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Madonna performed in Moscow this week and lent her support to embattled punk trio Pussy Riot, as well as to the cause of human unity worldwide.

Despite Elton John claiming her career is over, no one told the raucous Russian crowd as they cheered the Queen of Pop's every controversial move.

Check out her tribute to imprisoned female group Pussy Riot, who were arrested for staging an unauthorized concert a Moscow Cathedral in March:

"As you can see here on my stage, everybody with me comes from every different place in the world," Madonna addressed the crowd mid-show.

"From Africa, from America, from France, from Russia [the crowd cheered in response], from England. We are Christians, we are Muslims, we are Jews."

"We are everything you can imagine," she continued. "But we are a family. We are together. We are gay, we are straight, we are human beings!

"And this very last sentence, human beings, is the most important one, and in fact the only one, that we should refer to each other adds...OK?"

Words to live by, people. Can't we all just get along?

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Elton John has fired yet another salvo in his strange, ongoing feud with Madonna, slamming the recent antics of the "f--king fairground stripper."

Whoa.

During an interview with Australian TV show, John bristled at the mere mention of the singer, saying, "She's such a nightmare. Her career's over."

He didn't stop there, ranting that "she looks like a f--king fairground stripper" and ripping her recent gun-pulling stunt and dance-pop catalog.

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"If Madonna had any common sense she would have made another record like Ray of Light," he added, "and stayed away from the dance stuff."

The 65-year-old John said that the Queen of Pop should "just be a great pop singer and make great pop records, which she does brilliantly."

John's beef, or at least the latest iteration of it, may stem from her quasi-feud with Lady Gaga, godmother to Elton's 19-month-old son, Zachary.

"[Madonna's] been so horrible to Gaga," John told Sunday Night.

In May, Madonna performed a curious mash-up of "Born This Way" and "Express Yourself" that many saw as a Lady Gaga diss, not a tribute.

John's feud with Madge goes back to 2004, when he accused her of lip-syncing, a point he reiterated earlier this year before the Super Bowl.

Elton's husband, David Furnish, has also gone off on Madonna.

Choose your side in this ongoing celebrity feud:

 

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Madonna played a 45-minute concert in Paris on Thursday night that concluded with attendees showering the stage with debris and shouting insults at the Material Girl.

Was it due to the duration of the show? To Madonna's slamming of National Front party member Marine Le Pen as a Nazi? Or was it simply an overreaction by the media?

Guess which option Madonna has chosen...

In a statement on her official website, the iconic artist has responded to the controversy with:

"Playing the Olympia was a magical moment for me and it was real treat to do this special show for my fans and be so close to them. Unfortunately at the end of the show - after I left the stage - a few thugs who were not my fans rushed the stage and started throwing plastic bottles pretending to be angry fans.

"The press reports have focused on this and not the joyous aspect of the evening. But nothing can take away or ruin this very special evening for me and my fans. When I looked out in the audience, everyone I saw had a smile on their face. I look forward to having this wonderful experience again."

Fair enough. Let's just hope she keeps all guns at home when that day comes.

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Madonna put on a last-minute concert in Paris last night with one goal in mind: peace and tolerance.

By the time it was over, just 45 minutes after the Material Girl took the stage, debris was flying and fans were screaming for a refund.

Madonna planned the show in response to her tussle with that nation's National Front party, which started when the singer flashed the Nazi symbol over politician Marine Le Pen's face, telling attendees:

"I know that I made a certain Marine Le Pen very angry with me. And it's not my intention to make enemies... it's my intention to promote tolerance. And when we can start saying that we have to get rid of this person or we have to get rid of that person, because then we'll have a better place, it starts to sound like something else; it starts to sound like something scary."

The sentiment may have been admirable, but it was followed by just a handful of songs, no encore performance and 2,700 concert goers irate at the legendary artist.

This is merely the latest in a string of bad PR moves by Madonna: she pointed a gun to her head during a show in London and mooned the crowd in Berlin.

Someone may need a break from the spotlight for awhile.

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Madonna. Is she a revolutionary, provocative entertainer? Or an aging act desperate for attention?

This question has been posed over the last couple weeks, as the Material Girl has gone to unusually extreme lengths on stage during various concerts.

She mooned a crowd in Rome. She purposely slipped a nip in Istanbul. She cried in Berlin. She's facing a lawsuit for flashing a Swastika over the face of a politician in Paris.

And, last night in London, she pulled out a gun and pointed it at her cranium during the single "Gang Bang."

Madonna, Gun to Head

Following the controversy over Lindsay Lohan's recent gun-toting spread - the national suicide hotline referred to that act as "grossly irresponsible," considering the troubled individuals who pull the trigger in real life - it's safe to assume Madonna will also come under fire now for the maneuver.

Should she? What do you make of this loaded gesture?

 

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It's all fun and games until someone flashes a Swastika in concert.

During a concert in Tel Aviv earlier this year, Madonna aired a video that included a shot of the infamous Nazi symbol, using it as a way to call out National Front leader Marine Le Pen, a political leader with extraordinarily conservative views.

She then did so again in Paris on Saturday, with 70,000 attendees looking on, and will likely now face legal consequences.

Le Pen is expected to take Madonna to court, according to The Guardian, deeming the act a "public insult."

Said National Front Vice President Florian Philippot:

"We cannot accept everything. We cannot accept this insulting connection. Marine Le Pen is defending her honor, but also that of party members and supporters and the millions of Front National voters."

No legal documents have been filed yet, but circle August 21 on your calendar, music/gossip fans: Madonna returns to France on that date for a concert in Nice.

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There is no mooning involved. Nor is there a nip slip of any kind.

Unexpected waterworks? Nope, not in this case.

But Madonna has come out with the official music video for "Turn Up the Radio," her third track of "MDNA," which is her 12th studio album and is available now around the world.

Watch the Material Girl drive around in a Cadillac convertible and keep your eye out for her boyfriend, Brahim Zaibat, who makes a cameo in the following video:

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One day, she disses Lady Gaga. The next, Madonna flashes the crowd. A week later, she moons the audience. The Material Girl's tour is full of surprises.

The latest noteworthy moment? During a slowed-down performance of her '84 hit "Like a Virgin" in Berlin, Madonna broke down and cried, live on stage.

Check out the strange and emotional performance below ...

Fortunately for Madonna, a shirtless backup dancer lifted her up, fastened her up into a corset and sensually stroked her body in mid-song.

That's enough to lift anyone's spirits, and/or libido.

He then tightened her corset, causing her to theatrically gasp for air. She quickly pulled herself together, finishing the song to much applause.

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Playing dress-up takes on new meaning when your mom is Madonna.

Her eldest child Lourdes Leon, 15, had some fun backstage at mom's MDNA tour wearing the Material Girl's cone bra! Lourdes and Madonna's Material Girl clothing line tweeted a photo of "Lola backstage at MDNA!" Wednesday.

Check out mother and daughter in the infamous garb:

Madonna and Lourdes

While Lourdes is well on her way toward adulthood, and the above photo is harmless, the singer has expressed concerned that she's growing up too fast.

Lola was recently seen in some revealing bikini photos, and more scandalously, was also caught puffing on a cigarette in the streets of New York City.

"Cigarette smoking I'm not very fond of, for anyone. I don't approve of anyone smoking cigarettes, most of all my daughter," Madonna told NBC.

What do you think of the cone bra pic? Too much?

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Just days after Madonna's nipple flash rocked Istanbul, she got a little cheeky with her audience Tuesday in Rome. See what we did there?

On the latest stop on her MDNA concert tour, she dressed in a sexy lace bra with black trousers once again, then promptly dropped her pants.

A lace g-string and nearly bare buns were exposed to the crowd.

The 53-year-old singer certainly isn't afraid to push the envelope, even in middle age ... gracious. Hey, when you've got an arse like that, might as well.

Enjoy the sort-of-NSFW Madonna concert clip below!