Madonna has been living her best life all summer long, as seen on her active Instagram account, with the exception of one minor hiccup: FedEx. Apparently, not even celebrities are safe from the frustrations of package deliveries, as the pop icon took to social media to vent about a recent one gone wrong. “When you’ve been arguing with customs all week ??. that you really are Madonna and they still won’t release your package,” wrote the recently turned 59-year-old. “?!#bitchplease #restingbitchface #bitchimmadonna ?.”
In fairness, as one of the most famous faces in the world, Madonna surely has her lookalikes. But perhaps the local FedEx in Portugal isn’t aware that artist recently moved to the country to become the world’s most stylish soccer mom. The news of her move recently broke in the wake of Madonna posting up a storm from Lisbon, where she’s cheering on her 11-year-old son David Banda, who plays on Portugal’s famous Benfica club team. “Glorioso! ? Lisbon I had so much Fun! I cant wait to come back one day and unlock all of your secrets. ?????,” Madonna wrote back in late May, before she reportedly purchased her own home there: a UNESCO-protected estate dating back to the 18th century dubbed the Quinta do Relógio, which she allegedly scooped for £5 million. Madonna isn’t the only famous person to live in it either as the home apparently has a pedigree that includes being previously owned by the real-life nobleman that was the basis of The Count of Monte Cristo.
Even living in a famed historic mansion has its downsides though as Madonna is still waiting for her FedEx package to be delivered, giving a new meaning to her 2015 single “Bitch I’m Madonna.” With her 10 million and counting followers on Instagram, you would think the issue would be resolved by now. Luckily for Madonna, who also shared the post on Twitter, it didn’t take long for a FedEx customer service rep to reach out on social media. One FedEx employee tweeted in response, “Hi, this is Julie. I would like to help. Please DM your delivery address, tracking & phone numbers,” which has since amassed 2,225 likes.
If only the rest of us could use our selfies as a valid form of identification.
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Behind the scenes of Bella Hadid’s shoot promoting her new Nike Cortez collaboration, which debuted in Paris, France—and brought her to the City of Lights—in June. Photo by @bellahadid.
For her role as face of Bulgari, Bella Hadid headed off to Venice, Italy, where she oozed old Hollywood glamour while punting on the canal in June. Photo by @bellahadid.
In July, Bella Hadid walked Fendi’s Fall 2017 couture show—and her friend Kendall Jenner was also there to document all their behind-the-scenes antics. Photo by @bellahadid.
No summer flex would be complete without something poolside. Photo by @bellahadid.
And in between travels on duty as face of Bulgari and Dior makeup, Bella Hadid also reconnected with her equestrian side. Photo by @bellahadid.
January Jones began the summer where she ended it: by a pool. Photo by @januaryjones.
January Jones wished her dad a happy Father’s Day—by posting a selfie. Photo by @januaryjones.
Taylor Swift may have bowed out of the summer flex contest when she canceled her annual Fourth of July party, but January Jones was plenty patriotic. Photo by @januaryjones.
January Jones also filmed the upcoming season of her series, The Last Man on Earth, in August. Photo by @januaryjones.
And then, in August, January Jones returned poolside, her natural habitat, once more. Photo by @januaryjones.
Emily Ratajkowski spent some time post-Cannes Film Festival in Montalcino, Italy, a region known for its wine but, apparently, where the espresso is just as much of a delicacy. Photo by @emrata.
Like January Jones, Emily Ratajkowski proved she was a strong contender for thirstiest Instagram presence this summer through sheer volume of bikini photos. Photo by @emrata.
Bikinis pair best with rosé, it seems. Photo by @emrata.
Emily Ratajkowski also took in the sights—and culinary essentials—of Positano, Italy. Photo by @emrata.
And when it came to Labor Day, Emily Ratajkowski was still prepared to take in the last days of sun. Photo by @emrata.
Kim Kardashian has slowly gotten back into Instagram, posting infinite images of her summer—spent on set with the likes of Steven Klein and Mert Alas and Marcuss Piggott, or catching up with family—like this one, in which the famously straight-edge star dips into Cindy Crawford’s husband Rande Gerber’s tequila. Photo by @kimkardashian.
Ahead of the eclipse, Kim Kardashian posted yet another selfie, this time featuring her kids. Photo by @kimkardashian.
June kicked off with a trip to Nice, France, for Karlie Kloss. Photo by @karliekloss.
Karlie Kloss followed up a beachfront vacation in Nice with a trip to Shanghai, China—for which she clearly did not pack light. Photo by @karliekloss.
In between duties modeling for Adidas x Stella McCartney and promoting Kode with Klossy, Karlie Kloss also made time for dim sum at the Taiwan-based cult dumpling shop Din Tai Fung. Photo by @karliekloss.
For Karlie Kloss, no geotag is necessary when you’re on the high seas. Photo by @karliekloss.
A jet ski is the only way to travel when you’re trying to win at summer. Photo by @karliekloss.
Cara Delevingne returned home to the U.K. for the Glastonbury Festival—and she didn’t take long to begin posting straight from the festival. Photo by @caradelevingne.
Any selfie alongside Rihanna is an immediate flex. Photo by @caradelevingne.
And if music festivals and film premieres alongside Rihanna weren’t enough, Cara Delevingne threw a massive birthday getaway complete with its own hashtag: #Sexico. Photo by @caradelevingne.
Chrissy Teigen with Luna Simone in Laguna Beach, California, June 2017.
Chrissy Teigen’s whole family traveled to the Indonesian island of Bali, trying out some traditional looks along the way, July 2017.
Next stop, Venice, Italy, where Chrissy Teigen has been Instagramming her (it bears saying, impossibly chic) adventures with her daughter, August 2017.
Chrissy Teigen left Luna Simone at home for a date night to the opera while in Venice, Italy. Photo by @chrissyteigen.
As what might be their last summer jaunt, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend charted a course for Corsica. Photo by @chrissyteigen
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