MSNBC’s Jeannette Walls reports Madonna is planning on pulling out all the stops to block a tell all book from ex-lover Andy Bird which will detail their 1996 relationship. A source told Walls, “She’s had two nasty tell-alls out in one year. I think that’s enough, don’t you? Madonna won’t stand for this, especially from an ex-lover.”
Potty Mouths Targeted By Kilborn
December 11, 2001 – Craig Kilborn joked during his In The News segment of his Monday show about Madonna swearing at the Turner Prize Awards broadcast on BBC. Kilborn joked, “Wow. Hey, Madonna, did you kiss the entire NBA with that mouth? I just want to know.” As for Britney Spears, he added, “In a related story, Britney Spears cursed after failing to grasp the meaning of Five Dogs Playing Poker.”
Madonna: ‘Right On Motherfu**er!’
December 10, 2001 – Madonna caused chaos at Channel Four in Britain when she swore on live TV causing the station to issue a speedy apology to its viewers for her “strong language.” Madonna told the audience at the The Turner Prize awards, “At a time when political correctness is valued over honesty, I would also like to say: Right on, motherfu**er, everyone is a winner!” Madonna then presented a prize to conceptual artist Martin Creed.
Madonna & J.Lo Duel For Hippo Role
November 30, 2001 – The Chicago Sun Times Bill Zwecker reports Madonna and Jennifer Lopez are both vying for a part as the voice of a hippo named Gloria in DreamWorks’ computer-animated feature “Madagascar.” The film is set to be released either in 2003 or 2004 and is said to have major buzz.
Madonna & Guy To Revisit Scottish Castle For Anniversary
November 29, 2001 – According to the Scottish Sun, Madonna and husband Guy Ritchie have booked all the rooms at the plush Skibo Castle in the Scottish Highlands, site of the couple’s wedding on December 22. An insider revealed security details saying, “All the staff have been asked to hand in a fresh passport photo to the security chief.
“Electronic codes on all the castle’s external doors will change just before Madonna’s arrival and only the staff working during their stay will be told the new ones.”