Madonna was footing the bill for her late brother’s rehab care before his death.

Despite the siblings’ strained relationship, Anthony Ciccone had been staying at a Michigan treatment center on the Queen of Pop’s dime, sources tell Page Six.

Our insiders share that Anthony actively battled alcoholism and was homeless but had often rejected help from Madonna and the rest of their family.

When Anthony recently became unable to care for himself, his superstar younger sister stepped in to pay for his rehabilitation, according to sources.

Madonna paid for her late brother Anthony Ciccone’s rehab prior to his death, sources tell Page Six.

TMZ reported Tuesday that just two days before Anthony’s death on Feb. 24, he attempted to remove his feeding and breathing tubes while seeking treatment. The 66-year-old had also reportedly lost a significant amount of weight toward the end of his life.

His cause of death has yet to be revealed.

Anthony, seen here in 2013, had battled alcoholism and refused help from his pop star sister and their family.
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Sources previously told Page Six that Anthony and Madonna “had a difficult relationship,” citing his hesitance to accept help in his struggles with drinking.

“Madonna helped to support her brother when he would accept that support,” one insider shared Sunday. “During his final months, he was in contact with family and Madonna, but this past week, he refused the support the rehab facility offered, and it was clear he was ready to move on.”

Madonna paid tribute to Anthony via Instagram.

The “Vogue” singer, 64, posted a sentimental tribute to her brother Monday, thanking him for introducing her to various artists and ideas when they were growing up.

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“Thank you for blowing my mind as a young girl and introducing me to Charlie Parker / Miles Davis / Buddhism / Taoism / Charles Bukowski / Richard Brautigan / Jack Kerouac / Expansive Thinking / Outside the Box,” she wrote on her Instagram Story along a throwback photo with Anthony and others.

“You planted many important seeds,” Madonna added.

Evan Rachel Wood emphatically denies that she “manipulated” Ashley Morgan Smithline into making false rape allegations against their mutual ex, Marilyn Manson.

“I never pressured or manipulated Ashley Morgan Smithline to make any accusations against [Manson],” the “Thirteen” star, 35, said in a Feb. 27 declaration filed in the Los Angeles Superior Court in connected to Manson’s suit against Wood, obtained by Page Six Tuesday.

“And I certainly never pressured or manipulated her to make accusations that were not true.”

Wood then refuted the claim Smithline made in her legal declaration that people in Wood’s inner circle reached out with the intent to coerce her.

Wood noted that the model allegedly contacted her first via Instagram in March 2019.

In a new legal filing, Evan Rachel Wood refuted Ashley Morgan Smithline’s claim that she “manipulated” her into lying about Marilyn Manson.

The “Westworld” alum provided screenshots of their alleged social media interactions as attachments to her declaration, which included an Instagram comment from Smithline on one of Wood’s posts, which allegedly read, “when he had me captive in the stupid ballet studio, i cringed hearing him brag about replaying that scene from rules of attraction to you… i thought no one would ever talk about this…”

Wood said in her declaration that the comment resonated with her because Manson, 54, had allegedly sexually abused her while watching the same film, “Rules of Attraction,” and that information was not publicly available at the time.

Manson and Wood dated from 2006 to 2010 and were briefly engaged.

Wood publicly named Manson as her alleged abuser for the first time in February 2021. She has since accused the shock rocker of threatening to “f–k” her then-8-year-old son and forcing her to have sex on camera.

During several of Wood and Smithline’s other alleged Instagram exchanges, messages that Wood attributes to Smithline repeatedly expressed distress over Manson’s “loud” fandom, who allegedly attacked her for speaking out against the “Tainted Love” singer, according to the exhibits.

Wood first spoke about her alleged abuse in 2018 in front of Congress. She did not name Manson at the time.
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In a People magazine cover story in May 2021, Smithline alleged that Manson “whipped her, cut her with a swastika-emblazoned knife and shoved his fist in her mouth during sex.”

Wood, per the messages provided in the declaration that are attributed to Smithline, appeared to comfort the model over the backlash, telling her, “They don’t run stories like this without something to back it up. You are very credible” and also encouraged her to “block” and “ignore” the trolls.

Wood claimed Smithline told her via Instagram DM that she was being bullied by Manson’s fans.

Per the court documents, Wood also claimed the only time she met Smithline in person was for the filming of her HBO documentary, “Phoenix Rising,” in October 2020. A source previously reiterated the same claim to Page Six.

Manson’s attorney, Howard King, tells Page Six exclusively in response to Wood’s declaration: “It is unsurprising that Evan Rachel Wood is desperately fighting to keep Ashley Smithline’s testimony out of court – because she knows the truth will expose her plot to manipulate the women who trusted her in order to destroy Brian Warner.”

The statement continued, “Brian Warner never abused anyone. Ashley Smithline has told the truth. It’s sadly predictable that Evan Rachel Wood – someone who has already filed a forged FBI letter under oath in other court proceedings — remains committed to not doing the same.”

Manson has denied all allegations of sexual misconduct.
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Wood has stood by her claims against Manson — despite the lawsuit — and it is unclear if she has directly responded to allegation that she once impersonated an FBI agent.

Smithline, for her part, tells Page Six in response to Wood’s declaration: “Evan’s full of s–t. She calls people narcissistic and sociopaths. Watch her film ‘Pretty Persuasion.’ Literally a roadmap of this whole thing. Or ‘The Crucible.’”

She continues, “This is what happens when horrible girls get bored. She’s destroying people with no conscience just because she can … She’s saying anything she can to discredit me.”

Smithline, who briefly dated Manson in 2010, stands by her legal declaration that Wood “manipulated” her.
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Reps for Wood did not immediately return our requests for a response to Smithline’s response or further comment on their client’s declaration.

Monday’s legal filing comes days after Smithline claimed in court documents that she “succumbed to pressure” from “Wood and her associates to make accusations of rape and assault against [Manson] that were not true.”

The model claimed she was invited to group meetings with other alleged victims of Manson, in which she was asked about the alleged abuse she experienced.

Smithline previously alleged in her declaration that Wood told her she could not remember what Manson did to her because she had “repressed” memories.
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Smithline said, per the documents, that she was told “just because she could not remember” those things “did not necessarily mean that it did not happen,” and so she started to believe the alleged falsehoods.

King confirmed exclusively to Page Six that Smithline was not paid for speaking out against Wood and in favor of Manson.

The “Dope Show” singer has been accused by more than a dozen women of sexual misconduct, but only a few have taken their claims to court.

Manson has been accused of rape, unlawful imprisonment and other sexual misconduct claims over the years.

However, nearly all of the cases have been dismissed, among them was Smithline’s, whose was tossed out in January after she failed to find new legal counsel.

There are now two cases left filed by accusers identified only as Jane Doe, including one woman who accused Manson of sexually assaulting her when she was just a teen.

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Manson has denied all of the allegations against him, and has filed a defamation and conspiracy lawsuit against Wood and her girlfriend, Illma Gore.

Meanwhile, the Los Angeles District Attorney is investigating the allegations, but Manson has not been charged for his alleged crimes.

Ghislaine Maxwell will file papers Tuesday appealing her conviction in the Jeffrey Epstein scandal — and we’re told her lawyer will argue that she was held in solitary confinement in the Brooklyn Detention Center “under inhumane conditions” during her trial.

The court papers are expected to argue that Maxwell was subjected to “sleep deprivation,” we hear, and could not get proper access to her legal counsel to prep for her blockbuster trial.

Maxwell’s team will also argue that she was subject to “malnourishment” and “living with vermin in her cell,” along with “overall deplorable conditions.”

Her lawyer, Arthur L. Aidala, said in a statement on Tuesday, “By the time of trial, she was so disoriented and diminished that she was unable meaningfully to assist in her own defense, much less to testify.”

Ghislaine Maxwell will file an appeal in her case on Tuesday.
Maxwell was given 240 months in prison for her role in the Jeffrey Epstein scandal.
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Page Six exclusively reported last month that Aidala told us Maxwell “was so mistreated during her period of incarceration that it violated so many of her constitutional rights to defend herself.”

“She was malnourished. And yet she’s supposed to sit for a trial [with her] life on the line … In the United States of America, anyone who’s accused of any crime should not be abused by the US government the way she was abused,” Aidala explained.

Maxwell has hired Harvey Weinstein’s appeals lawyer to try to overturn her conviction.
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“She did not get a fair trial … the judge ignored the many claims of malnourishment, living with vermin in her cell, lack of sleep, and overall deplorable conditions,” he continued.

“There were also issues regarding lack of access to her lawyers. This is all in violation of her fundamental constitutional rights and will be powerfully brought to the attention of the appellate courts.”

The appeal to be filed Tuesday with the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit is also expected to argue that other mistakes were made in the case — including a controversy during Maxwell’s trial when one juror told the judge that he’d failed to disclose his own history of child abuse during jury selection.

Maxwell’s lawyer says, “We believe the trial judge made mistakes” in her trial.

Aidala will also argue, per his statement on Tuesday, that the government was “barred by a five-year statute of limitations from bringing the charges,” and also “breached a non-prosecution agreement that immunized Maxwell for these offenses.”

The judge in the case, United States Circuit Judge Alison J. Nathan, previously shot down Maxwell’s request for a new trial, and she was convicted on five of six counts, including sex trafficking and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking. She was sentenced to 20 years behind bars.

Maxwell was convicted on sex trafficking charges.
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Maxwell was given 240 months in prison “for her role in a scheme to sexual exploit and abuse multiple minor girls with Jeffrey Epstein over the course of a decade,” prosecutors said after her sentencing.

US Attorney Damian Williams said in a statement at the time: “Today’s sentence holds Ghislaine Maxwell accountable for perpetrating heinous crimes against children. This sentence sends a strong message that no one is above the law and it is never too late for justice.”

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Aidala has also been representing Harvey Weinstein in the disgraced movie mogul’s appeal. Aidala previously said of coming aboard the Maxwell case, “After her sentencing … her trial team was done representing her and her family quite frankly reached out to us. Obviously we’d been in the headlines with Mr. Weinstein’s case.”