You've just spent $15 on a movie ticket and a small popcorn, only to find yourself sitting next to someone who's talking — or texting —through the whole movie. And oh my, it's … Madonna?
The Material Girl got in trouble last week for texting through a New York Film Festival screening of the new drama, "12 Years a Slave." And her behavior was bad enough that she's been banned from a whole chain of movie theaters.
Madonna reportedly spent much of the movie on her phone. And when the woman sitting next to her asked if she wouldn't mind staying off her device during the screening, Madonna turned to her and said, "It's for business, enslaver," which seems like an incredibly poor choice of words.
Tim League, the owner of the Alamo Drafthouse, the theater chain where the screening was held, got wind of the incident, and tweeted that Madonna was no longer welcome at his theaters. "Until she apologizes to movie fans, Madonna is banned from watching movies @drafthouse," he wrote.
"I don't think anybody should wait very long for an apology from Madonna. I don't think it's going to be very forthcoming," said KLG.
"Here's the thing," said Hoda. "I do think it's really distracting when you're in a theater and people think they're being quiet because they're quietly texting, but that glow…"
"That light is offensive," finished KLG. "Especially when you're really into a film."
But worse than texting? Snacks. And more specifically, the excruciatingly slow opening of snack packaging. "Here's what people do. They want to do it really slowly, because they think that if they do it really slowly you won't hear it. Just rip it open," suggested Hoda. "Get the Twizzler. Eat it."
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