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Madonna auctions off the contents of her handbag

The Material Girl parted with a few personal possessions - a custom-made white guitar and the contents of her handbag - at a benefit to raise money for AIDS research.
Madonna emptied her purse and came up with a magnifying mirror, hair clips, skin blotting tissues and lip gloss. She put it on the block along with a one-of-a-kind diamond-encrusted alligator bag donated by Chanel. The lot sold for $472,000.
The 49-year-old singer asked the crowd not to insult her with low bids: 'This lip gloss touched my lips.'
The benefit on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival late Thursday raised more than $10 million for the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), a record for the annual event.
Stone tried to get the crowd to bid for a kiss with Madonna, reminding everyone that George Clooney sold two kisses last year for a total of $700,000.
'That's cheap!' Madonna quipped. 'Everyone's kissed George Clooney.'
Madonna said she wouldn't give away a kiss for less than $1 million. Instead, she offered to serenade two fans backstage during her next concert tour in the city of their choice.
As bidding took off, Madonna prodded the crowd along, saying 'Don't humiliate me!' and 'People have offered me millions to play at their bar mitzvahs.' The package sold $550,000.
Madonna's white Gibson acoustic guitar, which she used on her 'Confessions' tour, sold separately for $472,000.

From the Charlotte Observer


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Melody Coach

wow I would so buy if it wasn't so much money :(


I watched Phil n Fern this morning on This Morning and it was not the contense of her bag she sold it was the bag it's self. She said their were no one in that room who could afford the contense which was her phone n lippy!! That what i saw anyway!!

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