WENN reports Pink is wanting to replace Madonna as the queen of pop. “She was definitely my role model,” Pink said of the Material Girl. “When I was eight I thought I was her. I went into my mom’s closet and did my best to look like her but, you know, everybody has their time and I think I’m into more hardcore stuff now.” She adds, “I’m out to make people forget about Madonna.”
Madonna And Guy Have Massive Fight On Her Birthday
August 22, 2002 – The Mirror reports Madonna and Guy Ritchie had a big fight at her 44th birthday at her Beverly Hills home last weekend over their new film ‘Swept Away’, which got so heated Guy stormed off back to London in a huff. “Guy has been working flat-out on the film, in which Madonna stars. He has been under a lot of pressure, especially with Lock Stock being such a hit,” revealed a source. “All this has understandably put a strain on his relationship with Madonna. Unfortunately for Madonna it just happened to be her birthday.”
Madonna Under Fire For Changing Her Historic House
August 22, 2002 – Jeanette Walls of MSNBC reports that Madonna is getting heat for making changes to her historic house in Salisbury, England, without getting permission from town officials. The biggest change was that she erected massive gates around her property. Now Madonna has to make the case for why she should be allowed to keep them, or she has to take them down.
Madonna Celebrates 44th Birthday
August 20, 2002 – The Mirror reports Madonna celebrated her 44th birthday with a Japanese- themed soiree at her Californian mansion. Supermodel Gisele Bundchen set tongues wagging by arriving with Guy Oseary – the boss of Madge’s record label Maverick. Kelly Brook and fiance Jason Statham also attended.
Madonna Demands Co-Star To Hit Her Harder
August 18, 2002 – The Sun reports Madonna’s ‘Swept Away’ co-star Adriano Giannini was stunned when the Material Girl asked him to hit her harder in a scene while filming. “When I first slapped her, she thought it wasn’t violent enough and told me to hit her harder,” he said. “On another occasion I was asked to humiliate her by making her bark like a dog. It got a bit masochistic but she’s very professional.”