Thursday, June 25, 2015

Strike a Pose...2010

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Publicist Liz Rosenberg Announced Retirement

The music business veteran also represents Stevie Nicks, Cher and Michael Buble.

Liz Rosenberg, a music industry veteran who is best known to the masses as Madonna's publicist, has announced her retirement. Rosenberg has been Madonna's publicist since 1983.

“I think two centuries is long enough, don’t you? I’m going to consult, advise and protect my peeps from the likes of Page Six forever. I love them too much to do otherwise. On a serious note, these people are part of my family. I could never step away completely. I envision myself like Sue Mengers, doing my work from a round bed with a lot of lip-shaped pillows.”  Says Rosenberg.

"She's been -- and still is -- the head of publicity for my entire career," Madonna said to the audience. "Now, does anybody understand the insanity of being my publicist for the last 25 years? Well, I think Liz was smoking a joint when I first met her. I walked into her office, and she very politely stubbed it out in the ashtray. I don't think she thought I knew she was smoking a joint, but it was a little bit obvious. Anyway, we hit it off right away. She was my kinda girl -- tough, irreverent and funny. And we've had a long and amazing chunk of time together." - Madonna

Friday, June 19, 2015

Mashup: Madonna and Led Zepplin “Justify a Whole Lot of Love”

(via the Laughing Squid)
Channelling Led Zeppelin Whole Lotta Love <3 #rebelheart

Thursday, June 18, 2015

I'll Remember...1982

Amy Schumer to open for Rebel Heart Tour NYC Shows

Madonna will be joined by comedian Amy Schumer at Madison Square Garden on Sept. 16 and 17, as well as at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Sept. 19.


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His tweet has since been deleted.

Madonna's star-studded "Bitch I'm Madonna" video sure got the internet all internet-y when it dropped on Wednesday. You didn't think it was all over, did you? On Thursday (June 18), Diplo, the song's co-writer and co-producer (who also appeared in the shoot), took to Twitter with his own #hottake.
"I'm confused that Madonna not allowed to be sexy but Caitlyn Jenner is?" he wrote. Shortly after, he deleted the tweet. He's likely referring to the incessant ageism (and sexism) that follows the 56-year old singer, telling her she's not allowed to present herself in certain ways. Caitlyn Jenner, 65, is also part of the older crowd, but aside from that, why pull her into this? 

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Never Before Seen Picture of Madonna Became a Legend

A never before seen picture of Madonna when she was a nobody who had just moved in to New York City has been released.Dance instructors talking about Madonna: "Round eyes, arched eyebrows, finely drawn mouth – Da Vinci would have loved it. It is a theatrical face, a dancer’s face. And she has a dancer’s body – thin as a blade, lithe and agile. Doll-like, she looks as if she’d snap in a strong wind."

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

NEWS: The Daily Mail

Hanging with the gang: On Monday Madonna shared this throwback photo taken in the late 70s or early 80s with, from left, Diana Ross, Chic guitarist Nile Rodgers and her boyfriend, drummer John 'Jellybean' Benitez taken at New York's Paradise Garage club

Hung Up on the past! Madonna goes back to the '80s posting vintage snaps on Instagram... including one with Diana Ross
She is a pop superstar who recently released her thirteenth studio album Rebel Heart. 
But it seems Madonna has been in a reflective mood for the past week, posting throwback photos from the beginning of her career in the 1980s on social media.
The latest one, posted by the 56-year-old on Monday, showed the hitmaker in a black and white snap with a group of friends that she captioned: 'Nile Rodgers, Diana Ross, Jellybean and me wearing a skirt Keith Haring. Painted for me! Doesn't get much better!! ❤️#rebelhearts.'

The pals were partying at Paradise Garage, a New York club and disco that operated from 1977 to 1987. Nile was the guitarist for Chic who went on to produce her second album, Like A Virgin, in 1984, while drummer and producer John 'Jellybean' Benitez, was Madonna's boyfriend at the time.
The fact that she was wearing a skirt painted for her by hip artist and social activist Keith Haring showed how linked into popular culture the starlet was even then. Keith died in 1990 of AIDS related complications aged 31.
And of course, she couldn't resist a shoutout to her new hit album, with the hashtag Rebel Hearts, which she used for her four throwback photos. 

I'll Remember...1991

Paris Is Burning Premiere
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