September 7, 2011

This peasant doesn't realize I loathe hydrangeas....

46 comments:

Curious George said...

I absolutely loath hydrangeas too. Oh, wait, I have hydrangeas confused with Madonna. I always mix those two up.

Michael E. Lopez said...

What? She hates hydrangeas. What's she supposed to do, pretend to like them just to be polite?

Oh wait.

That's what she did.

Her only real offense was forgetting that she was near a mike and was on camera when she was having the sort of exchange that we always have with our friends and confidants in situations like that.

Painting her as some sort of condescending aristocrat with that post title doesn't really do you justice, Professor.

Clyde said...

What, did a hydrangea run over her puppy when she was a kid or what?

MarkG said...

She looks damn good for 53.

Bob Ellison said...

I'm with Madonna. Cross-dressing African carnivores of all types fill me with rage!

No, wait...feeling a little dyslexic this morning.

Quayle said...

No, Michael, her offense is that she said it while sporting a mild British accent, and she is a working-class girl from Detroit.

Listen to the way she pronounces 'loath.'

Meade said...

You might think hydrangeas are Madonna's favorite plant but it's thoughts like that that've nearly ruined this country.

Pogo said...

"Her only real offense was forgetting that she was near a mike and was on camera"

She's pop royalty, and so is nearly always near a mike or on camera. We cannot assume she didn't intend for this to be heard. But let's say she 'forgot', or thought she was somehow out of range from the mike sitting directly in front of her.

The price of massive fame includes the loss of private moments when such remarks are heard by the chosen few.

The benefit is that she doesn't have to give a shit what lowly people like me think about her.

Ralph L said...

She probably assumed a real fan would know her flower preference: the Red Hot Poker.

This smells like Titus bait.

Pogo said...

I think "I absolutely loathe hydrangeas" will be a nice thing to say when I'm feeling above it all.

Beta Rube said...

I thought the flower was puffy and awkward.

I would have done the same thing, but you don't send me flowers anymore.

ndspinelli said...

I never found her worth even a minute of my attention. Since this clip was 16 seconds I watched. Now, she is not worth 10 seconds of my attention. Thanks for lowering the the bar.

Lyle said...

Not such a diva moment. I give you a kiss darling.

Fred4Pres said...

It looked like a heck of a hydrangrea. My wife loves hydrangeas.

TWM said...

"She looks damn good for 53."

That's heavy makeup. You should see the horror she is without it.

Mick said...

Where did she get that British accent?

Tim said...

Posuer.

prairie wind said...

She looks damn good for 53.

Like a virgin.

MnMark said...

I never found her worth even a minute of my attention. Since this clip was 16 seconds I watched. Now, she is not worth 10 seconds of my attention. Thanks for lowering the the bar.

+10

lemondog said...

Hydrangeas gave her a bad **but of course she s/b use to this** review?

Need a Chip Ahoy inspired animated hydrangea popping out of her head....or other orifice.

exhelodrvr1 said...

How do you think the hydrangea felt?

madAsHell said...

The longest 15 minutes of lame.....evah!!!

Shanna said...

How can you loathe hydrangeas? It's not like they're carnations :) (j/k, Madonna is a jerk).

MarkG said...

I don't loathe any type of flower. It must be a woman thing.

Eileen said...

Now, see, that was a fair dig at a celebrity.

And I'm not even thinking deeply!

virgil xenophon said...

BINGO Quayle!

Triangle Man said...

Madonna's entire career has been a series of examples of her reinventing herself. It's what she does. Why on Earth should she keep the accent she had as a child? What should she have replaced it with? An Althousian midlands?

MTN said...

a) How do you loathe a flower?

b) 99% chance that guy just picked the flower out of a nearby flower bed. Who would actually buy a single stem hydrangea to give to someone? He was looking to get on camera.

Pogo said...

Oh hydrangea, how do I loathe thee?
Let me count the ways.

I loathe thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach....

R.L. Hunter said...

Mick said...

Where did she get that British accent?


She bought it at Marks & Spencer

Original Mike said...

I detest hydrangeas also. They are butt ugly. (And don't get me started on the blue ones.)

Pastafarian said...

I loathe whenever someone uses the phrase "reinvent oneself", particulary wrt "Madonna."

That's Madonna, an inventor. She's right up there with Edison and Tesla. Because she changed her hair style and put on a different sort of slutty outfit.

She has a British accent, Mick, because she's a natural-born Michituckian, and therefore eligible to be MBEPTOTUS (Make-believe English Pop Tart of the US).

EDH said...

This other short video provides more context on:

1.) who gave Maddona the flower and why, and

2.) her ass.

edutcher said...

Madge (I love the British tabloids) has been trying to prove to the world how sexy she is and then how classy she is.

She's failed in both efforts.

For God's sake, she's from Jersey. She needs to get over herself.

Fred4Pres said...

Mick, Are natural born Americans who adopt an unnatural accent disqualified from being POTUS?

Ann Althouse said...

Nobody should be giving Madonna anything.

One time I went to see Camille Paglia, and the announcement in advance was: don't give her anything.

There's good reason for that.

Clyde said...

Mick wrote:

Where did she get that British accent?

I understand you can get just about anything at Harrod's.

Amartel said...

I love that there's always at least one devil's advocate in the comments around here. Thanks, Michael E. Lopez, for pointing out that Madonna did, in fact, exert herself to be polite and isn't getting proper credit for that enormous effort, and, really, she's doing us all a favor, actually, just by existing, and we're all insufficiently grateful, and leave Madge ALLOOOONE.

SteveR said...

Didn't she get the accent when she married Guy.

E.M. Davis said...

Morrissey, however, likes flowers of all kinds.

E.M. Davis said...

I just noticed this post is missing a civility bullshit tag.

The Crack Emcee said...

She was a bitch before she found spirituality and she's a bitch now.

So what's the point again? Oh yeah:

Feeling good about yourself,...

jamboree said...
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jamboree said...

Oh this is for @CrackEmcee.

Came across someone who hates the New Age as much as you and considers Obama the great illusion.

Go to Amazon and pg. 200 of Death of the Liberal Class by Chris Hedges.

Oddly, he's extremely progressive, but there's tons of common ground there...

JAL said...

Why would anyone hate a flower?

Titus said...

I love this.

She looks fab and she is bitchy.

More please Madge.