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Madonna Dragged For Aretha “Tribute” At VMAs

Deadline reports: Considering it was the MTV Video Music Awards, one would think that they would have some sort of tribute to the late, great Aretha Franklin — and they did. Madonna stepped out on the stage at the VMAs adorned in a graduation robe and what looks like everything from her jewelry box paid homage to the Queen of …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Billboard Magazine reports: Madonna will be present at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall on Monday (Aug. 20) to present the video of the year award during the MTV Video Music Awards, as the singer announced earlier in the day via Twitter. This year, the category’s nominees include Ariana Grande/“No Tears Left to Cry,” Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B/“Finesse …

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Ricky Loved Madonna

Gentle readers, today is Madonna’s 60th birthday. Below is a short story that first appeared on JMG on this day in 2006, a date which, as you’ll see, plays a role in the story. Ricky Loved Madonna Twenty years ago today, August 16th 1986, I was a few months into a new job with AMC Theatres, a position that I …

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Madonna Ordered To Stop “Harassing” Neighbors

The New York Daily News reports: A Manhattan judge has told Madonna to take a bow from her suing her co-op board. The pop star can no longer seek documents from her Central Park West co-op board explaining why they changed the rules to bar her kids from using her posh $7.3 million pad, a state supreme court judge ruled …

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GOP Ad Cites Maxine Waters, Madonna, Samantha Bee, Snoop Dogg: The Left Is Totally “Unhinged” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Last night, the Republican Party released their newest ad, and as political campaign ads go, this one nailed it on timing, at least. The news since the weekend has been dominated by stories of confrontations with Trump officials and the comments by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) urging her supporters to harass Trump officials in public. The ad features …

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Deep Dive: 25 Years Of Madonna’s Erotica And Sex

This week it’s been 25 years since the simultaneous release of Madonna’s Erotica album and her still controversial S&M-filled coffee table book, Sex. Legendary Rolling Stone critic (and longtime JMG reader) Barry Walters has written a deep dive into their legacy and how they addressed the then-raging AIDS pandemic, which tore through Madonna’s inner circle. Walters unpacks quite a bit, …

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Ricky Loved Madonna

Gentle readers, today is Madonna’s 59th birthday. Below is a short story that first appeared on JMG on this day in 2006, a date which, as you’ll see, plays a role in the story. Ricky Loved Madonna Twenty years ago today, August 16th 1986, I was a few months into a new job with AMC Theatres, a position that I …

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Madonna Spent Thanksgiving With Ali Forney’s Kids

Posted this afternoon to Madonna’s Instagram account: “Had so much fun sharing Thanksgiving at the Ali Forney Center in Brooklyn! This center protects LGBT Youth from the harms of homelessness and empowers them to reclaim their lives. Each year the Ali Forney Center provides care for over 1,200 youth who are rejected by their family due to their LGBT identity. …

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NEW YORK CITY: Madonna Gives Surprise Free Concert For Hillary In Washington Square Park [VIDEO]

Billboard reports: Madonna gave New Yorkers the surprise of a lifetime when she serenaded the crowd at Washington Square Park on Monday night (Nov. 7) with a special acoustic performance in support of Hillary Clinton. She stood in the center of Washington Square Fountain surrounded by a group comprised mostly of NYU students and cheered as she performed covers of …

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Madonna Hits Trump For Renewed Attack On Rosie O’Donnell: Mess With My Girl And You Mess With Me

USA Today reports: After all this time, Madonna is still a Peach. A Rockford Peach, that is. The singer took to Twitter to stick up for her friend, Rosie O’Donnell, after Donald Trump brought her up during the live presidential debate. “Rosie O’Donnell, I said very tough things to her,” Trump said, “and I think everybody would agree that she …

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Madonna: Donald Trump’s Sons Are Pussies

Madonna today posted the above message to her eight million Instagram followers. Via Gossip Cop: Madonna isn’t the first celebrity to slam Donald Jr. and Eric for their hobby, but she certainly made the most pointed jab at the two. Sharon Osbourne previously called the brothers’ leopard hunting photo “disgusting,” while Mia Farrow expressed, “What sort of person could kill …

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Ricky Loved Madonna

Gentle readers, today is Madonna’s 58th birthday. Below is a short story that first appeared on JMG on this day in 2006, a date which, as you’ll see, plays a role in the story. Ricky Loved Madonna Twenty years ago today, August 16th 1986, I was a few months into a new job with AMC Theatres, a position that I …

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Madonna Wins Vogue Sampling Lawsuit

Madonna has finally won her very long battle with Salsoul Records. For now. Variety reports: On Thursday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals made it easier for musicians to sample small portions of song recordings by giving Madonna and her producer Robert “Shep” Pettibone a victory in a long-running lawsuit over the 1990 hit “Vogue.” The decision affirms a 2013 …

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Madonna Sings Imagine In Paris [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Madonna stepped off the stage after her Paris concert on Wednesday night and headed to another performance. But unlike her sold-out show at the AccorHotels Arena, this one had just a small crowd of onlookers, swaying and snapping photos with their cell phones. It started with an announcement the Material Girl sent to fans on Twitter, inviting them …

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Swag Tuesday: Encyclopedia Madonnica 20

For today’s Swag Tuesday, my buddy Matt Rettenmund has provided us with three copies of the 20th anniversary updated edition of his smash 1995 book, Encyclopedia Madonnica. From the description: Encyclopedia Madonnica 20 by BoyCulture.com’s Matthew Rettenmund is the 20th-anniversary revision of the definitive book on all things Madonna. Covering everything from birth to “Bitch I’m Madonna,” the 584-page, full-color …

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Madonna Cries For Paris [VIDEO]

Madonna halted her concert in Stockholm on Saturday night for a tearful declaration in support of Paris before launching into an acoustic version of Like A Prayer. TIME recaps: “It’s been very hard for me to get through this show up to this point and not forget about what happened last night, so I need to take this moment to …

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Madonna: I’d Like To Have Tea With The Pope

“I’ll state the obvious and say that he seems like he’s a much more open-minded individual, who seems to be moving outside of the dogma of the Catholic Church that has been set in stone since the days of Constantine. So I think it’s good. It’s good to look out into the big, wide world and see that we have …

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Madonna – La Vie En Rose [VIDEO]

Madonna launched her Rebel Heart world tour in Montreal last night by singing en français for the locals. Yahoo reviews the concert: Pole dancers dressed like nuns, Mike Tyson and nonstop theatrics. Welcome to the church of Madonna. She even performed “Material Girl” for the first time since 1990’s “Blond Ambition” tour. DJ and producer Diplo warmed up the crowd …

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Ricky Loved Madonna

Gentle readers, today is Madonna’s 57th birthday. Below is a short story that first appeared on JMG on this day in 2006, a date which, as you’ll see, plays a role in the story. Ricky Loved Madonna Twenty years ago today, August 16th 1986, I was a few months into a new job with AMC Theatres, a position that I …

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Madonna: I’m Done With Anti-Gay Russia

Madonna has declared that she will no longer tour in Russia due to its anti-gay laws. Via the Moscow Times: Madonna has told celebrity news magazine Entertainment Weekly that she will most likely never return to Moscow or St. Petersburg because of Russia’s stand on gay rights, Cosmopolitan reported. Madonna last appeared in Russia in 2012 and lived up to …

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