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Madonna Says She Was Raped at Knifepoint After Moving to New York City
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 10.05.2013



In a lengthy essay for Harper's Bazaar, pop singer Madonna revealed that she was raped at knifepoint a short time after she moved to New York in 1978. Below are some highlights from the essay:

Madonna on her move to New York and how she was raped: "New York wasn't everything I thought it would be. It did not welcome me with open arms. The first year, I was held up at gunpoint. Raped on the roof of a building I was dragged up to with a knife in my back, and had my apartment broken into three times. I don't know why; I had nothing of value after they took my radio the first time."

Madonna on the controversy around the adoption of her son David Banda in 2006 and how it was "a real low point" in her life: "I was accused of kidnapping, child trafficking, using my celebrity muscle to jump ahead in the line, bribing government officials, witchcraft, you name it. Certainly I had done something illegal! This was an eye-opening experience. A real low point in my life. I could get my head around people giving me a hard time for simulating masturbation onstage or publishing my Sex book, even kissing Britney Spears at an awards show, but trying to save a child's life was not something I thought I would be punished for."

Madonna on her challenging side and how she likes to provoke: "Yes, I like to provoke; it's in my DNA. But nine times out of 10, there's a reason for it."






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