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(37,461 posts)
Sat Feb 28, 2015, 01:31 AM Feb 2015

I have to hand it to Madonna...

She is my age, and I don't think I could have gotten up from the fall and head-smack-on-floor she took, and kept performing. That's what I call a real TROUPER!

You may not like her music (if you ever did, I liked it), her personality, or her latest statement about "Nazi Germany", but you have to give the lady a lot of credit for being a trouper. I have a newfound respect for her.

This article about her and Yoko Ono (who's 82 and still performing) made me think of her: http://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2015/feb/27/yoko-ono-and-madonna-both-fight-ageism-in-radically-different-ways

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I have to hand it to Madonna... (Original Post) steve2470 Feb 2015 OP
I agree, and I like her music and agree with her statements about France, Europe. (nt) NYC_SKP Feb 2015 #1
hey SKP, good to see you, hope you are well! nt steve2470 Feb 2015 #2
and with those spike heels! hopemountain Feb 2015 #3
Falling like that... ReRe Feb 2015 #4
I was impressed by the way she handled her fall. In_The_Wind Feb 2015 #5
ow! yes, hopemountain Feb 2015 #6
Have you seen her newest video Living For Love? In_The_Wind Feb 2015 #7
thanks for the links inthewind! hopemountain Feb 2015 #9
Ha! She said she's fallen off her horse many times. So she knew how to fall! magical thyme Feb 2015 #8
"I have to hand it to Madonna," said Sean PENN. UTUSN Mar 2015 #10
wow, I looked up what he did to Madonna, horrible! steve2470 Mar 2015 #11


(3,919 posts)
3. and with those spike heels!
Sat Feb 28, 2015, 03:40 AM
Feb 2015

i have fallen in the same manner - and though it was a few years ago, even then, about 3 days later i could not get up from my bed i was so very, very sore and bruised.


(10,597 posts)
4. Falling like that...
Sat Feb 28, 2015, 04:16 AM
Feb 2015

... unexpectedly, especially in those stilettos, is like the impact ones body takes in a car accident. I imagine she did have to have some old fashioned TLC after that performance. If she's on a world tour right now, she may have to cancel a concert or two.

She has the performance stamina of a football player. Get hurt? Just get back up and finish the game. Bet she's in physical therapy right now.


(72,300 posts)
5. I was impressed by the way she handled her fall.
Sat Feb 28, 2015, 04:22 AM
Feb 2015

She's worked hard throughout her career to stay physically fit.
That probably was beneficial when she fell.


(3,919 posts)
6. ow! yes,
Sat Feb 28, 2015, 04:32 AM
Feb 2015

also, when you are fit & hyped for a performance, the adrenaline kicks in and you get up because the show must go on.


magical thyme

(14,881 posts)
8. Ha! She said she's fallen off her horse many times. So she knew how to fall!
Sat Feb 28, 2015, 08:35 AM
Feb 2015

Suddenly it all makes sense!

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