How Did Lourdes Leon Spend Her Summer Vacation?

10/18/2012 at 03:00 PM ET

Lourdes Leon Madonna Tour Photo Courtesy Lourdes Leon; Inset: Evan Agostini/AP

Most of us spent our summers as camp counselors, store cashiers and babysitters. But when you’re Madonna‘s daughter, Lourdes Leon, your summer job is decidedly more glam: working in the wardrobe department of your mom’s massive summer MDNA tour.

“All of my friends were getting summer jobs and I wanted one too,” Leon explains in her latest blog post for her clothing line, Material Girl. “Mine was a little unconventional but still a great experience and a lot of fun.”

Leon hints that she spent a lot of time folding underwear, and posts some cool backstage pics from mom’s tour (above). But her biggest task? “Being in the wardrobe department meant me and a few other girls dressed the dancers during the show when they had quick changes,” she explains. “Thirty seconds to totally dress a sweaty dancer can be insane and provoke mucho anxiety. Doing this night after night was pretty cray, but I loved every minute of it.”

The 16-year-old got to travel the world (she lists Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Turkey as her favorite stops) and loved working on the tour, “traveling around like a family, setting up for an amazing show and all having the same purpose,” she writes. “To be able to be a part of such an inspiring production was one of my best summers so far.” Click over to Leon’s blog to see and hear more about her experience. Tell us: Are you jealous of Lourdes’s glam summer job? 

–Kate Hogan


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JustIne on

Madonna is one of the worst trash Hollywood has ever seen. Her daughter is already smoking and leading her own life the way she wants.

blair on

I am not jealous at all…sounds like a nasty job! I wouldn’t want to see my Mom gyrating around!

Doodle on

Good for her and wanting to work at her age. However, I have a problem with a 16 year old changing a dancer. Nothing about her being in the room and helping adult males and females strip down to change into various outfits is good for her as a child.

Jenny! on

i’d never want to be around madonna everyday, that would be a punishment for me. Her daughter seems very sweet though, hope she’s nothing like her mother

CMS on

Give this girl some credit, she has the world at her feet but chose to work all summer good for her. Maddona must be doing something right!!!!!!!!!!!

Sara on

She is a smart girl. What I was trying to say is that she could be doing so much more with her summer instead of working for her mom back stage. I’m just not impress with the P.R she got for doing something that she pretty much did anyway with her and her mothers clothing line. What would have impressed me and showed true character was if she was helping other people for the better and expecting nothing from it. I am however glad that she is not one of those teens that you see plastered on the cover of People Mag for a DUI or some other non-sense.

renee on

God, some of you people are so ridiculous. Nudity in and of itself is in no way damaging to a 16 year old girl. And I’d be very surprised if she grew up with her mother and never before now saw one of her breasts. As for those people saying she should go get a real job or donate her clothes to the homeless, I’d say the same to you. I’m sure there’s something philanthropic you could be doing other than slamming celebrities on the internet.

fanofboardwalkempire on

sounds like a fun Summer for Lourdes!

Brian on

It looks like Madonna is raising Lola to have the same type of work ethic she does, instead of turning her into some spoiled, privileged princess. And still some people are criticizing this 16 YEAR OLD KID for not having the right “type” of summer job. Most of the 16 year olds I know don’t do anything on their summer vacation except hang out with their friends. Lola could have easily just tagged along on the tour and spent her time shopping and sightseeing, but instead she joined the crew and did the dirty work (literally). Give the girl the credit she is due. And her mom as well, it seems like she’s raising a very grounded, well rounded kid, which can’t be easy when you’re the most famous woman in the world.

Stayce on

She looks so much like her mom.

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