'If I'm like a virgin Ricky, come over here and do something about it': Madonna bites back at Gervais… after leaving Elton John red-faced
He had introduced her by sarcastically saying she was still 'like a virgin' while pretending to muffle a series of snort.
But while Ricky Gervais enjoyed poking fun at Madonna, it was she who got the last laugh.
As she stepped onto the stage she addressed the Golden Globes presenter and asked him: 'If I'm just like a virgin Ricky why don't you come over here and do something about it,' before adding: 'I haven't kissed a girl in quite a few years, at least not on TV'.
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Biting back: Madonna replied to Ricky Gervais' joke by calling him a girl which raised a few laughs
Ricky feigned being frightened and was
seen sprinting across the stage behind her, which raised plenty of
laughs among the crowd.
She shrugged off the British comedian's remarks to announce the winner of the best foreign language film.
But no wonder Madonna was feeling invincible, she had just proved Elton John wrong by scooping the gong for Best Original Song.
Nice introduction: Ricky had joked that not only was Madonna the Queen of pop but also sarcastically joked that she was 'like a virgin'
Quick dash: As Maddona shrugged off the joke Ricky was seen running behind her
Earlier in the red carpet Elton John had predicted that the 53-year-old had 'no
f***ing chance of wining' an award.
It is her first trip down the Golden Globes red carpet in 14 years, and as a double nominee Madonna pulled out all the stops.
The W.E. director wore a daring gown
by Reem Acra which featured a plunging neckline as she made the press
rounds with her leading lady Andrea Riseborough by her side.
Green with envy: Madonna walked the red carpet in a plunging Reem Acra gown at the Golden Globes on Sunday, but was soon squabbling with her old nemesis Elton John
Madonna's win was especially sweet because she was actually up against the Rocket Man in the Best Original Song category.
During his red carpet interview Elton
was discussing her fellow nominees chances, but when he came to his
arch-rival he remarked: 'Madonna doesn't have a f***ing chance of
When the reporter asked if 'those were fighting words' he replied: 'No, those are accurate words.'
Catty: Elton John (pictured with David Furnish) and Madonna are nominated in the same category for Best Original Song
When the same reporter informed Madonna minutes later that Elton had just been by, she reportedly asked: 'Was he wearing a dress' And when told of his comment, she snapped back: 'May the best man win.'
Elton, who was nominated for Gnomeo & Juliet, had to eat his words as it was announced shortly into the ceremony that Madonna was the winner.
Others in the category were songs from Machine Gun Preacher, The Help and Albert Nobbs.
Viewers appeared to be most interested
in Madonna's bizarre accent during the televised red carpet.
Claws out: The singer said that Madonna had 'no f***ing chance of winning'
Victorious: Madonna retorted 'may the best man win' … but walked away with the prize on the night
commenters on social network sites remarking that her American accent
was prominent in some interviews and her 'British' one in others.
On the red carpet, Madonna said of making W.E. that she 'had no idea that it was going to be so challenging, complicated, exhausting and fulfilling.'
Madonna's teamed her elaborate green and silver chainmail-style gown with her recent trademark fingerless gloves. She added a chunky crucifix necklace and silver bangles.
Leading lady: The 53-year-old walked the red carpet with the star of W.E. Andrea Riseborough