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…

Rocco Ritchie’s custody hearing postponed

Queen Of Pop Madonna and Guy Ritchie’s custody hearing over their son Rocco has been delayed for a month. The former couple were due in court this week as they continue their battle over their 15-year-old son Rocco’s living arrangements, but the hearing has been postponed until March 2, according to TMZ. No reason has…

Don’t you dare call Madonna a bad mother

IF YOU’RE going to call a woman a bad mother, you better have evidence to back that claim up, proof that she has completely and utterly failed in her duties as a carer for her children.

For me, it doesn’t get much worse in terms of insults. They’re heavy, damaging words to throw at a woman and they cut deeply, no matter who that mother is.

Madonna proved this by posting a photo on her Instagram of her and her four kids on the road together.

The caption speaks for itself. It reads, “It’s possible to be an entertainer and a good mother!!! Too bad we don’t live in a society where many encourage strong independent single working Moms! The next great Frontier!”

One can only assume she is addressing the recent controversy that has surrounded her custody arrangement with ex-husband, Guy Ritchie. In December, their son Rocco failed to return to New York for Christmas and the start of the school year.