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Madonna reveals rape ordeal

Madonna reveals rape ordeal

Oct 4 2013, 4:36pm CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Madonna was raped at the start of her career. The pop legend has opened up about her traumatic ordeal for the first time in nearly two decades, revealing she was sexually abused by a stranger at...

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Madonna reveals rape ordeal

Oct 4 2013, 4:36pm CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Madonna was raped at the start of her career.

The pop legend has opened up about her traumatic ordeal for the first time in nearly two decades, revealing she was sexually abused by a stranger at knifepoint shortly after arriving in New York City from Rochester, Michigan, to pursue her dreams of stardom.

Writing in the November issue of Harper's Bazaar magazine, the 55-year-old singer recalled: "New York wasn't everything I thought it would be. It did not welcome me with open arms. The first year, I was held up at gunpoint. Raped on the roof of a building I was dragged up to with a knife in my back.

"I had my apartment broken into three times. I don't know why; I had nothing of value after they took my radio the first time."

The 'Like a Prayer' singer was determined to survive in the Big Apple in spite of her terrible experiences and was all the more "hell-bent" on making a name for herself, even if it meant doing jobs she didn't like.

Madonna explained: "Arriving in New York wasn't anything I prepared for. Trying to be a professional dancer, paying my rent by posing nude for art classes, staring at people staring at me naked. Daring them to think of me as anything but a form they were trying to capture with their pencils and charcoal.

"I was defiant. Hell-bent on surviving. On making it. But it was hard and it was lonely, and I had to dare myself every day to keep going."

The superstar first made the shocking admission she had been raped when she was younger in a 1995 interview with NME, but hasn't dwelled upon it since.

She confessed at the time: "It is not an experience I would ever glamorize. Although it was devastating at the time, I know that it made me a much stronger person. . . . It forced me to be a survivor."

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Madonna's Daughter Lourdes Trades In Posh Lifestyle for a BUNK BED in a SHARED Dorm Room!

Oct 14 2014 10:33pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

She is following in the footsteps of her famous mother by attending her old college, The University Of Michigan.But despite her privileged upbringing, it seems Lourdes Leon is certainly no Material Girl.In a stark contrast to her mother's mansions, the teen, who turns 18 this week, currently shares a simple bunk bed with a fellow student in a tiny box dormitory.While living with her superstar mother she would have been used to a ...
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Interview: Mary Lambert Bares Her ‘Secrets’ and Her Soul on Debut, ‘Heart On My Sleeve’

Oct 14 2014 2:38pm CDT | Source: 92.3 NOW

Mary Lambert has already been nominated for two GRAMMYs, shared a stage with Madonna and become a published poet. Not too bad for a woman who hasn’t even released a debut album yet, which she will finally get around to doing on Oct. 14 when she drops her first LP, Heart on My Sleeve. The album features “Secrets,” one of the most cathartic songs of 2014 that has her talking about rocking mom jeans, her dysfu ...
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Interview: Mary Lambert Bares Her ‘Secrets’ and Her Soul on Debut, ‘Heart On My Sleeve’

Oct 14 2014 2:35pm CDT | Source: Mix 96-5

Mary Lambert has already been nominated for two GRAMMYs, shared a stage with Madonna and become a published poet. Not too bad for a woman who hasn’t even released a debut album yet, which she will finally get around to doing on Oct. 14 when she drops her first LP, Heart on My Sleeve. The album features “Secrets,” one of the most cathartic songs of 2014 that has her talking about rocking mom jeans, her dysfunctional family and loving her butt. She’s no longer interested in hiding any of these ...
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Interview: Mary Lambert Bares Her ‘Secrets’ and Her Soul on Debut, ‘Heart On My Sleeve’

Oct 14 2014 2:34pm CDT | Source: WNKS-FM Kiss 95.1

Mary Lambert has already been nominated for two GRAMMYs, shared a stage with Madonna and become a published poet. Not too bad for a woman who hasn’t even released a debut album yet, which she will finally get around to doing on Oct. 14 when she drops her first LP, Heart on My Sleeve. The album features “Secrets,” one of the most cathartic songs of 2014 that has her talking about rocking mom jeans, her dysfunctional family and loving her butt. She’s no longer interested in hiding any of t ...
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Interview: Mary Lambert Bares Her ‘Secrets’ and Her Soul on Debut, ‘Heart On My Sleeve’

Oct 14 2014 2:34pm CDT | Source: Houston's Hot Hits

Mary Lambert has already been nominated for two GRAMMYs, shared a stage with Madonna and become a published poet. Not too bad for a woman who hasn’t even released a debut album yet, which she will finally get around to doing on Oct. 14 when she drops her first LP, Heart on My Sleeve. The album features “Secrets,” one of the most cathartic songs of 2014 that has her talking about rocking mom jeans, her dysfunctional family and loving her butt. She’s no longer interested in hiding any of thes ...
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Interview: Mary Lambert Bares Her ‘Secrets’ and Her Soul on Debut, ‘Heart On My Sleeve’

Oct 14 2014 2:33pm CDT | Source: Fresh 102.7

Mary Lambert has already been nominated for two GRAMMYs, shared a stage with Madonna and become a published poet. Not too bad for a woman who hasn’t even released a debut album yet, which she will finally get around to doing on Oct. 14 when she drops her first LP, Heart on My Sleeve. The album features “Secrets,” one of the most cathartic songs of 2014 that has her talking about rocking mom jeans, her dysfunctional fam ...
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Michelle Buteau Battles Wrestler Chris Jericho on Big Morning Buzz Live

Oct 14 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: Scandalist

Who was brave enough to challenge wrestling star Chris Jericho to a game about famous celebrity feuds? Look no further than Big Morning Buzz Live, where host Nick Lachey refereed a match between Jericho and co-host Michelle Buteau. Both opponents brought the heat, but who won the battle? Watch the video above to see Buteau and Jericho take trivia questions about memorable spats. After finding out w ...
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The Hottest Stories Right Now!

Oct 14 2014 12:50pm CDT | Source: Perez Hilton

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So Ariel Pink is working on Madonna's new album (and DRAGS her recent ones)

Oct 13 2014 12:51pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

According to Ariel Pink, Madge is looking for a change in direction and has enlisted the LA-based singer to help write the followup to 2012’s EDM-centric MDNA.“Interscope are calling me to help write Madonna’s record,” Pink revealed in an interview with FL’s Doug Wallen.“They need something edgy. They need songwriting. She can’t just have her Avicii, her producers or whatever, come up with a new techno jam for her to g ...
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Katy Perry’s Prismatic World Tour Houston [PICS]

Oct 13 2014 11:32am CDT | Source: Mix 96-5

Katy Perry sure knows how to put on a show! During her two-night stop here in Houston last Friday night, (<– lol, see what I did there?) the Prismatic World Tour packed the Toyota Center to the rafters both nights and it was SO MUCH FUN! Becky G opened things up for us before Katy came on and sang 2 full hours worth of our favorite hits. Myself, Shawnda from the Atom Smasher Morning Show, and Chad Pitt lucked out with where our seats we ...
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