Madonna is the world's worst celebrity parent
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By Andrea Peyser
January 11, 2016

Madonna is the world's worst celebrity parent

Pop slut Madonna is 57 years old and clearly hates it. The diva of degradation has drawn attention to her talentless self by donning bondage gear while compulsively flashing her bare bod, staging faux self-crucifixions and swapping spit onstage with Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera in view of her then-6-year-old daughter and former husband.

And this narcissistic parental disaster is allowed to raise kids.

Amid stiff competition from Rosie O’Donnell, who issued a public statement declaring that her runaway adopted daughter is mentally ill (the embarrassed teen disputes this), and Diddy, the world’s scariest helicopter dad, who allegedly attacked his son’s hard-ass university football strength and conditioning coach with a kettlebell training weight, Madge wins the booby prize. She gets my award for World’s Worst Celebrity Parent. Fortunately, one child of Madonna’s may get away.

Run, Rocco, run!

An international tug-of-love has erupted between Madonna and her filmmaker ex-husband, Guy Ritchie, 47, over custody of 15-year-old Rocco.

Madonna, who lives in New York City, has schlepped her son around the world on her Rebel Heart Tour.

She has humiliated the teen online, including posting a picture of the lad done up like a little girl with his hair in blond pigtails. She expects him to follow her punishing macrobiotic diet — no sweets, dairy, salt, preservatives and many animal products. And no TV.

When the boy hangs with his dad in England, he gets to eat chocolate.

Rocco and his father were just captured in a passive-aggressive photograph, returning home from a bicycle ride in London wearing matching white track pants and black jackets.

Take that, Madonna!

Rocco rebelled against Mumsy’s iron grip in a manner sure to hurt his social-media-obsessed mother — he blocked her from his Instagram feed, before deleting the account altogether.

That the former free spirit has transformed into Mommie Dearest escapes no one, especially her kids.

Madonna’s eldest daughter, Lourdes Leon, 19, whom she bore with ex-lover Carlos Leon, and Rocco, both complain that their mom is “too controlling,’’ a source told The Post’s Page Six.

Rocco said Mom treated him like a “trophy.’’

Madonna Dearest once told a British magazine that if a young Lourdes failed to pick up her clothes from the floor, Mom confiscated the duds until her daughter was down to a single outfit.

That might scar a clotheshorse like Madonna’s copycat kid.

Are these children as spoiled as forbidden, week-old bologna?

I think Madonna should give the jailer routine a rest.

Lourdes, who goes by the nickname Lola, is now ensconced at Michigan State University, the school from which her mother dropped out, and can deal.

She has earned a reputation as a campus party animal, photographed downing a Bud Lite although she’s underage for drinking, and ignores her nagging mother’s demand that she quit smoking cigarettes.

Madonna’s younger kids, David Banda, 10, whom she adopted with Ritchie from the African nation of Malawi, and Mercy James, 9, whom she adopted solo from Malawi, may be too young to rebel against their mom.

Rocco fled from his mother’s clutches before Christmas to stay in London with his father, who was divorced from Madonna in 2008.

Guy Ritchie lives a low-key life with his model wife, Jaqui Ainsley, 34, and the couple’s three children. But Madonna will not be ignored.

She set the stage for a public spectacle by running last month to the Civil branch of Manhattan Supreme Court, where a judge ordered that Rocco return to his mother.

He didn’t.

Another court case is ongoing in the UK, where Rocco has a lawyer of his own.

The whole mess is due for a hearing in a New York court next month, when the boy is to be assigned yet another lawyer.

And so, Madonna has invited us mortal parents to judge her fitness as a child-caregiver.

However toxic Madge’s marriage to Ritchie became, I’ve never heard that the father of her son is an unfit parent.

If anything, Madonna’s strict rules, insane eating habits, globe-trotting and public shaming of Rocco are bound to leave permanent scars.

Give it up, Madge.

Let Rocco go.

It may be the only way for a creepy mommy to one day forge a healthy relationship with the child she bore.

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