An emotional video in which it sounds It’s a family affair by Sly & The Family Stone. Food, music, dancing and lots of laughs. Madonna has gathered almost all of her offspring for Thanksgiving and has posted it on Instagram.
The 63-year-old singer celebrated the holiday Thursday with five of her six children: David, 16, who she adopted with Guy Ritchie; his daughter Lourdes, 25, the fruit of his former partner, Carlos León; plus daughters Mercy, 15, and twins Estere and Stella, 9 years old. Her oldest son, Rocco, 21, who she had with Ritchie, does not appear in the video and it is implied that he did not spend the holiday with his mother, although he did on the 2020 holiday. #givingthanks family #slyandthefamilystone, ”he commented as he shared the video documenting their Thanksgiving reunion.
The artist also documented the festivities in her stories from Instagram, sharing a video of Mercy playing the piano and a photo of David playing the guitar. “Giving thanks,” he wrote next to each of the posts.
The artist’s family reunion came after experiencing two controversies that she generated in the same social network. A few hours before, the singer made Instagram ugly for having removed her photos, in which she could be seen posing on a bed and dressed in black lingerie and fishnet stockings with a heart emoji to cover her left breast. The artist had previously shared those same photos without covering her breasts, but explained that the company had removed them due to the censorship regarding her nipple.
A few days before, she was also involved in another controversy that irritated many of her followers for stating in a publication from her account that she “felt proud” of having had a team that worked for her for free. The artist was referring to her latest collaboration with photographer Steven Klein for the magazine V Magazine, where she thanked all those who supported her “and slept on sofas and worked long hours and for free”, in addition to pointing out that the project was carried out “against all odds” and with a “almost zero” budget. A confession that has unleashed the anger of his followers on social networks, including that of not so anonymous people, such as the producer of the film Into the wild, Gaston Trezeguet: “Working for free? Why don’t you pay them yourself? Do you have little money or something?