- Madonna donates big to Jewish and Kabbalah charities: according to thejc.com, the queen of pop gave the Jewish Big Brothers and Sisters scheme $10,000 in 2009 (the charity, based in Los Angeles, runs mentoring programmes for Jewish children). Also, of the nearly $2.9 million the singer donated to different causes in 2009 through her Ray of Light Foundation, a vast proportion went to organisations with links with the Kabbalah movement.
- Madonna infuriates passengers on plane: The superstar singer reportedly angered plane passengers in Britain over the weekend after she was allowed off a diverted aircraft two hours before other travelers.
Madge was onboard a delayed Virgin flight from New York to London’s Heathrow, but the plane was diverted to nearby Stansted Airport because of heavy snowfall.
“After about an hour, a bus came along and took her and her party of about 15 off the plane,” a source told Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper. “It seemed a little unfair. It’s not like she is the President or anything. The rest of us all had to wait for another two hours… Madonna was taken off the plane way before the rest of the first-class people. We were all grumbling about it.”
- Madonna, Queen of Re-Invention on MTV: “There can be only one Number 1… Madonna!
"She is the queen of transformation and is always reinventing herself, both musically and visually.
She is the greatest cameleon of pop.
A fact no one can dispute.
Most succesful female musician ever.”