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Madonna on a rampage

 

Madonna has had enough of the Boy Scouts of America and their gay ban.

The superstar singer dressed up in a Cub Scout uniform to present Anderson Cooper with the Vito Russo Award at the GLAAD Awards on Saturday in New York City, and snubbed the scouts organization, E! Online reports.

Madonna called on the organization to lift its ban on gays while also calling for a “revolution” to prevent discrimination and abuse of the gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual community.

She joked that she wanted to become a part of the Boy Scouts, but was turned down, even though she had the qualifications.

“I can rescue kitten. Most importantly, I know how to scout for boys,” she said, before adding, “I think they should change their stupid rules.”

Sick leave

If Morrissey fans weren’t miserable before, they will be now.

The proudly gloomy artist was forced to cancel the rest of his North American tour dates, the "series of medical mishaps" he’s suffered this year finally getting the better of him, E! Online says.

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