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Pop superstar MADONNA is such a disciplinarian with her children, she doesn't allow them to watch television shows and rations them to one movie a week.

The LIKE A VIRGIN hitmaker is happy to allow her husband GUY RITCHIE to take LOURDES, nine, and four-year-old ROCCO on exciting trips while she takes a firm approach, because she is so concerned for their wellbeing.

She says, "I'm a disciplinarian and Guy's the spoiler. When Daddy gets home, they're going to get chocolate. I'm more practical; I worry about their teeth and make sure they're getting their schoolwork done.

"I'm very scheduled, I make lists. Guy is into doing wild stuff outside, taking them out on bikes. He's good cop, I'm bad cop."

And Madonna is keep for her children to build their own individuality away from the influence of the media.

She adds, "My kids don't watch TV. We have televisions but they're not hooked up to anything but movies. TV is trash. I was raised without it. We don't have newspapers or magazines in the house either.

"The kids watch movies every Sunday, so if they're naughty, they get their movie taken away. If they're a little naughty, then no stories before bed." (SC/WNE/JB)

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