Madonna invited a Swedish pop star named Robyn to open for her on her European tour, and then sent her a contract ordering her “not to approach Madonna, not to speak to Madonna, and, above all, no pictures,” said the New York Post. “It’s strange that they assume that the first thing you’re gonna do is run after Madonna and ask for an autograph,” said Robyn. “My worst nightmare would be to turn into Madonna.”
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