Drake recoils after Coachella kiss with Madonna, blames her lipstick

Scott Roth/Invision/APDrake performs at the 2015 Coachella Music and Arts Festival on Sunday

Drake didn’t kiss and tell, but he didn’t need to — it was all over his face, along with Madonna’s lipstick.

Madonna crashed Drake’s headline set at Coachella on Sunday night, but the pop icon really grabbed attention by manhandling the 28-year-old into an aggressive kiss — from which he emerged spluttering and flailing, seemingly repulsed.

Although Madonna was the one doing her best “Aliens” facehugger impression — some Internet sources found her performance more akin to a soul-sucking dementor from “Harry Potter” — the ever-so-Canadian Drake was the one apologizing Monday.

The rapper’s friends told TMZ that while he enjoyed the clinch with the 56-year-old — which came while she danced to “Human Nature” around a seated Drake — he wasn’t quite prepared for her “lipstick aftertaste.”

Madonna, who appropriately left the stage after announcing “I’m Madonna, bitch!” to the crowd, wasn’t the only one testing Drake’s boundaries Sunday. TMZ posted a video Monday of Coachella security putting Justin Bieber in a headlock after the itinerant twerp tried to get backstage during the rapper’s set.


HBO says leaked episodes of “Game of Thrones” came from within a group given approval to receive them.

The premium cable channel said it is “actively assessing” how the breach occurred, declining Monday to provide further details. Saturday’s piracy occurred the day before “Game of Thrones” returned for its fifth season.

Four of the season’s 10 episodes were leaked online to torrent sites. Within an hour, there were reportedly more than 1 million downloads of the first episode.

Media critics and reporters are among those who routinely received advance copies of HBO programs. The DVDs are marked with serial numbers to identify the recipients.

The leak comes on the heels of the launch of HBO Now, a streaming service for “Game of Thrones” and other HBO fare.


Former “To Catch a Predator” correspondent Chris Hansen is raising money on Kickstarter to fund a new series in which he subjects Internet creepers to very awkward interviews. … Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger’s daughter Ireland, 19, has checked into rehab.


Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) is 38. … Actor Adrien Brody (“Adaptation”) is 42. … Retired MLB All-Star Pete Rose is 74. … Actress Julie Christie (“Afterglow”) is 75. … Singer Loretta Lynn is 83. … San Francisco-born actor Bradford Dillman (“Compulsion”) is 85. — Staff, wire report

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