NY Times Responds To Madonna’s Disappointment About Her Cover Story
Madonna is very angry with the New York Times, and the newspaper doesn’t seem to understand why!
This week, the singer claimed she felt “raped” by a recent feature because of how it focused on irrelevant details — like the ethnicity of her stand-in, rather than the impact of her career.
Soon after she made that statement, the Times responded in a column sharing its confusion as to why she’s so mad.
“Surprise, though, and a spoiler — Madonna absolutely despises this profile, viciously and graphically described on her Instagram, though I’m unclear on why,” editor Choire Sicha wrote. “It’s often awful to be written about! It’s a very normal reaction, and I think it’s amplified for people who are very regimented and used to being in control of their lives.”
Choire also added that she believes the story is great because it revealed little-known-details of the pop star’s life.
“She’s grown ever more remote and has always been a bit inarticulate, even as she stays in the popular imagination and in the rotation of playlists,” Choire wrote. “It’s interesting to hear fresh perspectives about the through line that AIDS has played in her life, and about what the limits of ambition are.”
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Madame ❌ on the cover of N.Y.T. Magazine photographed by my dear friend @jr……….Also sharing my fav photo that never made it in, along with pre-shoot chat and a celebratory glass of wine 🍷 after many hours of work! To say that I was disappointed in the article would be an understatement- It seems. You cant fix society And its endless need to diminish, Disparage or degrade that which they know is good. Especially strong independent women. The journalist who wrote this article spent days and hours and months with me and was invited into a world which many people dont get to see, but chose to focus on trivial and superficial matters such as the ethnicity of my stand in or the fabric of my curtains and never ending comments about my age which would never have been mentioned had I been a MAN! Women have a really hard time being the champions of other women even if. they are posing as intellectual feminists. Im sorry i spent 5 minutes with her. It makes me feel raped. And yes I’m allowed to use that analogy having been raped at the age of 19. Further proof that the venerable N.Y.T. Is one of the founding fathers of the Patriarchy. And I say—-DEATH TO THE PATRIARCHY woven deep into the fabric of Society. I will never stop fighting to eradicate it. 💔