Monday, June 30, 2008

So...are Madonna and Guy Richie getting a divorce?

'No, they are not', says Guy Richie's mum. In an article in the Telegraph, his mum has said the following:

'Reports of meetings with high-powered divorce lawyers are total fiction'

There’s no conversation about divorce because there is no divorce," Lady Amber Leighton said.
Last week, Madonna, 49, was reported to have met with celebrity divorce lawyer Fiona Shackleton, who most recently represented Sir Paul McCartney in his divorce proceedings against Heather Mills.

Madonna’s spokesman had no comment on the reports at the time.

The Material Girl’s fortune is estimated to be worth £300 million and Madonna is not believed to have signed a pre-nuptial agreement before her wedding to the Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels director in 2000.

Up for grabs could be homes in London, Los Angeles and New York, which the couple now share with their seven-year-old son, Rocco; David Banda, two, who was adopted from Malawi; and daughter, Lourdes, 11, by Madonna’s former personal trainer Carlos Leon.

Friends have described the couple as leading separate lives, made worse by Mr Ritchie's reported falling out with Kabbalah, a religion of increasing importance to Madonna.
But Lady Leighton said she now felt compelled to speak publicly because a week’s worth of divorce speculation in the press had "pained her".

"They are no different to most other couples and we all know that being together can be hard sometimes and marriages are not always a bed of roses," she told the Mail on Sunday. "I’ll say it one more time, they are not getting divorced; the speculation is TT – that’s total tosh."

Lady Leighton said her son was on his way to meet his wife in New York, where Madonna is on tour to promote her new album, Hard Candy.

1 Comment:

Ann Marie said...

I don't understand all the "rumors" and denials. I just read an article on, confirming that Madonna has enlisted a divorce attorney. If they divorce they will be 2 of millions of other people that are divorced or going through the process. Divorce has changed more in the past 5 years than the last 20. It is much more common and accepted and hopefully one day with come free of the dollop of guilt that is associated. is an online community of support and help for women navigating through the various stages of divorce and life thereafter. This website is working tirelessly each day to assist in the removal of the stigma from divorce.

Just my two cents,
Ann Marie