole thing about her, when it should've just been about Aretha Franklin."

Screen Shot 2018 08 21 at 9.38.57 AM
Source: Instagram

That's when the RHOA star rolled her eyes dramatically and let out a deep sigh. She also wasn't the only one offended by Madonna's tribute to Aretha, who passed away last week. 

Article continues below advertisement
Screen Shot 2018 08 21 at 9.39.02 AM
Source: Instagram

"Madonna making Aretha’s tribute about herself is honestly an inspiration to Leos everywhere," TV writer Ira Madison III tweeted

2018 MTV Video Music Awards – Show
Source: Getty

"Who keeps thinking it's a good idea to hire Madonna to eulogize Black artists who have passed away?" someone else wrote.

Article continues below advertisement
2018 MTV Video Music Awards – Show
Source: Getty

" is demonstrating a dynamic performance of peak white womanhood," another person added. "This was not an tribute but a monologue on how another iconic Black woman is being reduced to how she helped a white woman."

Tameka “Tiny” Harris Birthday Celebration
Source: Getty

What do you think about Kandi calling out Madonna for her tribute to Aretha? What did you think of Madonna's tribute? Let us know in the comments! 

Advertisement

© Copyright 2022 Empire Media Group, Inc. OK! is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.