Opinions: Who cares about Madonna?
Sunday 25 October 1992
MR X, commuter: I don't want to talk about Madonna. If I hear one more word about her I shall puke. I've got a train to catch. Excuse me.
KAREN LESTER, school student, 14: I certainly don't care about her, though my brother still fancies her. I used to like her music, but I've got bored with it. She's a bit of an old hasbeen. I wouldn't pay pounds 25 to see her with no clothes on. And I don't need her to tell me about sex - we have lessons about it at school.
ANNA MASSEY, actress: To be honest, she doesn't interest me. I've never seen her perform, which makes me one of the most out-of-touch people in the universe. Now if Madonna could help the miners . . .
SEAN CLEMENT, mini cab driver: My wife, after a night out at the pub, is better looking than Madonna. But you've got to hand it to her, she puts herself about, gives it everything, and makes a lot of cash. My daughter likes her music, but I wouldn't buy this dirty book for her, she's only 14.
JOHN PEEL, Radio 1 disc jockey: I don't want to let the side down, but I don't think about her much.
MARCUS FRENCH, solicitor: I'd as soon take her advice about relationships as ask a butcher for vegetarian recipes or a Sumo wrestler for tips on flower arranging.
DAVE ASKEW, leather goods manufacturer: I can't bear squeaky women. I don't understand why the media are hyping her so much. We're a small factory, we work with the radio on, and it's been nothing but Madonna this, Madonna that - we're all sick to death of it. There are more important things to cover, like the recession. I neither know nor care if she'll be around in 10 years time. I don't want to waste any more time talking about her.
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