The New York Post reports undercover BBC reporter Tony Donnelly, infiltrated a London Kabbalah group witnessed Madonna and Guy Ritchie chanting mystic spells to cleanse Chernobyl, the site in Ukraine of the nuclear disas ter in 1986. Donnelly, armed with a hidden camera, attended the Kabbalah dinner which turned into “a weird religious service, which started with prayer readings and chanting that culminated in everyone turning to the east, pushing the air with their hands, and crying out ‘Cher-er-er-er-nobyl’ at the top of their voices. They thought they were curing Chernobyl of radiation, using the power of Kabbalah to drive away the evil.”
Kabbalah Centre Teacher’s Remarks Alarm Madonna Fans
January 12, 2005 – Jeannette Walls of MSNBC.com reports some Madonna fans are wondering how their idol can support the Kabbalah Centre when one of the group’s leaders reportedly blamed Jews for their fate in the holocaust. Rabbi EliyahuYardeni, a Kabbalah Centre teacher, told a BBC investigator, “Just to tell you another thing about the six million Jews that were killed in the Holocaust. The question was that the Light was blocked. They didn’t use Kabbalah.” The report is scheduled to air on Thursday. Read more.
No Renewed Marriage Vows For Madonna & Guy Ritchie
January 6, 2005 – A colleague of Madonna’s and her rep Liz Rosenberg have denied reports that the Material Girl and hubby Guy Ritchie renewed their wedding vows on their fourth wedding anniversary. “No truth to it at all,” the colleague said. “Mr. and Mrs. Ritchie spent their 4th wedding anniversary with 16 close friends at their country home outside of London,” Rosenberg added. Read more.
Madonna And Guy’s Kabbalah Proselytizing Efforts Fail
December 31, 2004 – While shooting Guy Ritchie’s new film ‘Revolver’ off the coast of England on the Isle of Man, the director and wife Madonna have been trying to convert locals to Kabbalah, a source revealed to Star magazine. “Madonna and Guy were handing out red bracelets and trying to convert the locals,” the source said. “They’re very convincing about the benefits, but I don’t think they’re finding many takers. I wore the wrist band for a few hours and then took it off when they were out of sight!”
Madonna Picks Up Jukebox
December 28, 2004 – Neil Sean of Sky News reports that Madonna recently bought a Fifties-style jukebox to use at her parties from London’s fashionable department store Selfridges.