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Madonna's older brother, Anthony Ciccone, arrested in Michigan

The oldest brother of pop icon Madonna has been arrested in Michigan following an altercation in a venue's bathroom.

According to the Traverse City Record-Eagle, Anthony Ciccone was apprehended by police in the bathroom at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center after they tried to arrest him for an outstanding warrant for trespass.

He fought with the officers on the scene and was eventually taken down to the floor, but needed 9 stitches (shown left and below) across his nose and forehead.

It was also confirmed that Ciccone's blood-alcohol level was 0.40 and the legal limit for driving is 0.08. has reported that a spokesperson for the Queen of Pop refused to comment.

Madonna's other brother, Christopher Ciccone, wrote a tell-all book about their rocky relationship back in 2008 and last year she revealed that the pair have patched up their friendship as siblings and are now in "a good place".





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