Most celebrities at the Golden Globes were worried north face 50 off Ricky Gervais would let rip and make some embarrassing jokes at their expense.
Madonna was one attendee that got picked on by the British comedian and in return fired some quips back at him, however, the man she should have really feared was Elton John's civil partner David Furnish.
In a stinging attack the Canadian British filmmaker branded the Like a Virgin singer 'embarrassing' and 'desperate'.Biting back: Madonna replied to Ricky Gervais' joke by calling him a girl which raised a few laughs
The devastating words from Furnish have stoked the fire of an already violent war of words between the pop queen and the celebrity couple.
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did not win the Best Original Song at the Golden Globes last night.
Madonna, 53, picked up the gong for her song Masterpiece from the movie she directed, W.E. while Elton's film, Gnomeo and Juliet, lost out.
Catty: Elton John (pictured with David Furnish) and Madonna were nominated in the same category for Best Original Song
Furnish took to Facebook to blast the mother-of-four publicly cheap north face jackets online and said: 'Madonna. Best song???? F**k off!!!'
He continued: 'Madonna winning Best Original Song truly shows how these awards have nothing to do with merit. Her acceptance speech was embarrassing in it's narcissism. And her criticism ofGaga shows how
desperate she really is.(sic)The harsh criticism towards the iconic singer was the second time Madonna had been attacked by the couple as Elton John predicted that she would not win.
Claws out: The singer said that Madonna had 'no f***ing chance of winning'
Quick dash: As Madonna shrugged off the joke Ricky was seen running behind her
He said: 'Mary J [Blige] might win it for 'The Help'. Madonna doesn't have a f**king chance.'
When the reporter asked if 'those were fighting words?' he replied: 'No, those are accurate words.'
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
Leading lady: The 53-year-old walked the red carpet with the star of W.E. Andrea Riseborough
When she heard from interviewer Carson Daly what had north face winter coats been said about her she fought her corner.
She said: 'Was he wearing a dress? Damn him, those are fighting words. OK, well may the best man win.'
Elton may have had to eat his words as it was announced shortly into the ceremony that Madonna was the winner, but David clearly hasn't accepted the decision.