Pop icon Madonna had a pioneering career, but the star recently spoke candidly about the roles she missed and now regrets it.
During an appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” this week, the 63-year-old singer spoke about three movie roles she turned down and revealed which ones she regrets.
Speaking to Jimmy Kimmel, Madonna revealed that she was offered the role of Catwoman in “Batman Returns,” which ended up going to Michelle Pfeiffer. “I saw them both and I regret I turned Catwoman down. It was fierce,” she said.
In further discussing the topic, Madonna said she’s been offered “Showgirls” as well, but doesn’t regret turning it down in retrospect. She then referred to another movie she passed on that no one has ever heard of.
Revealing that she had been offered an iconic role in Keanu Reeve’s “The Matrix,” Madonna expressed that she truly regretted her past decision.
“Can you believe it? It was like one of the best movies ever made. A tiny part of me just misses that moment in my life,” she told Jimmy Kimmel.
In other news in May, the singer opened up about turning 60 and fighting ageism. Speaking with ‘British Vogue’, the singer said: “People have always tried to shut me up for one reason or another, whether it’s’ I’m not pretty enough ‘,’ I don’t sing well enough. ‘,’ I’m not talented enough ‘,’ I’m not married enough ‘and now it’s’ I’m not young enough’, “Madonna said.