TheSuperficial.com, and many other oft-reliable Internet sources, claim that this is the cover of Madonna's new album, Hard Candy, set to drop April 29. And while it reeks of David LaChapelle, they no likey, remember? Apparently it was shot by Steven Klein.
Regardless, Madonna, who was just inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, is really driving home the whole "this album will kick your ass" theme with the wrestling belt and the menacing lady look. And is it even worth mentioning that she's working hard at driving home the crotch-shot thing too?
Check out the cover of Interview magazine:
Sensing a theme?
Check out this exclusive MTV interview from way back in 1984, when Madonna was just coming up and her crotch was still a "Secret."