Jeannette Walls of MSNBC.com reports that Caresse Henry, who has been Madonna’s manager for 13 years, is quitting. “As I understand it, she’s not thrilled about the direction that Madonna’s interests have been taking her,” a source revealed. “Besides, 13 years is a long time and Madonna’s a demanding boss.” Read more.
Madonna Calls For US Troops to Leave Iraq
November 9, 2004 – Madonna is calling for her home country to withdraw its troops from Iraq during an interview with British radio. “I just don’t want American troops to be in Iraq, period,” she said on BBC Radio. “My feelings are ‘can we just all get out?’.”
Madonna To Pitch Israeli Tourism
November 8, 2004 – A source tells Jeannette Walls of MSNBC.com that Madonna is signing up to become a spokeswoman for Israeli tourism. “The message will be that Israel is a safe place to visit,” the source revealed. “She filmed the ads when she was in Israel recently.” Read more.
Revenge Is Sweet For Madonna
November 6, 2004 – The Daily Express reports that after Elton John blasted Madonna for lip-synching in concert, the Material Girl retaliated by sending him a box of chocolates with a sarcastic note. “Obviously, just have too much time on your hands,” Madonna’s message began. “I figure if you eat all of these you can spend the next six months in the gym trying to work them off.”
Duff Sisters Hope To Cover Madonna’s ‘Material Girl’
November 6, 2004 – MTV News reports that Hilary Duff and her sister Haylie Duff have signed on to star in ‘Material Girls’, where they will play sibling heiresses who lose their father’s fortune in the wake of a scandal and are forced to fend for themselves in the real world. The sisters are also negotiating to perform a remake of the Madonna ’84 smash ‘Material Girl’ for the film’s soundtrack. Read more.