Madonna is the subject of a biopic about her earliest days that was recently picked up by Universal (it’s not a Desperately Seeking Susan reboot, sorry) and, like many a star with an unauthorized retelling of their life story on the way, she’s perturbed by the thought of it. Shortly after the announcement that Universal had acquired Elyse Hollander’s No. 1 Black List script about the pop icon, Blonde Ambition, Madonna shaded the project in an emoji-filled Instagram: “Nobody knows what I know and what I have seen. Only I can tell my story. Anyone else who tries is a charlatan and a fool. Looking for instant gratification without doing the work.” She has now further ripped the supposed charlatan with a since-deleted Instagram post in which she fact-checks the first page of Hollander’s script, giving it the zero-star review of “lies and exploitation.” Only there are two issues with Madonna’s gripes: For one, the lies in question are not even Hollander’s words — they’re Madonna’s. They’re also the facts verbatim as Madonna spoke them on live national television.
One Week and a Day Is an Unusual Comedy About Grieving
The loss of one’s child — the most devastating event in this world — has rarely been depicted as strangely as in this Israeli film.By David Edelstein