Madonna’s older brother Anthony Ciccone has died at the age of 66 For reasons that have not yet been revealed. Some US media have been spending all day confirming a death that only one family member has officially ruled in: his brother-in-law, musician Joe Henry.
“my brother in law, Anthony Gerard Ciccone, he left this earthly life last night. I have known him since I was 15 years old. […], Anthony was a complicated man and god knows we had our differencesBut she loved him like a brother. But I loved him and understood him better than he sometimes wanted to let on,” Madonna’s sister Melanie’s husband wrote on his Instagram account.
“Problems disappear and the family remains. Goodbye brother. I want to think that God is waiting there to receive you “, the musician settled in a publication Madonna has responded with a ‘like’, which has been her only public statement about the artist’s death.
a complicated relationship
Relations between Madonna’s family and that of her older brother were not good. Anthony had problems with alcohol and lived under a bridge for about seven years., An anonymous source quoted, “She had a difficult relationship with most family members because of her addiction.” page six,
Diva intervenes to try to improve her brother’s living conditions, but he rejects it. ,I’m a void in his eyes, shame on him for living in his own bubble”, came to express in an interview with the deceased Michigan Messenger. Nevertheless, in the last years of his life he agreed to treatment in order to “recover” from alcohol addiction.