Madonna"s satin shorts squelch her derrire into an unflattering sag

Perhaps it's time to surrender the risqu costumes: Madonna's satin shorts squelch her derrire into an unflattering sag

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00:26 GMT, 26 March 2012

To some the quiff, ultra short shorts and arm warmers are a fashion statement from a woman never afraid to break the rules.

For others, the look is enough to prompt the kindly advice to Madonna: Isn’t it time to hang up the fishnets

Not that the 53-year-old, who has long tried to hold back the years, is likely to listen, however.

Too old Madonna's performance at the Bayfront Park music festival in Miami had some people wondering if she was trying too hard to hold back the years

Too old Madonna's performance at the Bayfront Park music festival in Miami had some people wondering if she was trying too hard to hold back the years

The singer chose the risque outfit for her fresh-faced appearance at the Bayfront Park music festival in Miami on Saturday.

She did, however, make a few
concessions to her age by wearing a pair of Chanel leather gloves and
making sure her neck was covered with her long blonde hair.

And no Madonna show would be complete without an extra element of controversy.

Not her best angle! Madonna's sag could be seen as she was pictured from the side

Not her best angle! Madonna's sag could be seen as she was pictured from the side

This time she appeared to make a reference to drugs as she introduced performer DJ Avicii on stage.

She said: ‘How many people in this crowd have seen Molly

Are you ready to dance Are you ready to make some noise’

Molly is sometimes used as a slang term for MDMA or ecstasy.

Her appearance comes as her latest video – Girl Gone Wild – was banned from being seen by under-18s on YouTube.

The
video features Madonna in black PVC hotpants and YouTube rules say
videos can be restricted if they contain ‘dramatised or implied sexual
conduct’.

Act you age: While her fans adore her quest for eternal youth, critics just want her to 'put it away now'

Act you age: While her fans adore her quest for eternal youth, critics just want her to 'put it away now'