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  • Madonna's History: In Her Own Words

    EXCLUSIVE: Madonna talked to Cynthia McFadden about her new film, Lady Gaga and her past. She wore this "Boy Toy" belt in for "Borderline" (1984) and gave her first MTV Music Awards performance that year. "Lost my shoe, did a stage dive, dress went up, everyone saw my underpants, scandal, scandal, scandal," Madonna said. "My manager told me that my career was over with, and he was wrong."
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  • Madonna's History: In Her Own Words

    "That's my ex-husband Sean Penn, a very talented actor and director," Madonna said of the photo. "I think he was angry at a paparazzi he was seeing in front of us. I remember that. We were talking home from the theater. We did a play together." This 1986 photo shows Madonna and Sean Penn leaving rehearsals for their play "Goose and Tom Tom." The couple was married that year, but divorced in 1990.
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  • Madonna's History: In Her Own Words

    Following her resurgence on the music charts with the Grammy award-winning 1998 album "Ray of Light," Madonna made headlines when she exchanged a prolonged, open-mouth kiss with Britney Spears during the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards. The kiss was Madonna's idea. "Nice, nice moment. Good kisser," the Material Girl said with a laugh.
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  • Madonna's History: In Her Own Words

    "Oh my God, Lola's so little there. Aw," Madonna said in looking at this 2009 photo of her two children in Malawi, her adopted son David Banda's native country. "It's crazy, and look at-- look at how chubby David is. He's a string bean now. It's crazy. Look, David's already saying no pictures. It's cute. I like that." The pop icon gave birth to her daughter Lourdes in 1996.
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  • Madonna's History: In Her Own Words

    "Oh, God, I look tired," Madonna said laughing. In this photo, the pop icon is directing on location in September 2010 for her upcoming film "W.E.," the story of Wallis Simpson, the woman who Edward VII abdicated the British throne to marry. Watch Cynthia McFadden's full interview with Madonna on "Nightline" Jan. 12 and "2020" on Jan. 13.
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