On December 17 2014, Madonna responded to the leak of songs from her forthcoming album with this statement to her fans:
“Thank you for not listening! Thank you for your loyalty! Thank you for waiting and if you have heard please know they are unfinished demos stolen long ago and not ready to be presented to the world”
On December 3 2014, two photos for Donatella Versace’s 2015 spring/summer collection were revealed. A 12-page spread of photos for the campaign will be released next spring in magazines including Vanity Fair and the American, French and Italian editions of Vogue.
The photos were taken by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.
Donatella said of Madonna:
“Madonna says it best herself: She is unapologetic. She is her own woman, a role model who shows other women how we can do what we want, and get what we want, and do so for all of our lives, with no compromise.”
On March 17, 2014, Madonna made a statement to ABC News Radio regarding the death of designer L’Wren Scott, who was found dead in her New York City apartment Monday morning of an apparent suicide:
“This is a horrible and tragic loss. I’m so upset. I loved L’Wren’s work and she was always so generous with me.”