Madonna had a low-key barbecue Sunday with family and pals like Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore on hand to help blow out the 45 candles. Britney Spears and Jennifer Lopez had been at Madonna’s the day before for a ‘girls’ lunch’ that included Caresse Henry, Madge’s manager.
Madonna Likes England, But Bans The Nasty Tabs
August 19, 2003 – NY Rock did an interview recently with Madonna where she expanded on why she pulled the plug on the original version of her ‘American Life’ video, her thoughts the war and the reaction those against Bush, such as the Dixie Chicks received for their views, and her opinion on living in England. Asked what she likes about living across the pond, Madonna said, “I like pubs. I like my husband. I like the sense of humor here, that most people have. I like the architecture. There’s really cool scenes here – there’s a really cool art scene, there’s fantastic theatre, great music, cool fashion… I could go on and on.” As for the UK press, she wasn’t as kind. “I didn’t mention the press among the things I like about here, did I,” she asked. “We even made it a rule in our house – nobody can bring magazines or newspapers into the house. Most magazines are just full of lies and I don’t want to have anything to do with them.” Read more.