Madonna’s History of Bad Body Odor (Part 2)

From the 2001 biography “Madonna” by Andrew Morton, published by St. Martin’s Press.

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(from page 70):

(Circa late 1970s, early 80s):

She [Madonna] maintained a determinedly Bohemian lifestyle, a young artist hungrily devouring Hemingway, absorbing Picasso, and savoring Browning – food for the soul, not the body. Nor did the daily cares of makeup, hair-dressers or hot showers concern her.

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Dickinson: Madonna Stunk Before She Became Famous – 1980s by way of 2005

The following was published in 2005 but refers back to the 1980s.

Dickinson: ‘Madonna Stinks’ – July 2005

…. She tells gossip site PageSix.Com, “In the 80s before she was famous, I used to go dancing with Madonna at Danceteria.

“Madonna had the most vicious body odour. It was like she had not showered in a week.

“She was a great dancer, but I tried not to get too close to her or I would literally pass out. It was that bad. It was total skank.”

Dickinson: Madonna Stunk Before She Became Famous

According to The New York Post, supermodel Janice Dickinson told Webster Hall’s Baird Jones: “In the ’80s before she was famous, I used to go dancing with Madonna at Danceteria. She and I would be dancing all night on top of the speakers. Madonna had the most vicious body odor. It was like she had not showered in a week. She was a great dancer, but I tried not to get too close to her or I would literally pass out. It was that bad. It was total skank.”


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Madonna’s History of Bad Body Odor (Part 2)