Madonna: still virgin on the ridiculous, and controversial

Rachel Clun Madonna is no stranger to controversy. In the last few months, she's posted a photo of her teenage son posing with a bottle of gin, a photo of a penis-shaped bong and offended most of the internet by...

Celeb gossip wrap

Celebrity wrap: A new toy boy for Madonna?


Rachel Clun Madonna is reported to have a new toy boy just one month after splitting up with her former boyfriend.

Celebrities mourn man known as Madonna's rabbi

The rabbi whose modern spin on an ancient Jewish mystical tradition attracted celebrities including Madonna, Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher and Britney Spears has died at the age of 86.

Madonna reveals she was raped at knifepoint as a young woman

** FILE ** In this Dec. 2, 2007 file photo, Madonna attends a special screening of

Madonna dares to reveal one very personal truth in an essay for "The Daring Issue" of Harper’s Bazaar: When she was young and trying to make it in New York City, she was raped at knifepoint.

Popstar banned

Madonna banned from cinema chain for texting

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 22:  Singer Madonna attends the

Shelly Horton An American movie theatre boss takes his "no talking or texting during films" rule very seriously.

Religious riot

Madonna not such a 'lucky star'

Madonna is in trouble again. This time angry Russian activists are suing the songstress for millions of dollars.

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Stars align

Madonna booed after backing Obama


New Orleans Madonna drew boos and triggered a walkout by several concertgoers after she touted US President Barack Obama on her MDNA Tour in New Orleans.

Big ego

Madonna brands Malawi bullying claims as 'lies'

The Malawi government has branded pop star Madonna an "uncouth" bully who exaggerates her charitable work in the country and demands preferential treatment when she visits.

Madonna's 'signature bra' to be worked into costumes

Madonna at the Superbowl in a Jean Paul Gaultier gown

It's not only the music, Madonna's tour costumes are also highly anticipated.

Style debate

Madonna: mutton dressed as lamb?

Madonna's boob on stage (Thumbnail)

Kylie Minogue is 'perplexed' by Madonna and her inappropriate outfit choices.

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Madonna's aid group collapses, school not built


Adam Nagourney LOS ANGELES: A high-profile charitable foundation set up to build a girls' school for impoverished students in Malawi, founded by the singer Madonna and fellow devotees of Kabbalah, a Jewish...

The many faces of Madonna


Madonna is as famous for changing her image as her creative skills which span music, film and literature.

'What is she up to?': Madonna's African school plan causes anger


Education officials in Malawi have attacked Madonna for unveiling plans to build ten schools in the country, a year after she was forced to scrap a project to build a girls’ academy.

Tough love

Madonna struggling with 'life as an ex-wife'


Sole parent stress makes her feel like her "head is going to explode," says Madonna.

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Material world

Madonna leaves Malawi 'struggling'


Madonna's funding backflip leads to finger-pointing, lawsuits and arguments about whether her efforts are a help or hindrance.

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Changing times

Celebrities behaving badly

Miranda Kerr

MJ Angel Are today's celebrities any more debauched than their predecessors or is it just our attitude towards salacious behaviour that has changed?

Model provocateur: desperate measures for Miranda Kerr

Andrew Hornery Private Sydney PS dinkus

Andrew Hornery Madonna mastered it years ago, now Miranda Kerr is giving it a whirl.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow: The wit and wisdom of the Queen of Goop

Gwyneth Paltrow

Glenda Cooper "Conscious uncoupling" is just the latest in a run of memorable sayings from the actress-turned-lifestyle guru.

Celeb highlights on social media

Miley Cyrus with a lip tattoo

Rachel Clun This week Courtney Love finds the missing plane, Miley Cyrus shows off her new lip tattoo and Madonna does some 'housework'.

L'Wren Scott death

L'Wren Scott death: rumours mount in media frenzy


Rachel Clun The death of former model and designer L'Wren Scott has created headlines around the world.