Madonna believes she spoke to God while hospitalized 'on the verge of death' due to a 'serious bacterial infection'

Just like prayer, Madonna knew God was there when she was hospitalized in the intensive care unit with a “serious bacterial infection” in June.

The “Material Girl” singer recalled her “near-death experience” at her sold-out concert in Los Angeles on Monday night, telling fans that her first word out of an induced coma four days later was “no,” People reported. .

“I'm pretty sure God said to me: 'Do you want to come? Do you want to come with me?'” Madonna said.

Madonna was hospitalized with a “serious bacterial infection” that required a stay in the intensive care unit

Madonna remembered the first word she said when she woke up from a coma after a “near-death” experience last summer. (Nicholas Hunt)

The pop icon had to reschedule a number of her world tour dates to celebrate in June due to a medical issue.

“On Saturday, June 24, Madonna developed a serious bacterial infection that led to her spending several days in the intensive care unit,” her manager Guy Oseary wrote on Instagram at the time. “Her health is improving, but she is still under medical care. She is expected to make a full recovery.”

Formerly Madonna A series of shows were cancelled On her last tour in 2019, due to a knee injury, she eventually ended the tour early.

Madonna falls from her chair during a concert in Seattle

“This show every night is not physically difficult for me,” she said, according to the outlet. “It's hard for me emotionally because I'm telling you my life story. My heart is in my hands. I've fallen off a lot of horses and broken a lot of bones…but nothing can stop me.”

Madge later recalled a conversation with Oseary during her hospitalization.

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“He said, 'Well, when do you think you want to get back on tour?'” I took the oxygen out of my nose and looked at him and said, “In two months!” she said. “I just said that. Sometimes you just have to say— [and] Put it out into the universe. “And it happens.”

The “Crazy for You” singer gave a shout out to her doctor, who was in the audience, and recalled feeling anxious about returning to performing in front of her fans again.

Madonna on stage

Madonna wanted to return to touring as quickly as she was released from the hospital. (Getty Images)

“I would call every day and ask [my doctor] Why didn't I have any energy, when will my energy come back? When will I feel like myself again? When can I go on tour again?” she said.

“All he was saying was, 'Get out in the sun.'”

Eventually, her health concerns forced Madonna to slow down and listen to her body.

“It was weird to finally not feel like I was in control, and that was the lesson I learned: to let go,” she said.


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