Madonna is a cultural icon, however, her brother, Christopher Sisscon, says she has not always been truthful. The queen of pop claimed that she came to New York City to pursue her career with only $ 35 in her pocket. Ciccone has a different narrative. Let’s take a look at what he has said about Madonna throughout his book – and how he thinks Madonna reacted to the book.
Madonna and her brother describe their younger days differently
Americans love rags-to-riches stories. Some of the greatest works of American art the great Gatsby To citizen Kane The rags revolve around rags-to-riches. In addition, many American celebrities from Elvis Presley to Cher to Tupac Shakur started from the bottom and made it to the top.
In the same vein, Madonna introduced herself to fame and fortune from financial frustration. According to the book Life with my sister madonnaThe Queen of Pop once said, “I brought $ 35 in my pocket.” It was the heaviest thing ever. “
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Siscon says it was a lie. He Appreciate Madonna’s bravery for avoiding her father for leaving college. However, he says she was from a high-middle class family and was financially stable. In addition, she said she had many friends in New York City whom she could trust. Ciccone said Madonna’s first few months in New York City were not easy, but she accused him of killing herself. He She was compared to writer Annaz Nin, who also coined elements of her life’s story.
How did the Queen of Pop and her fans react to Christopher Siscon’s book
Ciscone book Life with my sister madonna Is full of anecdotes about the queen of pop who are not flattering. During an interview with Guardian, Asked Ciccone what the queen of pop thought of her book. “She Perhaps think of it as a desperate attempt for meditation and money, ”he said. “And, finally, a betrayal.”
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Later, Ciscoan discussed how others reacted to the book. “In addition, there are two factions. People who hate me because they think I have cheated their icon. And then the people who hate me because they feel that I have not cheated him enough. The other day, I was going through a gay bar and I heard this man whispering, ‘Traitor!’ it was great fun. “
So does Christopher Siscon have any affection for his sister?
Despite writing frivolous things about her sister, Siscon still said that she missed being a part of her life. “I miss working with him, his tours and homes… because we were all so focused on him, I realize now that he didn’t really know me as a person. But I did my best work with him, and he did with me, and I missed that part of him. “Ciccone missed out on working with Madonna – even though she felt she had falsified her life.