Icon, Forbes, t-shirts, Material Girl, Chris Ciccone, a new book…
November 12, 2010 News

Icon, Forbes, t-shirts, Material Girl, Chris Ciccone, a new book…

Icon offers a discount at The Hard Candy Fitness Centers
Icon, Madonna’s official fan club sent a new message to its members, about the Hard Candy Fitness clubs…


Dear Iconer,
As announced earlier, Madonna’s first Hard Candy Fitness will open its doors this month in Mexico City! The first one is a beautiful and uniquely designed 30,000 square foot space, which will be joined later by other centers in major cities around the world.
To celebrate the opening of the Mexico City center, Icon and Hard Candy Fitness have joined forces to offer you a very special deal on the center’s yearly membership as well as a devoted contest!
While we will come up with similar offers each time a new center opens its door, we are happy to announce the details of your exclusive discount on the center’s membership program:
– No Enrollment fee (a MX $5,000 / US $408 savings)
– A 30% discount on the monthly fee
That’s right, being an Iconer allows you to save MX$15,665 / US $1,280 on your first year’s membership! Also, the 30% discount on monthly club fees will apply as long as you remain a Hard Candy Fitness member!
If you want to join the Mexico City center, just copy and paste the following form into a new e-mail, fill it in and send to [email protected] before November 29th at 11:59PM Pacific Standard Time. Please use “HARD CANDY FITNESS MEMBERSHIP” as your e-mail’s subject line.
Icon Username:
Birth Date:
Street Address:
Zip Code:
Phone Number:
E-mail Address:
Once done, a Hard Candy Fitness representative will contact you to set up your membership. Please note that this offer is limited to one membership per Icon member and is valid until November 29th. Please use “HARD CANDY FITNESS MEMBERSHIP” as your e-mail’s subject line.
As part of the celebration, we also have launched the “Gonna Make You Sweat” contest, which allows 6 Icon members to win a free one-year membership to the center or to join Madonna at the Mexico City red carpet event!
If you live in Mexico or in the Mexico City area, then it’s time to show us your muscles (or at least those arms you want to make as hard as a rock and as sweet as candy) by submitting a picture of you posing as a true athlete!
Visit the contest page now for more details and to enter. The contest ends on November 22nd, so make sure to enter before it’s too late…
Thank you for being part of Madonna’s Official Fan Club and stay tuned for more as the fun has just begun!

Forbes publishes yet another list
Madonna manages to be #5 in the Top 10 Highest Earning Hollywood Women 2010 with no record release or tour, this year…

1. Oprah Winfrey: $324 million
2. Beyonce Knowles: $89 million
3. Britney Spears: $65 million
4. Lady Gaga: $64 million
5. Madonna: $59.9 million
6. Sandra Bullock: $59.2 million
7. Ellen DeGeneres: $56 million
8. Miley Cyrus: $48 million
9. Taylor Swift: $46 million
10. Judge Judy: $46 million

Aren’t we all bored with Forbes’ list yet?

New Madonna t-shirts
Online fashion shop ASOS is selling some great new tees.
For men and women


The Material Girl line is still a hit
Macy’s Inc reported third-quarter earnings that exceeded analysts’ estimates as sales advanced 6.6 percent.
Madonna & Lourdes’ Material Girl line is credited as one of the factors that helped reaching this results.

The “Material Girl” Gets Sued Again
Madonna may have to defend her Material Girl brand in Minnesota. A new lawsuit filed against her, last week says the original Material Girl can’t use that name for her products.

Jean Paul Gaultier on Madonna

Jean Paul Gaultier recently confessed to the Montreal Gazette, the idea behind Madonna’s costumes during the 1990 Blond Ambition…
“I always wanted to show the feminine part of men, the masculine side of women.”
Gaultier regaled the crowd with tales of how his teddy bear Nana was the prototype for his cone bras, worn not only by Madonna, but by photographer Cindy Sherman and various models.
Nana, which he professes to still have, has little patches high on its chest. “It’s a monster,” Gaultier likes to say.
It was a marvellous collaboration, he said of his work with Madonna: he also dressed her for her Confessions and Drowned World tours.
She would tell him, “You are the only one who never broke my heart,” Gaultier recalled.

Christopher Ciccone looks for Musicians
Madonna’s brother Christopher Ciccone is bringing The Ciccone Factory to town.

“The idea is to bring together photographers, musicians, artists, stylists and video directors and have them work toward a single goal of putting this person out on the club circuit.
She (Madonna) is busy opening up a bunch of gyms, but she’s more than welcome to stop by. She’s an inspiration to a lot of people.”

A New Madonna Biography
Published in September 2010, Madonna by Daryl Easlea is a richly illustrated, chronological guide to every album, every tour, every film, and more. It covers the key collaborators, the countless controversies, the ever—changing fashions, and everything in between, with pullout timlines for each phase of Madonna’s career.
Order here!


No Madonna Brand in Switzerland
The Swiss Federal Supreme Court affirmed a decision by the Federal Administrative Court to refuse the registration of the sign “Madonna” as a trade mark in Switzerland.

Patti Stanger: I Need to Get Dating Advice from Madonna!
The star of Bravo’s The Millionaire Matchmaker (which airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m.)mentionned Madonna in an interview for ivillage…

It’s really weird (to date again) when you’re old, because you know too much. It’s kind of scary. I mean, Madonna’s older than me, I don’t know what the hell she’s going through but I need to take notes from her. Because it’s amazing how much you see. It’s like, “I would have never wasted my time with him in my twenties, forget him!” You’re already discarding and disqualifying because you know exactly what you want. And you’re not going to waste any more time on it.

Madame X is available in Box Set, CD, Vinyl and Cassette!
Get your copy HERE!