Guadalajara, Jalisco, August 16, 2023. Madonna and her devoted followers are immersed in an atmosphere of joy. The iconic singer has reached her 65th year of life, and emotions run high at the thought that she will soon be able to embark on a global tour celebrating the 40th anniversary of her debut album. The incident assumes special significance following his recent intensive therapy for bacterial infection.
In honor of the Queen of Pop, we plunge into a journey through some of her most outstanding eras, each one saturated with the imprint of her musical evolution over time.
What scandals surrounded Madonna?
There is no doubt that Madonna is one of the artists who have left the hula for decades and this is not least because her music has been crowned “Reina del Pop”, but she has also been the heroine of many scandals Are. Like her kisses with Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, as well as her beauty transformation. Learn more about Estos a Años Dias de Su Compleños 65.
Who is Madonna?
Name: Madonna Louise Ciccone.
Born: August 16, 1958 in Bay City, Michigan.
Family: His mother is Madonna Louise Fortin, who died of breast cancer at age 30, and his father is Silvio Anthony Ciccone. Many brothers
Career: Madonna began her career with the Breakfast Club, a band she formed with former singer partner Dan Gilroy. Her debut album was created after Madonna signed a contract with Sire Records.
Sons: Lourdes Leon, Rocco Ritchie, David Banda Mwala Ciccone Ritchie, Marcie James, Estere and Stella Ciccone.
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Madonna’s first scandal occurred in 1984, when she performed her hit “Like a Virgin” at the MTV VMAs awards ceremony. The singer was criticized for her performance as, after turning to her feet, she showed her rear underwear.
Years later, I confessed that it was not part of the performance, but rather was produced as a result of the clothing, which was a wedding dress and shoelaces.
“O’clock Unas Escaleras very steep. And I get to the end, start dancing and my zapatos de tacón de aguja blancos fall. Gone are the days when you didn’t have to show your ass to have a career, says Madonna in an interview with Jimmy Fallon.
Sex and Religion in “Like a Prayer”
A mix of sex and religion, the 1989 music video for “Like a Prayer” caused one of the first conflicts between Madonna and the Catholic Church.
In the video clip, the singer can be seen wooing an African-American religious figure, as well as setting fire to a cross, possibly referencing the symbol of the Ku Klux Klan.
The Vatican called it blasphemy, while Madonna was excommunicated and criticized by Pope Juan Pablo II, who maligned her lovely blonde ambition in his travels through Italy.
“If you are sure that I am so sinful, say that you are a sinner, that I have never sinned, throw the first stone and let me sing”, then, says the interpreter.
“Justify My Love”, a sex video?
After “Like a Prayer”, it seemed that Madonna was happy starring in scandals, a year later she premiered “Justify My Love”, which was also heavily criticized.
Directed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino, the music video featured images about prostitution and bisexual orgy, which were not commonly seen at the time.
The video clip was rejected by MTV for being too explicit; Nevertheless, the VHS sold over 1 million copies and Sensillo was No. 1 on the Billboard Top 100.
“Sex”, Madonna’s erotic book
The singer’s sexuality has been in controversy for some time, especially after I picked up his book “Sex” where he can be seen simulating erotic acts.
Retozando en trio, autostop in Miami getting naked and up to bondage position, are some of the images that can be seen as Madonna.
“Over the years I have been interviewed by narrow-minded people who tried to embarrass me in order to empower me as a woman. I am called Puta, Bruja, Hereje and Satan”, the artist signed on the 30th anniversary of the book.
Madonna also released her album and song “Erotica” in the same year (1992), where the video clip also featured sexual relationships and fantasies.
Kiss of three!
In 2003, Madonna once again headlined the MTV VMA Awards, but this time she was accompanied by Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera.
In a tribute to “Reina del Pop”, Spears and Aguilera dressed as brides to perform “Like a Virgin”, and as a surprise, emerged from a giant pastel, the diva to sing “Hollywood”. came out where she kissed both the actors.
For many it was a big surprise, but for others, like Justin Timberlake, it was no joy, as the cameras focused on his face, not much joy.
“To be honest, at that moment I didn’t find it impressive at all. I don’t think about all that may come after that. For me it was like: ‘dos chicas basendoz, pues ok’”, says Aguilera, 17 years later.
The conflict with the Vatican came to the fore again in 2006 during his Confessions tour.
While singing “Live to Tell”, Madonna followed a mirror crucifix with a crown of thorns, emulating the crucifixion of Jesus.
This angered some religious leaders who called it a bad publicity stunt.
“My ‘Confession’ follows and has its place on the cross that finally fell. Esto no es burlars de la Iglesia”, says the interpreter.
Madonna Vs. seaweed wrap
The “Reina del Pop” has also been involved in political scandals. The first was in 2012 against Marie Le Pen, leader of the National Front party.
In her MDNA tour, Madonna performed a montage of French politics, with one in front swag and another dressed in the style of German dictator Adolf Hitler.
“There are older singers who want to talk about him and resort to extreme things”, said Le Pen, who later announced she would file a lawsuit against the famous singer.
Instead of all the controversy, the singer exposed a tolerant and welcoming Francia with foreign artists during her concert at the Olympia in Paris.
“I just hated Marine Le Pen. It is not my intention to make enemies”, he assured.
Your start in social networks
Social networks allowed Madonna to express herself even more, especially on Instagram where she showed herself in unimaginable poses.
In photos leading up to the stage, the cast showed themselves posing without make-up, with bare breasts and with hair down to the armpits.
Although these images are no longer available, the “Material Girl” artist was criticized by her fans for judging her based on her appearance.
Madonna Vs. Donald Trump
Madonna was one of the artists who, like many others, was against former US President Donald Trump.
In her speeches, the “Reina del Pop” attacked Trump for “inventing the war with Iran” to distract her country from impeachment by Congress.
I also said that I am deeply disappointed by the election of the Republican President; “Yeah, I’m disappointed. Yes, I am angry. Yes, I thought a lot about returning to Casa Blanca, but I know that won’t change anything. We cannot despair”, he says.
¿A fundamental reform?
In February of this year, Madonna caused a stir by appearing at the Grammys with changes to her face, such as plumping up her lips.
The performer of “Like a Virgin” appeared at the ceremony to announce the winner; However, I didn’t recognize it until presenter Trevor Noah called out her name, as she was wearing a train, tight-fitting dress, chin straps and to top it all her face looked very plump, with her lips Too.
Internet users quickly reacted to the appearance of the singer.
“Madonna nee Sequeira looks like Madonna. what was it? Esto fue mu incomodo”, wrote a user.
However, Madonna responded that her presence at the ceremony was not important, as it was the first time a transgender woman had won a Grammy and society was still mired in age discrimination and misogyny against women. World.
“Once again I am caught in the glare of age discrimination and misogyny that pervades the world we live in.
A world that refuses to celebrate women over 45 and feels the need to punish them if they remain strong, hardworking and courageous”, she wrote on her social network.
Text: Abril Valadez/Agencia Reforma