About the story
‘Life is short. My idea is that if I want to do something, I do it.’
Most pop stars know that they don’t have a job for life. One or two successful records may give them enough money to have a good time for a few months. But the days of fast cars and long hot days by the swimming pool don’t last long. Most have returned to ordinary life by the time they are thirty.
But Madonna isn’t like that. She has been the world’s top female pop star since the middle of the 1980s. During that time she has had many hit records, she has acted in several films, and she has made millions and millions of dollars. She has won prizes for her work, but she has also been strongly criticized by politicians and religious leaders. She has married, separated and married again. She has had children and she has also shocked a lot of people with her wild behaviour.