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Madonna Badger, a prominent New York City advertising executive, lost her three children and her parents when her waterfront mansion went up in flames Christmas morning.
Badger, who created the iconic Mark Wahlberg underwear ads for Calvin Klein, and her friend, Michael Borcina, both escaped the blaze.
Badger bought the Stamford, Conn. waterfront estate just last year for $ 1.7 million. Borcina’s construction company… Continue reading Top Fashion Exec Madonna Badger Loses Three Kids And Her Parents In Mystery Fire
Tom Munro for Harper’s Bazaar
Today, she’s untouchable: Madonna has her music career, an upcoming directorial debut, her pick of famous boyfriends and a soon-to-launch clothing line. But growing up in the Midwest, life wasn’t always easy for the Material Girl.
“The boys in my school would make fun of me,” she reveals in the December issue of Harper’s Bazaar. They called her… Continue reading Why Madonna Had Hairy Armpits in High School
With backing from Harvey Weinstein, Madonna‘s latest directorial effort ‘W.E.‘ was initially considered a possible awards contender for this fall. Then it premiered at the Venice Film Festival to hoots, hollers, and wildly negative reviews. Is the Material Girl’s new film dead in the water? Not according to Page Six: the New York Post gossip column claims that Madonna is cutting 10 minutes out of ‘W.E.’ before its… Continue reading Morning Grind: Madonna Rumored to Make Trims on 'W.E.' and More
This roundup is in addition to full TIFF 2011 reviews of Tanya Wexler’s Hysteria, Jennifer Westfeldt’s Friends with Kids, Andrea Arnold’s Wuthering Heights, Sarah Polley’s Take This Waltz, and discussion of Lynne Ramsay’s We Need to Talk about Kevin in Girls on Film.
Your Sister’s Sister
Your Sister’s Sister is simple, but not in any reductive way. Much… Continue reading Female Directors at TIFF 2011 Roundup: Lynn Shelton Prevails While Madonna, Julia Leigh, and Mary Harron Falter
From the files of ‘Who knew?’: Madonna has a sense of humor. The pop titan and ‘W.E.’ director has made a video response to the viral clip of her dissing hydrangeas at the Venice Film Festival last week, one that includes the theme from ‘The Godfather’ and Madge dropping the f-bomb. Watch ahead.
Hey, funny or not, it’s already got more viewers than her panned directorial… Continue reading Watch Madonna Confirm Her Hatred of Hydrangeas