Madonna stunned British talk show host Michael Parkinson by claiming she was “a gay man in a woman’s body.” When Parky asked why she had become such a huge gay icon, the Material Girl replied: “They didn’t have a problem with my ‘Sex’ book. Maybe I’m a gay man trapped in a woman’s body.”
‘American Life’ Sales Still Disappoint Madonna
November 10, 2005 – Madonna’s last album ‘American Life’ came under fire from conservatives, and for the first time in her two-decade career, sales were lackluster. “Of course I was disappointed,” she tells The Associated Press. “I sort of knew it already, but if you’re an entertainer, you’re not allowed to have an opinion… if you go against the grain, you will be punished. I thought there would be a lot of people who agreed with me.”
Madonna Not Allowed To Act Anymore
November 9, 2005 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Tuesday night, “Madonna announced last week she is finished with acting. See, legally, actually, legally, she is not allowed to act anymore. This is all part of the new anti-torture legislation they’re trying to get through Congress.”
Sharon Osbourne Blasts ‘Old Hooker’ Madonna
November 8, 2005 – The Mirror reports that Sharon Osbourne has launched a new attack on Madonna. “It’s like dressing up with her,” Osbourne said. “One day you’re in fu**ing gun gear, then you’re in horsing gear, then you dress like a fu**ing dyke, then you dress like a hooker, then you’re in a flowery dress reading kids’ poetry looking like a fu**ing librarian – then you’re back looking like an old hooker again. For fu**’s sake, who are you? At that age, you should know who you are, what bloody religion you are and what you represent. You can’t be all things to everyone and true to yourself. I don’t care who you are.” The article at Mirror.co.uk has since been removed.