Madonna dumps acting for 'easier' directing

Superstar Madonna is dumping her acting dreams to become a director, because film-making is "easier".

The Material Girl believes she is too creative to be an actress and has hailed directing as a better way to express her talents.

She tells the New York Post: "I'm more interested in directing now. I've so many tales to tell.

"Making movies for me was never about being a big movie star, it was about being a good actress.

"But it's not easy with the critics going after you before the movie is even released. It's easier to be a visionary as a director."

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