Culture Celebrity Madonna uprooted her family from America after President Donald Trump was elected. The superstar revealed she lives in Portugal, telling Vogue Italia she moved her family because they “needed a change.” “I wanted to get out of America for a minute—as you know, this is not America’s finest hour,” Madonna told the magazine during an interview released Wednesday. Madonna isn’t known to play coy about her disdain for the reality TV mogul-turned-president. She’s publicly condemned Trump a number of times since he took office. Along with calling the election a “horror show,” Madonna admitted to having thoughts about “blowing up the White House” while speaking at the Women’s March on Washington, one week after Trump moved into the American staple in January 2017. Trump hasn’t been shy about his feelings for Madonna either. The 45th president called the singer … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s Presidency Led Madonna to Move to Portugal: ‘This Is Not America’s Finest Hour’
ENTERTAINMENT 08/02/2018 03:30 am ET “As you know, this is not America’s finest hour." By Lee Moran Madonna has never been afraid to express herself when it comes to her disgust with President Donald Trump. In a new interview with Vogue Italia, the pop star revealed how she moved her family to Portugal to escape the former reality personality’s presidency ― and to further her 12-year-old son David’s budding soccer career. “I felt like we needed a change, and I wanted to get out of America for a minute ― as you know, this is not America’s finest hour,” Madonna told the magazine. “Not that leaving America makes anything different or changes anything. I’ve lived in other places; I lived in London for 10 years. I like to put myself in uncomfortable situations and take risks,” she added. Thank you Mert and Marcus for capturing the beauty and magic that is. Lisbon! … [Read more...] about Madonna Reveals She Fled To Portugal To Escape Donald Trump
Madonna told Vogue Italia that Donald Trump was part of the reason why she moved her family to Portugal. (AP) Madonna suggested in a new interview that she relocated her family from their Manhattan base across the Atlantic Ocean to Portugal to escape Donald Trump. The singer spoke to Vogue Italia about the motivation behind her big move saying "this is not America's finest hour." "I felt like we needed a change, and I wanted to get out of America for a minute," the singer told the magazine, according to News.com.au. A post shared by Vogue Italia (@vogueitalia) on Jul 30, 2018 at 6:30am PDT Another reason why Madonna moved to the European country was to help further her son David's budding soccer career. "I've been desperate to get him into the best academies with the best coaches, but the level of football in America is much lower than the rest of the world," Madonna explained. "I saw his frustration, and I also felt it was a good time." The singer, who turns 60 on … [Read more...] about Madonna suggests Donald Trump motivated her move to Portugal
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In At a time of mounting uncertainty in Europe, the country has defied critics who insisted on austerity as the answer to the Continent’s economic and financial crisis. The Portuguese city of Porto. Business confidence has rebounded in Portugal, production and exports have taken off, and economic growth is at its highest level in a decade. Credit Rodrigo Cardoso for The New York Times Supported by ByLiz Alderman July 22, 2018 LISBON — Ramón Rivera had barely gotten his olive oil business started in the sun-swept Algarve region of Portugal when Europe’s debt crisis struck. The economy crumbled, wages were cut, and unemployment doubled. The government in Lisbon had to accept a humiliating international bailout. But as the misery deepened, Portugal took a daring stand: In 2015, it cast aside the austerity measures its European creditors had … [Read more...] about Portugal Dared to Cast Aside Austerity. It’s Having a Major Revival.