Madonna has said she is just like other parents despite her worldwide fame.

The singer, who has just released her new album Madame X, said that she has explained her celebrity status to her children.

Madonna explained that pop stardom is simply her job, and when she is at home she is the same as other mothers.

Madonna says that if she had not achieved musical success she would have become a nun

The pop star spoke to Rylan Clark-Neal on BBC’s The One Show about her upcoming dates at the London Palladium.

Speaking of motherhood, she said: "I'm like other moms."

Speaking about her children, she added: "They're aware of what I do. They say to me 'everybody knows who you are. How do they know your name?'

"I just say that's my job. I'm famous, that's my work, but when I come home I'm mom. We have all the same issues."

Madonna added that if she had not achieved musical success she would have become a nun.

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