Tanner Stransky
September 16, 2011 AT 04:00 AM EDT

1. Things get off to a rocky start when critics pan her film W.E. at the Venice Film Festival on Sept. 1.

2. On Sept. 4, a clip of her responding to a gift — ”I absolutely loathe hydrangeas” — hits YouTube.

3. The next day, her ex Guy Ritchie announces that he’s fathered a baby with his girlfriend.

4. On Sept. 6, news breaks that a lawsuit over Madonna’s Material Girl clothing line is moving forward.

5. In a rebuttal to Hydrangeagate, Madge posts a video Sept. 12. The message: ”F— you I like roses!”

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