Greek edition of Harpers Bazaar
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Liz Smith on Madonna's Harpers Bazaar article

Columnist Liz Smith shares her opinions on Madonna's Harpers Bazaar article:

'Most people thought I was strange. I didn't have many friends. I might not have had any friends. But it all turned out good in the end, because when you aren't popular, and you don't have a social life, it gives you more time to focus on your future. And for me, that was going to New York to become a real artist ... to revel and shimmy and shake and be surrounded by daring people.'
So says Madonna in the current issue of Harper's Bazaar. (I bet some of you thought it was Lady Gaga!)
I've had the magazine sitting on my desk for more than a week, with a gorgeous-looking Madonna on the cover, staring me down. ('You will pick up this magazine,' her eyes seemed to command.)

To read the rest of the article visit entertainment.myway.com/lizsmith

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ngl

Whatever happened to Ingrid, I thought she was Madonna's BFF & it would last due to Ingrid's timid nature. What's the story?

tracy

Sandra benhard,gwyneth paltrow,--the list gooes on.....

Gram

Could be due to way she dumps people at will. Rupert Everett? Ingrid Casares?

Rabbitbunny

That was a great article! Her real friends are rock critics-in a good way! M Forever!

Isaac

She said in that documentary she did with Rupert Everett in the late 90s 'I still don't have a huge amount of friends', and sort of looked up in a slightly sad way. I've always really thought of Madonna as bit of a loner, to be honest but with a force inside her that makes her connect with people on a grand scale. I think if she did have tons of friends then she probably wouldn't be the superstar we know her as.

Lou

@Will: yes, in Truth or Dare /In Bed With Madonna, M was just plain nasty. And not in a good or ironic way. I cringed when I watched it then and I still cringe now.

Will

Truth or Dare pretty much confirms that.

Seule

It is well known that M has few friends. Think how often - seldom - you see her photographed with friends. Her 50th birthday party was, according to a large number of reports, virtually "friend-free", with only industry bods (M was mortified, by all accounts). No, Madonna has always struck me as quite a sad and lonely individual. Pity.

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