It's starting to look like it might be Madonna, 54, who has an obsession with Lady Gaga, 26, instead of the other way around. While having formerly referred to Gaga's "Born This Way" as "reductive" and mentioning her at a previous stop along her MDNA tour, where she mashed up "Born This Way" and her own "Express Yourself" to highlight their similarities before launching into a rendition of "She's Not Me," off of Hard Candy, Madonna again talked Gaga on the stage at her Atlantic City show on Saturday before singing "Masterpiece.
Madonna and Elton John, who have been engaged in a very public feud for years, are at it again. John threw some insults Madonna's direction back during the Golden Globes, when he said that there wasn't a "chance" she would win the award for best original song in a motion picture, which she then won, and also at the Super Bowl where he made fun of her halftime performance, but the most recent dig may have something to do with John's friendship with Lady Gaga, who is the godmother to Zachary, John's son with David Furnish.
It wasn't long ago that controversy surfaced surrounding Lady Gaga's title track to her latest album, Born This Way, and its eerie similarity to Madonna's 1989 hit, "Express Yourself." Now video footage of Madonna's rehearsals for her new MDNA tour show the Material Girl driving her point home by performing a mashup number of "Born This Way" and "Express Yourself.