Never too far from controversy even as an established pop institution at age 51, Madonna was hit with a wave of boos at her concert in Bucharest, Romania.

Why? Because she stopped her concert to raise awareness about discrimination against Roma gypsies across Eastern Europe. The crowd apparently didn't take.

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Madonna and her kids - Lourdes Leon, David Banda, Mercy James and Jesus Luz - took a mini-vacation in Italy in celebration of her 51st birthday yesterday.

Jesus Luz may be Madonna's boyfriend, but at 23, he is closer in age to the pop star's children than to her, so he falls in that category. Cute family photo:

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Music icon Madonna is renowned for her fitness and figure despite passing the half-century mark. But she may just be taking her workouts a bit too seriously.

Photos taken showing her bulging veins have made people a little freaked out by Madonna's biceps, instead of impressed by them. They appear a bit alien-like.

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Madonna vamps it up in ... whoa, sorry about that. Cameron Diaz channels her inner Material Girl as she takes the cover of the Fall 2009 issue of V Magazine.

She looks almost unrecognizable, making for a very cool '90s-ish Madge homage. In other news, the magazine has a feature on "Lady Gaga uncovered."

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It was a long, arduous legal battle, but Madonna has finally won the legal right to adopt a daughter from Malawi.

Preparation and paperwork have begun that will male Chifundo "Mercy" James, 3, the official child of the iconic singer.

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In the best fake wedding news in recent weeks, Madonna and her Brazilian lover Jesus Luz are reportedly planning a Kabbalah commitment ceremony as the young model is helping the singer get over her failed adoption bid.

The Material Girl, 50, has reportedly been dating Luz, 22, since earlier this year after meeting him on the set of a steamy W magazine photo shoot.

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Last night, many in Hollywood attended the “Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion” Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

According a press release, the exhibition "explores the reciprocal relationship between high fashion and evolving ideals of beauty, focusing on iconic fashion models in the latter half of the 20th century and their roles in projecting, and sometimes inspiring, the fashion of their respective eras."

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In an interview this morning on CBS' The Early Show, Malawi native James Kambewa is again voicing his opposition to pop superstar Madonna's efforts to adopt his three-year-old daughter, Chifundo "Mercy" James.

"I want to take care of her and I'm capable to take care of my baby," says Kambewa, who is only 15 himself. "Mercy, she is a Malawian - so [I] need her to grow as a Malawian, as well with our culture."

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They were said to have parted ways last month, but Madonna and her sweet baby Jesus have been spotted together again for the third time in a week.

According to reports, she and Jesus Luz, who got together when she and Alex Rodriguez split, went to dinner at Ye Waverly Inn in Manhattan last night.

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Madonna Biography

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Leave her alone. She’s gonna be 16 soon and then 17 and then 18, and then she might show her knees and then what's gonna happen?

Madonna [on Miley Cyrus Vanity Fair photos]

My husband and I are not planning on getting a divorce. I know Alex Rodriguez through Guy Oseary, who manages both of us. I brought my kids to a Yankee game. I am not romantically involved in any way with Alex Rodriguez. I have nothing to do with the state of his marriage or what spiritual path he may choose to study.

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