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Madonna to Adam 'MCA' Yauch

You Were an Inspiration

5/5/2012 12:30 PM PDT UPDATED: 5/5/2012 1:11 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Madonna
and Adam "MCA" Yauch toured together all the way back in the 1980s ... and she calls the rapper a one of a kind performer and an inspiration to her career.

The queen of pop told the AP she felt the Beastie Boys were "integral to the musical revolution that was happening to me at the time." She called his death sad and asked God to bless his family.

The Beastie Boys opened for Madonna during her 1985 Virgin Tour.

Yauch died on Friday after a long battle with cancer, just one month after being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

He was 47.

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DaveT    

Typical Madonna.
Adam Yauch is huge headline news right now...and here's the little leech latched on to get her spotlight time :D

849 days ago
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rob ERT    

"Now my name is MCA I've got a license to kill I think you know what time it is it's time to get ill"

My life growing up would not be the same without the Beastie Boys. RIP "MCA"

849 days ago
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Turk    

I stopped caring about this guys life when he stopped caring about police officer Daniel Faulkner life......

849 days ago
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static    

MDNA flopped, Now go away.

849 days ago
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cookies    

The woman who humps a cross is asking God to bless his family?

849 days ago
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abby    

Madonnas an ay-hole. She needs to just go away.

849 days ago
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HAHAHA    

"I've got money and juice - twin sisters in my be Their father had envy so I shot him in the head" -Adam Yach

"I will say any thing to get publicity and buy any song I can to put my name on it. That way people think im talented before they get me into bed" -Madona

849 days ago
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Throwback kid    

Madonna is an ispiration too! She's an inspiration to 52 year old Grandmothers. Yes, even in your 50's you are never too old to get a couple of facelifts, then load your face with botox , and then dress like a 25 year old and make a total fool of yourself while you dance on stage with guys who are young enough to be your kids. I wonder when was the last time Madonna had any contact with Adam? probably around the time she was still hanging out with Dennis Rodman, remember that one?

849 days ago
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MC    

Instead of TMZ's version of Madonna's quote to make her look like an A-Hole her actual quote was this.

"The Beastie Boys were one of a kind! And so was Adam! They were all an important part of my musical history. And integral to the musical revolution that was happening at the time," mega-star Madonna said in statement obtained by MTV News after Yauch passed away on Friday (May 4) after a long battle with cancer. "I'm very sad to hear about Adam's passing. G*D bless him and his family."

She didn't make it about her as TMZ would have you believe, she made it all about Adam. And those are the facts.

849 days ago
10.

PornHallOfShamer    

This is what happens when you embrace brain dead tone deaf animal music pop culture. You die young.

849 days ago
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BadCoworkers.com    

madonna said this at an AARP show in Kansas.

849 days ago
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Gus Carbonell    

Madonna has been finally lost it --the woman berated MCA about 30 mins there after the "A" show in Orlando on Saturday - night --she loudly berated him personally MD she hated she never approve the cage dancer or that MCA was wearing--SHE MADE SURE HAD TOTAL - MCA was ultimate professional reminded her that here people approved everything in witting -- and she NEVER ATTENDED A SINGLE bboy rehearsal --she turned on on her heal and held the show book high over her head and proclaimed::fix or you are gone tomorrow. With 5mins of the bboy show the boys and some of their mgt were escorted into side office back stage and told they of the tour. 6 orlando cops were waiting for the bboy off the property.

Madonna Lies --I was thereI--I saw what happend--she cant cover this up even with that fake british accent !

849 days ago
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I'llChewMyOwnFoodThankU    

Of course, leave it to madge to weasel her way into the spotlight. Whatever it takes to draw the attention to herself, I guess...... even if it is a dead guy. She's so pathetic.

849 days ago
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digdug    

It wouldn't be normal if Madonna didn't inject herself into the conversation.

849 days ago
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djjay    

omg not slamming Madonna but really Really like we need your opinion Heres a fact the beastie boys have been the same from the get go and never sold out !!!!!! thats all i have to say about that hey Madonna prince is gonna die soon comment on him

849 days ago
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