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Paris: Madonna booed by crowd for short 45-min concert


Madonna performs on stage at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam during her MDNA world tour on July 7, 2012.



Madonna is having a rough time over in Europe, with her latest "celebrating tolerance" Paris concert ending in a chorus of angry "le boos!" over the singer's super-short 45-minute performance, according to SKY News

Not exactly a tolerant response from the crowd, many of whom shouted "refund" as the singer beat a hasty exit, said SKY. To be fair, though, tickets reportedly cost upwards of $300 a pop. 

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This is not Madonna's first run-in with the French, having already tripped up with far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen by displaying photos of her decorated with a swastika. The party, which won 18 percent of the vote in this year’s presidential elections, promptly sued her

"I know that I made a certain Marine Le Pen upset with me," Madonna said at the Friday concert, reported the Celebrity magazine Female First. "And it's not my intention to make's my intention to promote tolerance. "

Oh, is that so? Let's put this in perspective. France has gotten relatively light treatment in comparison with the rest of Material Girl's wild and crazy MDNA world tour.

In Turkey she decided to show a little boob, for instance -- succeeding in offending many in the 55,000-strong crowd in the mostly Muslim country.

But nothing beats her Rome appearance, where she decided to yank down her pants in order to show off what MTV described as a "bare(ish) bottom." Yep. 

Still, Parisians were pretty mad at Madonna over her short appearance at Olympia Club, which was a last-minute addition to her tour schedule, according to Britain's Mirror

The concert, which was livestreamed on the web (watch here), netted 12,000 dislikes compared to 10,000 likes, reported SKY

The Queen of Pop's next appearance is set for Warsaw on August 1, but a group of Catholic youths there are already calling for the show to canceled in response to the singer's provocative behavior, according to Agence-France Press