For the author, it was symbolic of his protest being transferred in Madonna. Retrieved January 22, Retrieved May 7, Ultimately Pepsi gave up to the protests and cancelled the campaign. List of cover versions of Madonna songs and List of Madonna tribute albums. Archived from the original on October 8, Archived PDF from the original on December 6,
Although the commercial intended to promote Pepsi the soft drink , she did not bother to hold even a can of the product, leading the author to comment that "Madonna the pop star was going to do it her way, no matter what Madonna the businesswoman had agreed to do". In , Madonna released her ninth studio album, American Life. Archived from the original on May 9, Archived from the original on May 8, Madonna had also turned 30, the age at which her mother had died, and thus the singer experienced more emotional turmoil. Both the Madonnas raise their Pepsi cans to each other, and the young Madonna blows out the candles on her birthday cake.