Liz Smith on Madonna, Rocco & Guy

I have refrained until now from commenting on the matter ofMadonna and her 15-year-old son, Rocco, who has recently declined to return to the United States and live with his mother, preferring the more lackadaisical lifestyle of his father, director Guy Ritchie. (Madonna married Ritchie in 2000. They divorced in 2008 and he — already…

Behind the scenes with the Rebel Heart

For her “Rebel Heart” tour, Madonna wanted to look “strong and fierce, but feminine at the same time”, says her makeup artist, Gina Brooke, who’s spent 10 years on and off the road with the American superstar. “The look comes from a process of collaboration among Madonna, myself, the hairdresser and the other stylists,” Brooke…