Madonna's Homeless, Alcoholic Brother: 'We Never Loved Each Other'

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The same week it’s been reported that Madonna’s net worth is about $1 billion bones, someone’s dug up one of Madge’s eight siblings, Anthony Ciconne, a homeless alcoholic who’s been living on the streets of Traverse City, Michigan for the last three years and basically drinking himself to death.

“Madonna doesn’t give a shit if I’m dead or alive. She lives in her own world.
‘I never loved her in the first place, she never loved me. We never loved each other. No family back up, when the chips fell, no family back-up… What would you do under these circumstance when your family has stood against you completely?”

Ciconne, who after a number of rehab stints paid for by Madonna refuses to go back (“I’m a human being, you can call me what you want. [Alcoholic] is a label, I don’t like it. I don’t need brain surgery, I merely need love and care of family and friends”) was fired from his father and stepmother’s vineyard in Michigan after repeatedly sneaking into the cellars, lying on the floor and swigging from bottles. He says:

“Evidently various people have been pestering [Madonna] about matters of neglect regarding family and such. I think she’s probably a little bit pissed off with me for even troubling her. But I’ve never asked my sister for anything. She don’t owe me nothing. That’s her shit, man, she made her money, she worked for it, I’ve got no beef. If she wants to live that way, that’s her thing.”

Sad. [Daily Mail, NYDN]

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