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Madonna and Guy Ritchie Divorcing

Madonna and Guy Ritchie Announce Split

Update: Madonna's rep, Liz Rosenberg, confirms that Madonna and Guy Ritchie will divorce after seven and a half years of marriage. The couple requests that the public respect their privacy. They have not agreed on a settlement.

This isn't the first time we've heard this, but according to multiple reports, Madonna and Guy Ritchie are preparing to confirm their plans to divorce. The news was first reported yesterday by UK's The Sun, which claims that the announcement will be coming "imminently" and that the couple is tired of "the pretense" and wants the divorce finalized by Christmas.

The NY Post says the announcement is expected as early as today. Madonna recently started the US leg of her tour while Ritchie has been in the UK, and supposedly they recently underwent a final Kabbalah course to try and save their relationship. Back in June when all the reports came out that Madonna and Guy were on the brink of a split, most of you believed it was for real this time, and while we'll wait for the official announcement or denial, it's always sad when couples break up, especially when kids are involved.

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ShootingStar ShootingStar 7 years
If you're a man and you're going to marry an older woman, do it while you're young enough to get at least one more biological child from her. I think he wants someone younger so he can extend his lineage or legacy. Lourdes isn't his. David is adopted, not that there's anything wrong with that, afterall love is thicker than blood, BUT sometimes you may want more biologicals for some reason. Also Madonna, well, she's Madonna.
silvermoon76 silvermoon76 7 years
I agree with everyone who says Guy Ritchie can do better. I loved the old Madonna but she's gone a little off the rocker trying to beat time... She'd have been so much prettier now if she'd just let herself age gracefully. I just don't like her anymore :/
hills hills 7 years
i think thats such a shame, i guess Madonna will be moving away from Blighty, i feel sorry for Rocco, Lourdres and david, must be horrible...i thought those two really complemented eachother, he is a proper man who probably stood up to her, i think she should go for that type again...
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 7 years
who wouldnt get tired of looking at her overly botoxed face, sinewy unfeminine body? good for Guy, go get a younger prettier wife who isnt a douchebag.
i_love_miu i_love_miu 7 years
I never wanted to believe the rumours however the dinner with the Arod the other week changed my mind that things would soon be over. The only sad thing about this is how it will affect their kids, they probably live a hectic life as it is, with Madonna as their mother. A happy family would make their lives seems more normal from the paparazzi lense and inevitably hearing the tabloid fodder
i_love_miu i_love_miu 7 years
I never wanted to believe the rumours however the dinner with the Arod the other week changed my mind that things would soon be over. The only sad thing about this is how it will affect their kids, they probably live a hectic life as it is, with Madonna as their mother. A happy family would make their lives seems more normal from the paparazzi lense and inevitably hearing the tabloid fodder
trident1 trident1 7 years
In England, pre-nups aren't honored the way they are here in America. That's why there's no pre-nup. Not that I want Guy to "suffer" with his own millions, but I really hope he doesn't take a whole half of Madonna's fortune. She had a good 80% of her wealth before they ever met.
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 7 years
Awww. =( It's a shame...and it's funny how everyone attacks Madonna and Guy, but, hey, it happens.
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 7 years
Awww. =(It's a shame...and it's funny how everyone attacks Madonna and Guy, but, hey, it happens.
sundaygreen sundaygreen 7 years
Wow didn't expect this, especially after seeing a recent interview with the dude making as if his marriage was totally fine. Oh well, it's tough breaking up in public. I feel sorry for their kids.
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 7 years
I can't say I'm surprised. I just hope that the kids will be ok.
HeidiMD HeidiMD 7 years
I hope he enjoyed his time with his kids... he'll probably never see the little adopted one again.
ilanac13 ilanac13 7 years
wow - i'm really shocked by this news to be honest. i thought that they were going to make it work somehow but i guess there's just too much going on that pulled them apart. i think that it's ironic about the timing though - since the first affair nonsense came out right before her tour and now this RIGHT before his movie premiers. i hope that the kids are doing ok though since this can't be easy for them.
ilanac13 ilanac13 7 years
wow - i'm really shocked by this news to be honest. i thought that they were going to make it work somehow but i guess there's just too much going on that pulled them apart. i think that it's ironic about the timing though - since the first affair nonsense came out right before her tour and now this RIGHT before his movie premiers. i hope that the kids are doing ok though since this can't be easy for them.
LOVE-ANGELINA LOVE-ANGELINA 7 years
Awwwwwwwwwwwww so sad. They seemed really good for each other. :(
Jude-C Jude-C 7 years
Shocker!! Not.
Jude-C Jude-C 7 years
Shocker!! Not.
blackhole blackhole 7 years
Sad when marriages fail in general but not surprise. Her trashing McCain and Palin was a real turn off I must say.
Ginger Ginger 7 years
This may be great for his film career. He hasn't turned out a decent film while married to her. Poor kids though. But they probably get shuttled around with nannies between their parents so much anyway that it won't be a big lifestyle change.
elme1009 elme1009 7 years
I can't believe that none of the news reports are addressing the little news blip I read two weeks ago stating that Madonna and ARod were spotted eating dinner for two in NYC. I have to wonder if that isn't a significant factor in the decision to split.
serasvictoria serasvictoria 7 years
Richie is better off without this used up hag.
zeeshiloh zeeshiloh 7 years
This breaking news just ruined my day I am really so sad.
Mykie7 Mykie7 7 years
I'm hearing too that he forced Madge not to sign a pre-nup, because he was always after her money. I don't know if that's true or not, but if she didn't do a pre-nup, she's an idiot.
Olie Olie 7 years
Ohhhh no I am really so sad!!! I wish them the best though!!
sugar_me_sweet sugar_me_sweet 7 years
Oh well there goes another hollywood marriage
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