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The website “Letters of Note” has unearthed a letter Madonna wrote in 1991 to famed photographer Steven Meisel while she was filming the movie  “A League of Their Own.”

The letter is classic 90s Madonna, snarky( Genna Davis is a barbie doll) and cruelly hilarious (when God decided where the beautiful men were going to live in the world, he did not choose Chicago).

The letter is also a cute snapshot of pre-Erotica era Madonna; when she was reaching the heights of  her gay/faggy downtown sensibilities.  Catch the references:  The Love Ball! House of Extravaganza! Madonna calling herself Dita and pondering the Sex book!

Transcript:

Dear Steven

For some reason I thought you were angry with me – because I finked out as a judge at the “Love Ball”? Because I’m still nice to Herb Ritts?? Because my hair is the wrong color? I hope you will forgive me for all of the above. Because I cannot suffer any more than I have in the past month learning how to play baseball with a bunch of girls (yuk) in Chicago (double yuk) I have a tan, I am dirty all day and I hardly ever wear make-up. Penny Marshall is Lavern – Geena Davis is a Barbie doll and when God decided where the beautiful men were going to live in the world, he did not choose Chicago. I have made a few friends but they are athletes, not actresses. I hate actresses, they have nothing on the house of extravaganza. I wish I could come to N.Y and visit. Are you having a good Summer? Saw the piece in the N.Y Times Magazine. Great!! – I would love to do this book thing with you so lets talk soon.

THANKS ALOT STEVEN!!

Love Dita

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