Hey, Ryan Murphy! Are you paying attention? We’ve got your season three of Feud right here!
Big-time Broadway star Patti Lupone was on Andy Cohen‘s Watch What Happens Live! last night and was asked what she thought of Madonna‘s 1996 movie Evita. (Lupone, of course, originated the role on Broadway, winning a Tony and my 14-year heart FOREVER).
And, well, let’s just say Patti is NOT a fan…
Said LuPone: “I was on the treadmill when MTV used to have videos, and I saw, I believe it was “Buenos Aires”, and I thought it was a piece of sh-t.”
She went on: “Madonna is a movie killer. She’s dead behind the eyes. She cannot act her way out of a paper bag. She should not be on film or on stage. She is a wonderful performer for what she does but she is not an actress. Bang.”
OH NO SHE DIDN’T!
Watch the diva GO OFF, below.
The two-time Grammy and Tony Award winner went after Madonna when a caller asked if the two had ever spoken about their shared performances as the late First Lady of Argentina. She explained that she was performing in Anything Goes while Madonna was making her Broadway debut in David Mamet’s Speed the Plow in 1988 when a press agent put a sign up that said “there was only one diva allowed” in the theater at a time.
LuPone got a snicker out of that, but quickly followed up by saying that the only words Madonna has ever spoken to her were: “I’m taller than you.” A spokesperson for Madonna could not be reached for comment.