When Madonna’s son Rocco suddenly started choking on food at the Sunset Marquis hotel, the Material Girl’s pals panicked, but the singer was calm, pinking up her son and giving him the Heimlich maneuver, successfully dislodging the food from his windpipe. Madonna then told her friends that she’d taken a child safety class while pregnant with daughter Lourdes, and did a refresher when Rocco was born.
Madonna Hits Out At Lazy Europeans
April 18, 2003 – The Evening Standard reports that during Madonna’s VH1 special, she hits out at the work ethic of Europeans. “They’re not willing to work – you know, stay in the office for 12 hours a day,” she said. “I find that people in Europe are much more interested in the quality of life. They’re not so work-orientated. It’s different. They know how to enjoy life better. But Americans know how to get things done quicker.”
Madonna Flips Off Internet Pirates
April 17, 2003 – Try and download any of Madonna’s new tracks from her new ‘American Life’ album through services such as KaZaA, and you’ll be greeted by a very friendly voice asking “What the fu** do you think you’re doing?” And yes, the voice is provided by Madonna herself. Read more.