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Madonna

I Didn't Change 'Girls Gone Wild'

'Cause of Joe Whatshisname

2/28/2012 6:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Madonna did NOT change the name of "Girls Gone Wild" because of threats from "Girls Gone Wild" creator Joe Francis -- this according to her manager, Guy Oseary.

Oseary tells TMZ ... he found it laughable that Francis claimed victory after allegedly sending Madonna a cease and desist letter, ordering her not to perform her single "Girls Gone Wild" at the Super Bowl. In fact, Oseary says no one from team Madonna ever received the letter.

As for Madonna changing the name of the song to "Girl Gone Wild," Oseary says they've been tweaking the album for weeks, and decided to make the word "Girl" singular because that's the way Madonna sings it in the song.

Oseary says they have tweaked other titles on the album as well.

And Oseary scoffs at Francis' claim that he owns the title, "Girls Gone Wild," citing a Billboard story that claims there are 50 records called "Girls Gone Wild," including songs by Ludacris, Jagged Edge, T Mills, Lee Kernaghan, Lil Rick and Jackie Kashian.

And finally, Oseary says Madonna doesn't even know who Joe Francis is ... and claims she's completely unaware he's been making threats.

Take that, Joe Francis.

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46.

O.    

Not all "girls" are female: some might actually have a penis. (You won't find that on the Girls Gone Wild web link. But don't think she-males have been keeping ol' Madonna in the biz for a loooonnng time!!) Madge is a product of the industry. It's hardened her against the world, life, and all the chauvinism that comes with it.

969 days ago
47.

coop666    

Raise your hand if you hate madonna

969 days ago
48.

broncosgodess    

After what a decade?, of no 'music' this crap she has out now is the best she could do? Even in the '80s her 'music' sucked. Can she just retire permanently already. it's getting embarrassing. (and annoying)

969 days ago
49.

Veruca    

Love it, can't wait for the entire album!!!
www.MadonnasTour.com

968 days ago
50.

understutter    

one can go to Suzanne Vega's (whom studied modern dance) liner credits and see a British band "DNA" was in onset of dance music enter the 1990's and produced her hits for the dancefloor, one can also look through images of Suzanne Vega via Google and in the hundreds of images, strangely there is one and only one other media personality in the collection and its of Madonna from the "Confessions Tour". Its amazing how special Madonna is to herself.......and that she tagged Cyndi Lauper for the "Girls Gone Wild" single, when Madonna uses something in a bit she means business and when its a subtle nuance in a song it means she is after someone and something.........

967 days ago
51.

ICYNDICY    

So one a$$hole is trying to sue another a$$hole in Hollywood. And this is news...how?

966 days ago
52.

sachin dubey    

CRAP SINGER madonna IS A UNIVERSAL WHORE

945 days ago
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