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About Madonna

Madonna is a popular pop star. She takes the title Queen of Pop and is also called by her petname Madge.

She is set to fly to Rio, Brazil to see the Samba Parade during Carnival on February 14, 2010.

Personal Biography

Madonna used to serve used to serve customers at 'Dunkin Donut' before she became a star.

Relationships

Relationship with Sean Penn

Sean Penn is ex-husband of Madonna. The two parted ways. In January 2010, she denied reports that she is rekindling her relationship.

Relationship with Carlos Leon

Madonna moved close with fitness trainer and actor Carlos Leon but they parted ways. The two had a daughter Lourdes. Lourdes has become a Celeb-inspired baby name and is very common name amongst British parents who began calling their kids with the name. Madonna was again seen moving closer with his after her marriage with Guy Ritchie came to an end. Leon was at her New York apartment overseeing renovations as preparations from her return from the Sticky and Sweet tour.

Relationship with Guy Ritchie

Madonna and Film Director Guy Ritchie are married in December 22, 2000 but they parted ways in October 2008. For more information on their relationship, read Guy Ritchie and Madonna.

Guy said Thank God after being told about quickie divorce. The two though have skipped the announcement of the divorce. Soon after the split, Madonna began to pull out her kids from the British school and planned to join them in a New York School.

Relationship with Philippe van den Bossche

Madonna is reported to be dating Philippe van den Bossche, the head of her Raising Malawi charity.

Adoptions

Adopting David Banda

Madonna adopted a Malawian boy David Banda after a 20-month long battle in Africa. In August 08, David's natural father Yohane Banda remarried. Ritchie said he is surprised by love for son but rumours are that he was against the adoption. In August 08, Asineti Mwale 'Mama', the woman who brought up David in Malwa died of pneumonia.

Adopting Mercy James

Mercy James showed interest in adopting Malawian girl Mercy James. Representatives from her charity 'Raising Malawi' are said to have visited Mercy's grandmother Lucy Chekechiwa and adoption officials in September 08. Sources say she got the go-ahead for the adoption and once confirmed, she might adopt the child by New Years Day eve. Mercys self-proclaimed dad is dubbed opportunist by kin.

In May 09, she is reported to be working on setting up a trust fund to help Mercy James even if she fails to adopt her.

In June 09, Malawi court's highest court approved her request to adopt a second Malawi child Chifundo "Mercy" James.

Love on Malawi

Madonna is a regular visitor to Malawi. She, in a video shot at her hotel room urged her fans to help her build girls school in Malawi. In November 08, rumours are out that she is planning a Malawi getaway with Alex Rodriguez.

Toyboy relationship with Jesus Luz

Jesus Luz is a Brazilian model. For more information on their relationship, read Madonna & Jesus Luz

Lifestyle, Fitness & Food habits

Madonna is a frequent visitor to London Mayfair pub the Punchbowl. Madonna Madge embarks on salmon retox diet to make herself look younger.

Tracy Anderson is her fitness trainer.

Madonna often wears iconic jewelry made by designer Neil Lane on various ocassions.

Horse riding

In April 09, Madonna was hospitalized after falling off horse in the Hamptons. She was barely conscious to talk to cops after horse accident and slammed claims that she fell short of informing the police about the paparazzis involvement in her riding accident. It was later revealed that her insurance policy bans her from horse riding while on tour.

Hate over Sarah Palin

Madonna often showed her hate over Republican Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin at Meadowlands on October 4, 2008.

Adoption of second child - Chifundo James

In late March 09, Madonna headed to Malawi to try to adopt a second child. To her surprise, the grandmother of Mercy James, the 4-year-old orphaned Malawian girl who Madonna wants to adopt, has pledged to stop the singer from stealing her. A British charity too has asked Madonna to reconsider her adoption plans but she went to Malawi and got ready to sign today adoption papers. Her adoption story has infuriated Australian mums who say that it would have taken them six years to do the same. She blasted adoption critics insisting it is none of their business. She requested Malawi court to let her adopt a daughter. The Malawi government supported the controversial bid because of the help shes given the African country but a Malawi judge has rejected her request. Finally in June 09, the Malawi court allowed her to adopt Mercy.

Parenting

Madonna has four children. Daughter Lourdes, son Rocco Ritchie, adopted son David and daughter Mercy.

In March 2012, Madonna's daughter Lourdes Ciccone was spotted puffing a cigarette in NYC. In an interview during the 'Today' show, Madonna said that she is unhappy about her daughter's smoking habit and said she has not been as tough on her kids as she should be. She later revealed that she wants to be a tougher parent to the four children she raises.

Other Personal Information


Professional Biography

Signatures Network, a premiere entertainment licensing and merchandising company holds the merchandising and marketing rights for some Madonna works.

The singer was on a Sticky and Sweet in 2008.

UK Charts

In October 2012, Madonna has been declared as the biggest-selling female singles artist in the UK chart history. As of October 2012, Madonna has sold over 17.8 million singles in the United Kingdom since her chart debuted with 'Holiday' in January 1984.

Her single 'Holiday' peaked at number six. In 1985, Madonna claimed her first UK number on single 'Into the Groove'.

Filth and Wisdom

Filth and Wisdom is a 80-minute feature that won raves at the Berlin Film Festival in the winter of 2007. The feature will be screened at IFC Centre, New York on October 17, 2008.

List of Famous Films & Television appearances

  • Filth and Wisdom

List of popular works

  • Confessions On A Dance Floor
  • Hard Candy (2008); 11th studio album; Made in collaboration with Justin Timberlake, Timbaland and Pharrell Williams. Track list: Candy Shop (released on April 29, 2008), 4 Minutes, Give It 2 Me, Heartbeat, Miles Away. She's Not Me, Incredible, Beat Goes On, Dance Tonight, Spanish Lesson, The Devil Wouldn't Recognize You
  • MDNA

MDNA

The MDNA album was released in 2012. According to its producer William Orbit, the album didn't perform according to their expectations because the songs meant for her went to Chris Brown.

Comments / Negative criticism

Other professional information

Tours

MDNA tour

MDNA Tour is Madonna's ninth concert tour. She traveled in Asia, Europe and Americas and also promoted her album MDNA.

Perfumes

Madonna has launched her new perfume 'Truth Or Dare' in April 2012. She was at the Macy's in New York to launch her perfume. She revealed that she was inspired by her mother. The perfume is a combination of floral and wood combined with the scent of vanilla and caramelised amber that set the aroma apart from other floral fragrances.

Quotes by Madonna

Madonna in News

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Rapid Fire Marketing (PINKSHEETS: RFMK), a developer, producer and distributor of vapor inhalers, is proud to announce that its company representative, Cheryl Shuman, will head Rapid Fire Marketing's rebuild and rebrand of Medical Cannabis Management (MCM). Ms

Mass Relevance Teams With BTN to Create a Second-Screen Innovation in Sports
Mass Relevance, the technology leader in social curation and integration, today announced it is collaborating with the Big Ten Network (BTN) on a ground-breaking social, second-screen experience for Big Ten fans called BTN CONNECT, sponsored by Buick.

The Book of Mormon Leads Top Events Rankings for September
Tony-award winning Broadway hit, The Book of Mormon, launched its first national tour in August 2012, earning it the top spot on TicketNews®' Monthly Top Events rankings for September 2012.

Plum Benefits Brings Entertainment Perks to Washington D.C.
Plum Benefits has announced launch of its free and exclusive benefits service into the Washington, D.C. market. Employers within the D.C. area can sign up for the free service to give their employees special access and discounts to live entertainment in and around Washington D.C., including theater, family attractions, sporting events, concerts and more

Ziba Beauty Brings Authentic Eastern Beauty Traditions to the U.S.
In the 1990s, celebrities such as Madonna and Liv Tyler began bearing unique body art -- intricate, spiraling designs on their hands, wrists and feet adorned with sparkling jewels -- the kind of look no one in the West had ever seen before.

'In Your Dreams - Stevie Nicks' Documentary Scheduled to Premiere at Hamptons International Film Festival October 7th & Mill Valley Film Festival on October 12th
Rock legend Stevie Nicks in collaboration with musical wizard Dave Stewart have co-produced and co-directed "In Your Dreams - Stevie Nicks," a documentary portrait of the illusive Nicks as they embark on a musical journey to write and record the critically acclaimed album "In Your Dreams

Mass Relevance Debuts Second Screen Experience on RyderCup.com for the 2012 Ryder Cup
Mass Relevance, the technology leader in social curation and integration, today announced that it is working with Turner Sports in developing the 13th Man, a social experience, available on RyderCup.com during the 2012 Ryder Cup.

Madonna introduces Russia to her brand of exercise
Madonna has opened a branch of her Hard Candy gym in the Russian capital.

Madonna cries every time she watches 'It's A Wonderful Life'
Madonna has revealed that she loved 'It's A Wonderful Life' so much that she wished actor James Stewart was her real father while growing up.

Man arrested for illegally leaking new Madonna song
Spanish police have arrested a man and charged him with illegally leaking an early version of a new Madonna song, from her latest album.

More than half of UK women want a toyboy
More than two thirds of women in Gloucester, the "cougar capital" of Britain, admit being "cougars" - older women who date toyboys.

Madonna brings own wine for romantic dinner
Madonna and her toyboy lover Brahim Zaibat brought their own wine and wine glasses for a romantic dinner on Saturday night.

Madonna gets 'W.E.' bracelet from Cartier Bosses as gift
Madonna has got hold of a one-of-a-kind bracelet after begging Cartier bosses to give her the jewellery they designed for Andrea Riseborough to wear in the pop star's directorial debut 'W.E.'

Madonna signs new 3-album deal worth $100m with Interscope Records
Madonna has signed a new deal with Interscope Records to release her next three albums.

Liz Hurley to flip coin for Warne's Melbourne Stars'
Elizabeth Hurley is all set to toss the coin for fiance Shane Warne's Melbourne Stars' opening Big Bash game against Sydney Thunder on Saturday night.

Liz Hurley and ex hubby Arun Nayar in awkward embrace
Elizabeth Hurley and her ex-husband Arun Nayar looked awkward while embracing each other at a private view of photographer Anthony Souza's snapshots from Madonna's film 'W.E.' at The Little Black Gallery in Fulham in West London.

Venus Williams courts attention onstage at karaoke bar
Venus Williams was spotted exercising her vocal chords at a karaoke bar for the second time in as many weeks on Sunday night.

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