The 56-year-old singer asserted as much in an interview for the March issue of Rolling Stone. Madonna previously implied Lady Gaga imitated her song "Express Yourself" with "Born This Way," but dismissed rumors of lingering bad feelings with the pop star.
"We live in a world where people like to pit women against each other," she opined. "And this is why I love the idea of embracing other females who are doing what I'm doing. It's important for us to support each other."