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Body Odor Problem
MADONNA has a body odour problem - according to former supermodel
New York beauty, 51, who claims to have bedded JACK NICHOLSON, WARREN
BEATTY, SIR MICK JAGGER, BRUCE WILLIS and SYLVESTER STALLONE during
the height of her modelling career in the 1980s, alleges the MATERIAL
GIRL smelt horrible in her early days.
says, "I had to put up with Madonna's body odour when she used
to boogie all night at DANCETERIA (New York nightclub) in the early
she got it together and started removing hair from her pits, she had
the most vicious odour coming out from where I don't even want to
know where. Believe me, it was no HOLIDAY dancing next to Madonna
and Britney Spears - "kissin' cousins of couture crime"
- were tied for second place, ..."
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content to crush the spirit of unknowns, "American Idol"
judge Simon Cowell is training his sights on one of the biggest stars
in the business — Madonna .
promoting Monday's start of the third "American Idol" season,
recently was drawn into a discussion with the Television Critics Association
about the physical attributes of today's stars.
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don't understand why this Lydon fellow is confused or surprised by
Madonna's behavior - especially at this late date. It has been obvious
for years and years now that Madonna routinely steals material, fashions,
looks and so forth from other performers and will turn right around
and deny having done so, or of having heard of whomever she's ripping
veteran JOHN LYDON was disgusted when MADONNA claimed to have never
heard of the rocker - only days before sporting a SEX PISTOLS belt.
musician, who fronted the pioneering Pistols in the 1970s, contacted
Madonna's husband GUY RITCHIE, hoping the director would make a movie
based on his autobiography ROTTEN: NO IRISH, NO BLACKS, NO DOGS.
he was left stunned when the director announced they weren't aware
of who he was.
says, "I called Madonna's husband to see if he would be interested
doing a film of my book because he comes from the same manor as I
do, though he is a bit upper-class. He might stand in the same pub
as gangsters, but he ain't one.
message came back that they had never heard of me.
same week there was a picture of Madonna in a newspaper and she had
on a Sex Pistol belt. The f***ing cheek of it. I made an inquiry,
f***ing answer it. If you think I'm a c***, say so. F***ing minefield,
the film world."
Contra Costa Times
and her husband Guy Ritchie are to be taken to court by an actor who
claims the couple stole the idea for their 2002 film Swept Away.
D'Onofrio [note: this is NOT the same Vincent D'Onofrio
who stars in the t.v. show Law And Order: Criminal Intent]
says he pitched the idea to the pair in 1997 - but they cut him out
of the credits. The couple say he has no proof of a contract.
action was started in October 2002, but a court date has now been
set for Los Angeles on 4 May.
Away, a remake of a 1975 Italian comedy, flopped on release in 2002.
starred Madonna as a wealthy woman stranded on a desert island with
a sailor, and was mauled by critics.
is seeking $10m (£5.5m). Last year, Madonna and Ritchie asked
a judge in Los Angeles to throw out the case after one of D'Onofrio's
lawyer failed to turn up for a court date.
himself as a singer, songwriter, director and actor, D'Onofrio is
not the actor of the same name who appeared in TV drama Law and Order:
Away took five Golden Raspberries - the unofficial awards for bad
films - in 2003. They included worst picture, worst actress and worst
poor reception in the US meant it did not even get a cinema release
in the UK.
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is good at seeing what's happening and then snatching and stealing
it, reinventing herself in that way."
Net Music Countdown, by By Dean Cameron
recently said that she believes that the current trend of scantily
clad females topping the charts is the fault of Madonna and not because
men enjoy seeing scantily clad women.
singer says, "There's so much TV and so much exposure that a
lot of these young girls can become successful overnight. With Madonna
kind of ushering in the whole 'sex is power' thing, I think we got
off course a little bit."
so much sex. It's about the look and the image, less about the talent.
You have to have a good choreographer, good hair. I just find that
females really have to sell a little too much of the image and could
maybe get more into content."
Nicole Gelinas, from National Review On-Line
is up with the old women?
bid for the title of Dirty Old Lady of American Pop last year, when
the brittle baby boomer engaged in some calculated tongue calisthenics
with (first) Britney Spears and (second) Christina Aguilera at the
MTV Video Music Awards. Each young lady is half Madonna's age. Demi
Moore provided some competition for the title with her public display
of toy-boy actor boyfriend Ashton Kutcher. And now, Janet Jackson.
MTV's producers can strip their stars completely naked if they want.
But human sexuality is still governed by natural law. Who's going
to be brave enough to tell Madonna and Jackson that young men haven't
evolved so much since the 1980s that they fantasize about women their
Britney is mainstream sexy because she is young. She is cute. She
is blonde. She has big blue eyes and a pleasing hip-to-waist ratio.
She's accessible, not scary, to teens.
Demi, and Janet are all over the hill. Let's be realistic: If all
you're selling is sex, you'd better at least understand that your
product has a shelf life. When will the producers wake up and tell
their aging stable of no-talent stars: You're just too old for the
do something to themselves that conservative critics can't do. They
make themselves look outdated, out-of-touch, and silly.
Alison Boshoff, Daily Mail
of course, we should have wearied of Madonna's endless capacity for
re-invention. What a clichè the remaking of her image has become
as, year after year, she has struggled to keep the public intrigued.
all that there was something shockingly different about her appearance
at the Grammy awards on Sunday night. This time, it wasn't her usual
gimmicky splash of fancy dress (a flashed breast, a pretend punk ensemble).
Nor was it as vulgar as the 'lesbian' show which she put on with Britney
Spears at the MTV awards last year.
Madonna appeared to be showing off (whisper it) a new face. Well that,
at least, is what music industry gossips have insisted since Christmas,
when, it is said, she visited a plastic surgeon in Los Angeles and
had a 'very subtle and high quality' facelift.
year, it emerged that she'd been having non- surgical beauty serums
blasted into her skin at a small salon in Hampstead, North London,
for £350 a time. She is also a fan of Linda Meredith's Crystal
Clear Oxygen Facials and Dr Hauschka creams.
surgical facelift? Would Madge have gone that far to keep up with
she cannot hope to catch glorious, golden Beyonce, only 22, whose
single Crazy In Love outsold Madonna's effort, Hollywood, last year
by a ratio of two to one, and who walked away on Sunday with five
awards, the acknowledged queen of this year's event.
it appeared that Madonna had conceded defeat to the new generation
of upstarts when she launched herself as a children's author last
summer, all hornrimmed glasses and demure frock.
a flop album (American Life), two flop singles (American Life, Hollywood),
a flop film (Swept Away) and a particularly embarrassing ad campaign
under her belt (Gap), it appeared she was finally ready to leave the
stage for a new generation of pop stars.
more news about Madonna's soon-to-be-announced tour. We hear the superstar
has been rehearsing at the Culver City Studios in LA - and it's not
going as smoothly as she would have liked.
while Madonna was running through Justify My Love and an acoustic
version of Crazy For You she kept screwing up her guitar strings
has no musical talent, so no surprise there] and screaming,
which is believed to include all her greatest hits [because
her smaller, older, shrinking fan base was hacked off that she didn't
include her "oldies" in her last concert tour],
is expected to take place at the end of the year.