Madonna banned by movie theater for alleged movie texting

Madonna. Enslaved?

(Credit: Madonna/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET)

“It’s just business” is an explanation that claims to cover a million deadly sins.

Anything from betrayal to betrothal.

In the case of renowned filmmaker and occasional singer Madonna, she reportedly used business as the reason she texted her way through the New York premiere of “12 Years A Slave.”

However, as the New York Post’s unimpeachable Page Six reported, the singer allegedly offered a further retort to someone who asked her to shush like a virgin and shut off her phone.

She is said to have accused her accuser of being an “enslaver.”

Perhaps this was attempted wit. But how odd that she might choose such terminology. Some might offer that she seems to be something of a slave not to the rhythm, but to her BlackBerry.

In retaliation, one theater owner has decided that she should no longer be enslaved by the confines of a movie theater. The esteemed Alamo Drafthouse movie theater organization has decided to ban Madonna until she apologizes for her material tendencies.

As the Guardian reports, this banning may be merely symbolic. How likely is it that Madonna would waft into, say, the… [Read more]

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