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Madonna is putting her shoes where her mouth is.
The Queen of Pop has offered one of her favorite pairs of Christian Dior shoes (which she has autographed) to a charity supporting Gypsy child education. Organizers said Tuesday the skyscraper gold heels, which are autographed by Madonna, will be sold at the Ovidiu Rom annual ball later this month.
Madonna drew international attention by saying during an August concert in Bucharest on her 'Sticky & Sweet' tour that widespread discrimination against East Europe's Gypsies, also known as Roma, should end.
Thousands of fans responded by booing her.
'Madonna's very mild comment regarding equality shone a spotlight on a common European attitude toward Gypsies,' Leslie Hawke, president of Ovidiu Rom, told The Associated Press. 'We're thrilled to have her donation because she is such an icon of innovation and vigor and 'can do' spirit.'
Hawke's son, actor Ethan Hawke, will attend the ball and speak to guests.
Guests at the ball will make donations to win raffle tickets for the auction of donated prizes. This year's items also will include a gold chain provided by actress Vanessa Redgrave.

From AP Via Yahoo! News

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this charity shows she not only possess a good voice but also a good heart!

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first of all like to say although people say bad stuff about madona this really shows what she really is!a very kind hearted women who is doing things to help the people(eg attending charity supporting Gypsy child education)around the world.

Lucas

first.. i want those shoes! :P
second: i am from romania, and i was at the concert in bucharest. let me notify you that madonna was booed, but not by fans, but by the people who came at the concert just because it's "trendy". and that was the firt reaction. after, while she continued her speech, she was applaused. the press turned this event wrong. and misunderstood

LemonDeb

WAY 2 GO MO! XX

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