7 Things You Didn’t Know About Madonna

Monday, December 25th 2017. | Internet News

7 Things You Didn't Know About Madonna16 August 2017 Madonna’s 59nd birthday, and while she has decided to celebrate it with a guitar-shaped birthday cake and an intimate party at London’s Shoreditch House, we’re rounding up some of our favorite facts about the pop star after the jump. Feel free to add anything that we’ve missed in the comments! or if you want to buy Madonna canvas posters feel free to following this site http://idposter.com/Madonna/

1. Madonna was born Madonna Louise Ciccone on August 16, 1958 in Bay City, Michigan, which she once referred to as “a stinky, little town in Northern Michigan,” on national television.

2. Madonna was referred to as “Little Nonni” to distinguish her from her mother.

3. Madonna worked several minimum wage jobs to make ends meet, including one at a Dunkin’ Donuts.

4. In 1979, Madonna was a backup dancer for a French disco artist named Patrick Hernandez. While in Europe, she became involved with a musician named Dan Gilroy and they formed a band called the Breakfast Club.

5. Family organizations tried to get the video for “Like a Virgin” banned for promoting premarital sex. They were even more upset after Madonna’s now infamous performance of the song at MTV’s Video Music Awards. As she recalls it:” I remember my manager Freddy shouting to me, ‘Oh my God! What were you doing? You were wearing a wedding dress. Oh my God! You were rolling around on the floor!’ It was the bravest, most blatant sexual thing I had ever done on television.”

6. In July of 1985, both Penthouse and Playboy published a number of nude photos of Madonna, which were taken when she first moved to New York. The media went nuts.

7. Madonna founded her own entertainment company, Maverick, which included her own record label, Maverick Records, in 1992. The first release was Madonna’s controversial book, Sex, which featured photos by Steven Meisel.

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