In honor of the Material Girl, we’ve decided to take a look back at her romantic relationships. It seems the Material Girl collects partners just as much as she collects wealth and music awards.
When she was just starting out as a singer, Madonna dated men who could help her career.
They were incredibly generous people, and that rubbed off on me.
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In 1981, she went solo as a pop singer and became a sensation on the then male-dominated '80s music scene.
By 1991, she had achieved 21 Top 10 hits in the United States and sold more than 70 million albums internationally.
And Basquiat used to say to me, ' You're so lucky that you make music, because music comes out of radios everywhere.' He thought that what I did was more pop, more connected to pop culture than what he did.
Little did he know that his art would become pop culture.
Once she was established, only of-the-moment celebs would suffice.
Why else would she have dated Vanilla Ice and Dennis Rodman?But there’s going to be a short circuit, and that’s the illusion of drugs, because they give you the illusion of getting closer to God, but ultimately they kill you." PHOTOS: Celebrity drug confessions "I mean, I tried everything once," Madonna confessed."But as soon as I was high, I spent my time drinking tons of water to get it out of my system."They were incredibly dedicated to their work," she claimed."I mean, Basquiat was my boyfriend for a while, and I remember getting up in the middle of the night and he wouldn't be in bed lying next to me; he'd be standing, painting, at four in the morning, this close to the canvas, in a trance.I was blown away by that, that he worked when he felt moved. Keith would meet kids on the street and ask them to come stretch his canvases for him.