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Madonna says she had COVID-19

May 07, 2020 - 8:05 PM

The 'Queen of Pop' says she had tested positive for antibodies which may mean she had COVID-19 – though at the time she says she didn't realize she had it

(FILES) In this file photograph taken on December 9, 2015, US singer Madonna performs during a concert at The AccorHotels Arena in Paris. - Madonna said May 7, 2020, that she has had the coronavirus and that it was why she had to cancel a concert in Paris in February, though she is not currently sick. The "Queen of Pop" said she had tested positive for antibodies which may mean she had has COVID-19. (Photo by FRANCOIS GUILLOT / AFP)

Injury forces Madonna to cancel Paris concert

Mar 02, 2020 - 11:50 AM

An announcement from Grand Rex did not say whether the 61-year-old star would be able to perform her other shows booked there

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 04: Madonna speaks onstage during the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards New York at New York Hilton Midtown on May 04, 2019 in New York City. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for GLAAD/AFP

WATCH: In Madonna's music video, Maria Ressa and PH fight for press freedom get spotlight

Jun 21, 2019 - 8:22 AM

'I Rise' highlights the universal spirit of protests and the humanity behind social justice movements around the world, including the Philippines' defense of press freedom and the cases against Maria Ressa

Madonna says she feels 'raped' by 'New York Times' profile

Jun 07, 2019 - 10:11 AM

Pop icon Madonna claims the article 'Madonna at Sixty' focused too much on her age, arguing it would haven't done so if she were a man

Netherlands wins Eurovision as Madonna dancers spark flag controversy

May 19, 2019 - 9:10 PM

Duncan Laurence wins for his performance of 'Arcade'

Netherlands' Duncan Laurence celebrates after winning the 64th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 at Expo Tel Aviv on May 19, 2019, in the Israeli coastal city. (Photo by Jack GUEZ / AFP)

Madonna performs new song at Eurovision

May 19, 2019 - 11:45 AM

Madonna performs 'Future' with US hip-hop star Quavo during the Eurovision contest

This handout photo released by KAN shows Madonna and US rapper Quavo performing during a guest appearance at the 64th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 at Expo Tel Aviv on May 19, 2019, in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv. (Photo by Orit Pnini / KAN / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / KAN / ORIT PNINI " - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

Madonna confirmed at last for Eurovision in Tel Aviv

May 16, 2019 - 10:02 PM

Israel public broadcaster KAN confirms that Madonna will perform after a contact was signed

Defiant Madonna determined to play Eurovision in Israel

May 15, 2019 - 11:10 AM

'I'll never stop playing music to suit someone's political agenda nor will I stop speaking out against violations of human rights wherever in the world they may be,' says Madonna

Suspect in Ombudsman prosecutor's slay killed in Camp Karingal

Jul 28, 2018 - 3:09 PM

According to the Quezon City Police District, 31-year-old Angelito Avenido Jr was set to be transferred from its headquarters to the Quezon City jail when 'he suddenly grabbed' his police escort's service firearm

KILLED. Suspect Angelito Avenido's mug shot. Sourced photo

'A life well-lived': Sorority sisters pay tribute to slain Ombudsman prosecutor Madonna Joy Tanyag

Jun 07, 2018 - 9:00 AM

'This fight would probably be the most difficult of all that we have faced, but we shall draw strength from the brave soul that we have loved dearly. Her name was Donna,' says the Sigma Delta Pi Sorority

GONE TOO SOON. Madonna Joy Tanyag (right) with a Sigma Delta Pi sorority sister. Photo grabbed from Angie Esposo's Facebook page with permission

PNP to continue investigating slain prosecutor’s death — Albayalde

Jun 06, 2018 - 11:58 PM

The PNP chief wants to dig deeper into the case

CONFESSION. Angelito Avenido says he did not intend to kill Ombudsman Prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco Tanyag. Photo by Jeff Digma/Rappler

Albayalde vows to help prosecutors get licenses to carry firearms

Jun 06, 2018 - 9:32 PM

PNP Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde says he has meet with prosecutors to discuss how to help them get their gun licenses

PNP chief Albayalde.Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

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Jun 05, 2018 - 9:00 PM

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Ombudsman prosecutor Tanyag robbed, killed by suspect to get drug fix – PNP

Jun 05, 2018 - 1:12 PM

Angelito Avenido allegedly robs and kills Madonna Joy Ednaco Tanyag so he could get his drug fix

NABBED. Angelito Avenido is presented in Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

PNP arrests suspect in Ombudsman prosecutor slay

Jun 05, 2018 - 8:26 AM

(UPDATED) Angelito Avenido is a 31-year-old jeepney barker in Quezon City

SUSPECT. Angelito Avenido's mug shot. Sourced photo

Ombudsman prosecutor slay may be 'robbery gone wrong' – QCPD

Jun 05, 2018 - 7:39 AM

The Quezon City Police District forms a 9-member group to probe into the killing of Ombudsman prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco Tanyag fulltime

ROBBERY SLAY? Office of the Ombudsman prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco Tanyag is killed in front of a lottery store. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Slain prosecutor was 5 months pregnant

Jun 04, 2018 - 6:05 PM

The UP Manila Political Science Program condemns the killing of Madonna Joy Ednaco Tanyag, who was stabbed to death in broad daylight

PREGNANT. Madonna Ednaco Tanyag is an alumna of the UP Political Science Program. Photo from Cris Tanyag's Facebook Page

Madonna loses bid to stop auction of intimate items

Apr 24, 2018 - 10:22 AM

Auction house Gotta Have Rock and Roll is set to auction items Darlene Lutz build with Madonna, including a letter from the late rapper Tupac

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 9, 2016 Madonna attends the Billboard Women in Music 2016 event in New York City. Madonna on April 23, 2018 lost a nearly year-long bid to stop an auction of intimate items including a breakup letter from rap legend Tupac Shakur. A judge ruled that the Material Girl had directed her legal action against the wrong target in going after Darlene Lutz, a New York art dealer and former friend who helped Madonna build a collection before falling out with her.  / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

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Sep 04, 2017 - 2:56 PM

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LOOK: Madonna shares first complete family photo

Aug 20, 2017 - 12:58 PM

The material mama celebrates her birthday with all her children

Judge halts auction after Madonna objections

Jul 20, 2017 - 10:21 AM

The items include a letter from Tupac Shakur one of the defining figures of hip hop with whom Madonna had a relationship that was little known publicly until recently

Madonna takes kids back to Malawi to open hospital

Jul 11, 2017 - 11:11 PM

Madonna opens the Mercy James Institute of Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care which is named after one of her children

Tupac breakup letter to Madonna cites race

Jul 07, 2017 - 11:37 AM

The rapper and the pop star quietly dated in the 90s

SHORT-LIVED ROMANCE. Madonna and Tupac are seen together during their brief affair in the ‘90s. Screengrab from

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Apr 26, 2017 - 11:08 AM

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WINNERS. Student-athletes feel happy and proud as they received their medals during the awarding ceremonies for the Gymnastics competition at the EBJ Gymnasium.

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Apr 26, 2017 - 10:06 AM

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Madonna angered by unauthorized biopic

Apr 26, 2017 - 10:02 AM

Nobody knows what I know and what I have seen Only I can tell my story Madonna says of the

Madonna felt 'compelled' to adopt twins – court papers

Feb 09, 2017 - 10:31 AM

The High Court in the Malawian capital Lilongwe grants the singer permission to adopt twins Esther and Stella

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Feb 08, 2017 - 8:50 AM

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Jan 26, 2017 - 10:37 AM

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Madonna in Malawi to apply to adopt 2 more kids – court

Jan 25, 2017 - 11:46 PM

Mlenga Mvula spokesman of the Lilongwe High Court says they are looking into whether Madonna can adopt two more children

Madonna blasts criticism over younger lovers

Jan 11, 2017 - 10:26 AM

I have lovers who are three decades younger than me This makes people very uncomfortable Madonna says in an interview with Harper s Bazaar

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 09: Madonna attends the Billboard Women in Music 2016 event on December 9, 2016 in New York City. Mike Coppola/Getty Images/AFP

SAKSIKAN: Madonna bernyanyi dan menari diiringi lagu hitsnya di 'Carpool Karaoke'

Dec 08, 2016 - 5:10 PM

Madonna menari dengan gaya twerk di bangku penumpang dan juga membeberkan rahasia bahwa ia pernah mencium Michael Jackson

Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube The Late Late Show with James Corden.

WATCH: Madonna sings, dances to her greatest hits in 'Carpool Karaoke'

Dec 08, 2016 - 3:07 PM

Madonna twerks in the passenger seat and hints at having kissed Michael Jackson

Madonna on Trump victory: 'Women hate women'

Dec 06, 2016 - 10:44 AM

Madonna blames women for Trump s win saying that women have a tribal inability to accept a female president

(FILES) This file photo taken on September 15, 2016 shows US singer-songwriter Madonna poses arriving on the carpet to attend a special screening of the film "The Beatles Eight Days A Week: The Touring Years" in London. Madonna is voicing despair over Donald Trump's election victory and blamed women, saying they had a "tribal inability" to accept a female president. The election "felt like a combination of the heartbreak and betrayal you feel when someone you love more than anything leaves you, and also a death," the pop icon told Billboard magazine in an interview published December 5, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL

Berita selebriti hari ini: Kamis, 24 November 2016

Nov 24, 2016 - 11:37 AM

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Nov 03, 2016 - 10:23 AM

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Madonna loses custody war for son with ex-hubby Guy Ritchie

Sep 09, 2016 - 12:11 AM

A New York court rules that Rocco will stay with his father in Britain

US pop diva Madonna looks on during the inspection of a 50-bed surgical unit for children that her charity, Raising Malawi, is funding at Queens Elizabeth hospital in the commercial capital Blantyre on July 10, 2016.  Madonna shrugged off controversies about her relationship with Malawi, the homeland of her two adopted children, and spoke freely of her family life during a visit to the country July 10.   / AFP PHOTO / ELDSON CHAGARA

Madonna celebrates 58th birthday dancing in Cuba

Aug 17, 2016 - 10:39 AM

It was great I think she had one of her best birthdays ever says a local man named Jasel Rey present at that celebration

Cheerful Madonna shrugs off controversy in Malawi

Jul 11, 2016 - 11:54 AM

Madonna speaks of her charitable plans in Malawi as it is the first time in nearly 2 years that she has visited the country where she has at times been embroiled in controversy after her adoption of David Banda and Mercy James

Screengrab from Instagram/madonna

The dreamers of Zamboanguita

Jun 27, 2016 - 7:45 PM

Two Lumad students tread rough roads and life s challenges to achieve their dreams of having an education and giving back to their communities

DREAMLAND. Poverty may have marred this scenic and friendly place, but Zamboanguita is a home to young Lumad students who will serve as change catalysts for their own community. Photo by Jerome Torres.

Madonna prevails in 'Vogue' copyright case

Jun 03, 2016 - 10:09 AM

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit sides with Madonna in a copyright case which contends that her 1990 hit has ripped an earlier horn riff recorded by The Salsoul Orchestra

MADONNA. Madonna on Thursday triumphs in a copyright case concerning her song 'Vogue,' in a victory for artists seeking to use samples. In this file photo, she performs on stage during a concert as part of her Rebel Heart Tour in Zurich, Switzerland. File photo by Walter Bieri/EPA

Madonna's Prince tribute criticized at Billboard Music Awards

May 23, 2016 - 11:56 PM

Please don t have Madonna attempt a Prince song Eurythmics member Dave Stewart tweets

Screengrab from Instagram@bbmas

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Apr 24, 2016 - 11:23 AM

Heart performs Madonna s Vogue while Rhian sings Bonnie Tyler s Total Eclipse of the Heart

Patriarchy, Manny Pacquiao and Madonna

Mar 22, 2016 - 8:30 PM

It s time to unlearn patriarchy We should never call a home at peace when there is no democracy inside the house

Judge urges Madonna to resolve custody dispute over son Rocco

Mar 21, 2016 - 11:55 PM

A UK judge makes his plea to the pop star and ex husband Guy Ritchie saying that if the proceedings go on it would affect their son Rocco

Madonna wants to 'restore peace' in son custody row

Mar 12, 2016 - 11:11 AM

Madonna s says that the pop star wants to end the court battle over her and Guy Ritchie s 15 year old son Rocco

MADONNA. The pop star says she wants the legal battle over her son, Rocco Ritchie, to end. File photo by Nicole Reyes/Rappler

English court battle over Madonna's son Rocco Ritchie

Mar 11, 2016 - 11:58 AM

Guy Ritchie attends a hearing in High Court in London while Madonna is on her Rebel Heart world tour

MADONNA. The singer's husband Guy Ritchie attends a London hearing over their son, Rocco Ritchie, while she is on tour. Photo by Nicole Reyes/Rappler

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Feb 29, 2016 - 1:00 PM

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Palace criticizes Madonna for 'disrespecting' PH flag

Feb 28, 2016 - 3:05 PM

UPDATED The organizers might also be sanctioned over the flag issue during the Queen of Pop s concert in the country

Kris Aquino on Madonna's EDSA 30 tribute, speaks out against martial law

Feb 27, 2016 - 10:40 AM

UPDATED Madonna s shoutout to us celebrating People Power awakened me writes Kris Aquino on Instagram