Madonna's Instagram account flagged for spreading misinformation

In her post, the singer claimed a vaccine for COVID-19 had already been found, but was being hidden to "let the rich get richer".

Instagram blurred out the video with a caption saying: "False Information".

It also directed users to a page debunking the claims in the video, noting there is no coronavirus vaccine.

The video was later deleted from Madonna's Instagram page, but not before fans protested at her decision to share the post.

Madonna cancels Lisbon show

The star gave fans in Lisbon just 45 minutes' notice that her show on Sunday night was being called off.

"We regret to inform you that Madonna is unable to perform this evening," an email informed ticketholders at 19:45. She had been due on stage at 20:30.

"Sorry I had to cancel tonight," the star wrote on Instagram, "but I must listen to my body and rest!"

It is the eighth time Madonna has had to cancel a show on her current world tour, which sees her playing smaller, intimate theatre venues.

Madonna sued by fan for being late to her own shows

Nate Hollander has filed a class-action lawsuit against the 'Queen of Pop' for rescheduling her upcoming December 17 concert in Miami Beach from 8.30 pm to 10.30 pm. 

The rescheduling is to accommodate the singer being late to her shows on her new tour, which kicked off in September. 

TMZ reports that according to the suit 'Madonna has not been punctual on tour, often taking stage two hours later than scheduled'.

The suit claims this as the reason for the rescheduling.  

Madonna's Eurovision performance gets mixed reviews

The star sported a black cape and eyepatch during her performance of 1989 hit Like A Prayer and new single Future, featuring US rapper Quavo.

Madonna defied calls from activists to cancel her appearance in Tel Aviv.

But organisers said the inclusion of Israeli and Palestinian flags in the show was not approved in advance.

Two of her dancers - each wearing a respective flag - walked arm in arm.



Madonna, Chris Rock and other stars donate to Christchurch victims fund

Last Friday, fifty people were killed by a gunman who opened fire on two Christchurch mosques. A 28-year-old man has been charged with murder. 

The GoFundMe page has reached almost NZ$122,000 of its NZ$147,000 goal after being set up by Guy Oseary, the manager for Madonna and the band U2, who pledged $US18,000 himself.

Actors Ben Stiller and Ashton Kutcher, and filmmaker Judd Apatow each pledged NZ$1460.

Madonna: 'I want to reinvent pop tours'

From its hydraulic stage to Jean-Paul Gaultier's iconic costumes, it raised the bar for stadium-sized spectacle.

Now, after seven huge world tours, the star tells the BBC she's "exploring" a smaller-scale show in the future.

"I've done so many shows - world tours, stadiums, sports arenas, you name it - that I feel like I have to reinvent that now too," she explains.

"I like doing intimate shows and being able to talk directly to the audience.

Race factored into Tupac and Madonna breaking up

In a note to Madonna, reportedly written by Shakur while he was serving time in prison in 1995, he acknowledges ending their romantic relationship because of her race.

"For you to be seen with a black man wouldn't in any way jeopardize your career, if anything it would make you seem that much more open and exciting," Tupac wrote. "But for me at least in my previous perception I felt due to my 'image' that I would be letting down half of the people who made me what I thought I was."

Patti LuPone shades Madonna, calls her a 'movie killer'

The venerable actress had some harsh words for the material girl during her Tuesday night appearance on "Watch What Happens Live."

She cut loose after a caller inquired as to whether she and Madonna had ever discussed their "two iconic performances as Evita."

LuPone won a Tony Award in 1980 for her starring role the Broadway musical "Evita," based on the life of Argentina's former first lady, Eva Perón.

Madonna won a Golden Globe for her starring role the 1996 film adaption of the musical, but LuPone is not impressed.

Why Madonna is drinking in the Pepsi controversy

In 1989, she starred in a Pepsi commercial that was pulled because of controversy over the music video for "Like a Prayer," which featured burning crosses and showed Madonna kissing a black actor portraying a saint.

She reminded the world of this bit of pop culture history Wednesday when she posted on Instagram about the disastrous Pepsi ad featuring Kendall Jenner.

Madonna 'overjoyed' following adoption of twin girls

The superstar singer took to Instagram Wednesday to announce she's adopted twin girls from Malawi.