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Madonna refused John F Kennedy Jr’s offer to pose as Jackie Kennedy

John F Kennedy Jr once tried to get Madonna to pose as his mother on the cover of his magazine George:

…There were always things that we’d think he was going to be weirded out about but he wasn’t. He wanted to do a cover about his mother. Something about telling the truth, it was his idea. He wanted somebody dressed like his mother sitting on a pile of every book that’s ever been written about her. And I was like, “It sounds great, but we don’t need the books.” He called Madonna and asked her to do it. We were like, “Holy sh*t, you’re going to see Jackie Kennedy on the cover with the sunglasses and the hair and then you’re going to look again and it’s Madonna.”

He faxed Madonna a note. And she called, I remember she left a voicemail. “Hi, it’s Madonna calling for John. I don’t know if this is the right number, but this is the number that he gave me” — clearly annoyed that she was in voicemail. So he told her the idea, and she faxed a note back. It said, “Dear Johnny Boy” — because she loved to f*ck with him — “Thanks for asking me to be your mother, but I’m afraid I could never do her justice. My eyebrows aren’t thick enough, for one. When you want me to portray Eva Braun, I might say yes.”

Madonna and John F Kennedy Jr

From Hollywood Reporter feature