“I was an hour-and-a-half late for an interview with her in New York when she was just starting out and when I walked in I said to someone: “Who the F is Madonna, anyway?.
“Madonna emerged from round the corner and said to me: “Who the F are you?’.”
When the cameras started rolling, Madonna shot Molly down with a one-word answer to his first question.
“So I decided to ask her again: “Who the F are you?’ She laughed and from then on we became friends,” Meldrum said.
The Countdown host played a hand in catapulting Madonna’s first song Holiday to the top of the Australian charts by inviting her to perform on the show just three weeks later.
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