So what's it like to be the 18-year-old daughter of an iconic, boundary-pushing sex symbol? Pretty awkward, as it turns out. Madonna admits to Carson Daly during a "Today" show interview that oldest daughter Lourdes isn't dealing too well with some of mom's racier material. "At this point, Rocco doesn't care. It just goes over his head. He's like, "Oh, mom. Mom's being mom,'" Madonna explains. "The other little kids don't really — they're not tuned into that frequency yet. And [Lourdes] is horrified by all of it. She just wants me to be her mom."
That's one request Madonna has apparently been taking very seriously, especially now that Lourdes is off at the University of Michigan as a freshman. It turns out that, massive pop career or no massive pop career, Madonna can still embarrass her daughter the old-fashioned way. "I'm very, you know, worried. 'Are you OK? Are you getting enough sleep? Are you eating right?,'" she admits. "You know, I set up a humidifier in her room with eucalyptus oil. I was worried about the fact that she didn't have enough towels, Q-tips, you know." Lourdes, it seems, just can't win.
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