Madonna Gets Honest On ‘American Life’
April 24, 2003 – Madonna tells Entertainment Tonight her 10th studio album release, ‘American Life’, is her most honest record. “I could say life put me on that path,” she said. “I think I have had a number of revelations in the past few years. I think a lot of it has to do with studying Kabbalah, which is essentially like cracking the codes of the universe and it has to do with having a family and growing up seeing life for what it is.”
Madonna And Guy Reach Shooting Range Compromise
April 23, 2003 – The Daily Telegraph reports Madonna and Guy Ritchie have managed a happy compromise to keep their Kabbalah beliefs while still running a profitable shooting estate at Ashcome House. They have set up clay pigeon shooting. “It’s a good way of keeping things ticking over in the close season,” says the estate manager who adds clay shooting is “cheap and cheerful.”
Madonna’s Queries Pre Programmed On MTV Special
April 23, 2003 – Jim Farber of the New York Daily News reports that when fans asked questions of Madonna on her MTV special, in truth they were only mouthing pre-planned questions by MTV operatives, who wrote the appropriate queries, then schooled the nervous youngsters through every phrase.
Madonna Vs. Hackers
April 22, 2003 – Jeannette Walls of MSNBC.com reports that Madonna’s official web site, Madonna.com, was hacked and defaced over the weekend. While most might blame the singer’s move to upload trick ‘American Life’ files that attack illegal downloads, some might think the Material Girl has pulled off another publicity stunt. “It’s not her style,” one fan said. “When she wants publicity, she takes her clothes off.” Madonna’s spokeswoman also denied the speculation.