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Artistic License

A pratfall to prominence

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
1st March, 2015
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Madonna: her embarrassing fall could be her greatest reinvention yet

Let’s be blunt, Madonna’s embarrassing fall at the Brit Awards, while performing her new single Living for Love, could be the best thing to happen to the star in ages.

Mere moments after Madonna was jolted backwards via her cape to tumble down a flight of stairs at last Wednesday night’s awards (someone fire the cape-tugger, stat), suffering what looked like a painful fall, publications including Rolling Stone and Salon were...

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