Madonna’s backstage tour tips

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  • Madonna rep reveals the singer's pre-show tour preparation

    Since Madonna’s Sticky and Sweet tour kicked off at the weekend, everyone has been marvelling at what amazing shape the Queen of Pop is in.

    It appears Madge is looking after herself more than ever after hitting the milestone 50th birthday ten days ago and her rep and long-term friend, Liz Rosenberg has confirmed that the singer is working harder than ever.

    ‘The harder Madonna work the happier she is,’ says Rosenberg. ‘Because she was a dancer, that’s why. It’s practice, practice, practice.’

    According to Rosenberg, the atmosphere backstage ahead of Madonna’s shows has been relaxed and stress-free. The singer has a kids play room next to her dressing room so she can look in on Lourdres, Rocco and David. Daughter Lourdes often watches her mum from the wings on stage: ‘She is quite casual about it, she can take it or leave it,’ says Rosenberg.

    Ahead of Madonna’s opening night in Cardiff she had a massage and a facial and has spent an hour in hair and make-up before performing each show. Once she’s looking the part, the singer warms up her vocal chords with some singing exercises and warms up her body with some gentle weight lifting.

    Rosenberg quashed any circling rumours of marital strife between Madonna and husband Guy Ritchie saying the film director ‘absolutely’ supports his wife from backstage. ‘Guy understood who he was marrying and they have a whole separate life [away from the spotlight]’.


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