Pink Claims Madonna ‘Doesn’t Like’ Her After Awkward 1st Meeting

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Regardless of Pink being a longtime fan of musical icon Madonna, the pair will not be on the friendliest phrases.

“Madonna doesn’t like me,” Pink, 43, nonchalantly quipped throughout a Wednesday, February 22, look on SiriusXM’s The Howard Stern Present. “I don’t know why. Some individuals simply don’t like me. … I do perceive it [because] I’m a polarizing particular person.”

Whereas Howard Stern identified that the Queen of Pop, 64, can be a “polarizing particular person,” Pink (actual identify Alecia Moore) revealed that she “cherished her” music when she was rising up.

“She tried to sort of play me on [Live With] Regis and Kelly, and I’m not the one, so [it] didn’t work out,” the “Simply Give Me a Motive” songstress recalled on Wednesday, referring to the 2003 episode of the daytime present that they had been each booked on. “It’s simply such a foolish story. I f–king love Madonna, and I really like her it doesn’t matter what. I nonetheless love her, it doesn’t matter what.”

She continued: “She was such an inspiration to me, but it surely form of acquired twisted round that I used to be, like, fangirling and was dying to fulfill Madonna when truly, she invited me into her dressing room. And so I simply mentioned a joke when Regis [Philbin] introduced me out and [he] mentioned, ‘I heard you had been simply falling over your self backstage. How does it really feel?’ I [said], ‘I believed she wished to fulfill me.’”

Pink Claims Madonna Doesn't Like Her After Awkward 1st Meeting Live With Regis and Kelly

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Whereas Pink’s remarks seemingly rubbed the “Like a Virgin” musician the mistaken method, the Pennsylvania native doesn’t harbor a grudge. “It didn’t work out. It didn’t work out for us,” Pink added on Wednesday.

Madonna, for her half, has not publicly addressed the supposed drama however allegedly requested Pink to hitch her notorious Video Music Awards efficiency with Britney Spears.

“I believe all of us had been [invited],” Pink claimed throughout a KTU 103.5 radio interview earlier this month, corroborating Jennifer Lopez’s related account. “I believe Madonna wished to kiss all of us. I used to be in Costa Rica on the time, having every kind of enjoyable with my boyfriend, Carey Hart. Gwen Stefani was additionally invited, I keep in mind. It was a bunch of us. It was going to be a celebration. It will’ve been a very bizarre social gathering.”

Whereas Pink — who married Hart, 47, in 2006 earlier than ultimately welcoming two youngsters collectively — was out of city in the course of the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards, it ended up being simply Spears, 41, and Christina Aguilerawho joined Madonna’s opening efficiency. The awards present medley concluded with a shock kiss between the 2 ladies — and a smooch with Aguilera that was infamously missed by cameras in the course of the broadcast.

“Nobody slipped anyone the tongue,” the Crossroads actress recalled to MTV Information later that 12 months of their smooch. “It was only a kiss — a pleasant kiss.”