The Mirror reports Scissor Sisters’ Ana Matronic lashed Madonna’s influence on girls while warming up before an MTV Live gig in London next Thursday. “She made it OK to be sexual and taken seriously, but now it’s expected for every woman to be pictured in her underwear,” she said.
Madonna’s Magical Nuclear Waste Cure
August 23, 2006 – The Times of London reports Madonna and her husband Guy Ritchie have been lobbying the government and nuclear industry over a scheme to clean up radioactive waste with a supposedly magic Kabbalah fluid. Downing Street, Whitehall and British Nuclear Fuels (BNFL) were pitched by the couple to use a “mystical” liquid tested in a Ukrainian lake.
“I mean, one of the biggest problems that exists right now in the world is nuclear waste,” the Material Girl said about her efforts. “That’s something I’ve been involved with for a while with a group of scientists — finding a way to neutralize radiation, believe it or not.”
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Guy Stressed Over Madonna Kidnap Threats
August 21, 2006 – The Sun reports Guy Ritchie has begged Madonna to tighten security after threats from Russian gangsters to kidnap her and their two kids. “Madonna is well aware of the kidnap threats but she is brave and even a little nonchalant when it comes to her own safety,” a source said. “Guy is seriously concerned and has made it clear that security has to be tightened, just to be on the safe side. Madonna doesn’t anticipate any problems herself but Guy isn’t convinced.” Read more.