Footwear king Manolo Blahnik has lost one of his best customers, Madonna, after criticising the superstar's acting ability.

The shoe designer admitted he was unimpressed with the MATERIAL GIRL's movie outings - despite the singer declaring his designs were "as good as sex - and they last longer".

Blahnik sent Madonna a written apology, but received a stern reply, saying the star would not accept his sorry and has refused to buy any Blahnik shoes since.

31/08/2004 13:52