Here’s a fun little Monday Madonna Story. In a recent interview, singer Rita Ora recounted the first time she met the pop legend, and it’s sort of a whopper. So read it. Memorize it. Tattoo the resulting mental image on your brain.

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Said Rita:

“I was once doing a charity event and I met my idol Madonna.I was waiting for her and I was shivering. And my sister said to me, ‘Are you OK? You look really crazy.’ “And I was like, ‘I think I am going to be sick’. And Madonna walks in with lighting all around her.

I said, ‘Hi, it is so nice to meet you’ and she was like, ‘This is the lighting here. Can you just kneel down here on the floor?’ I was like OK. So I kneeled down on the floor and we had this conversation where I was on the floor. Can you believe that? But that is Madonna and she can do whatever she wants. That was major. Everything is a learning curve.”

But don’t cry f’Ora, Argentina, the truth is Madge never dragged her. As BuzzFeed points out, the “Body On Me” crooner appeared in the video for Madonna’s 2015 single “Bitch I’m Madonna,” and the two have “since become friends.*

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