Elton John tells Madonna to lip-synch Super Bowl show
After dissing Madonna on the Golden Globes red carpet, pop legend Elton John made another jab at the Material Girl during a recent interview with ABC News.
When asked what advice he would give the pop singer in advance of her Super Bowl halftime show in Indianapolis on February 5, he said: "Make sure you lip synch good."
"I've never seen a decent one. Never ever," he added of the halftime show. "Never ever... You have to play live, but I don't think you can. In all fairness to everyone who's done one before, you may be able to sing live, but it's really hard to play live."
John will also appear during the Super Bowl broadcast -- but during a commercial break. The "Rocket Man" singer will star in a Pepsi commercial alongside "X Factor" winner Melanie Amaro.
The 64-year-old and his husband David Furnish have traded barbs with Madonna in the media during and after the Golden Globe Awards ceremony. After she won the Best Original Song award for "Masterpiece" from the movie "W.E.," Furnish took to Facebook and wrote, "Madonna. Best song???? F**k off!!! Madonna winning Best Original Song truly shows how these awards have nothing to do with merit. Her acceptance speech was embarrassing in its narcissism."
When the comments went viral, he followed up with another post to say the remarks had "been blown way out of proportion."
In other Madonna Super Bowl news, M.I.A. confirmed in an interview with BBC Radio host Zane Lowe that she'll appear during the set to perform Madge's new single "Give Me All Your Luvin'," which she co-wrote and guests on.
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