Madonna has been answering fan questions on Guy Oseary’s Twitter page (@guyoseary) today, thanking those wishing her good luck in her efforts to adopt Mercy James of Malawi. She also talked about her recent horseriding fall. The conversation included:
Thanks for support.. fingers crossed all will go well with Mercy.. -M
@guyoseary Madge…. Do you really hate us Paps in NYC sooo much???
@aaronnyc I don’t hate anyone. Horses don’t like surprises. They are very sensitive animals.. -M
@perezhilton what is this rubbish about me dumping my children off for the summer while I’m on tour? They go where I go.-M
@guyoseary M, what are you listening to these days? (besides yourself in the studio)
@boxofboom electronic music/electro house… -M
Eitan Yardeni Praying With Madonna For Successful Adoption Bid
April 25, 2009 – News of the World reports Madonna has brought Kabbalah rabbi Eitan Yardeni to America to pray that her bid to adopt Mercy James from Malawi is a success.
“They have been praying at every waking hour,” a source told the British tabloid. “The adoption process has been stressful for Madonna. She’s been telling pals it’s felt as painful as childbirth.”
Madonna Ready To Return To The Gym After Taking A Tumble
April 21, 2009 – Madonna’s trainer Tracy Anderson spoke with UsMagazine.com about the singer’s horse riding fall over the weekend, insisting that the 50-year-old is ready to bounce back from her hospitalization by doing some training on Wednesday. “We have our set training,” Anderson said. “She’s like a professional athlete. She can’t mess around with her training. I mean, she has to be able to perform in front of 70,000 people who are sucking the life out of her, and she’s singing and dancing. There are no shortcuts when you’re training in that way.” The full story at usmagazine.com has since been removed.
Police: Paparazzi Not Responsible For Madonna Horse Accident
April 21, 2009 – Sgt. Herbert Johnson from the Southampton Village Police Department tells TMZ that the photographer tagged by Madonna’s camp as startling a horse the singer was riding on over the weekend and throwing the singer off is likely not the culprit. “There is no mention of photographers,” Johnson said. “It’s a matter of spin control that went out of control. If they felt there was something else, they would have written ‘paparazzi’ in the form – if they felt there was a problem.”
Madonna Falls Off Horse After Jumping Hurdles
April 19, 2009 – The New York Post reports Madonna’s fall at celebrity lensman Steven Klein’s horse farm in Bridgehampton was not caused by paparazzi, but instead by leaping over hurdles. After the fall, more than 10 people attended to the singer, including her 22-year-old on again boyfriend Jesus Luz. Minutes later, an ambulance arrived to take the 50-year-old to Southampton Hospital. Read more and check out pictures at nypost.com.
Madonna Hospitalized After Horse Fall Caused By Paparazzo
April 18, 2009 – The New York Daily News reports Madonna was rushed to Southampton Hospital with minor injuries and bruises after a fall while horseriding at the Bridgehampton farm of celebrity photographer Steven Klein. Jesus Luz and others watched the incident, which Klein says was caused by a paparazzo jumping out of the bushes to photograph the singer Saturday afternoon, startling the horse. Read more.