The Sun hears that Guy Ritchie is furious with estranged wife Madonna after learning his meeting with his father and sister to discuss the divorce was leaked to the Material Girl. “They discussed the divorce and how Guy could stand his ground against Madonna and her PR machine,” a close family friend revealed. Once Guy learned Madge had been monitoring his activities and knew about the secret dinner, the film director “lost the plot.” The insider added, “He said, ‘How can you set fire to our whole world? Why go to such lengths to destroy me?’ But Guy knows it would be unusual if Madonna wasn’t monitoring his every move. She’s a control freak and there’s so much at stake.” Read more.
Gwyneth Paltrow Is Here For Madonna
October 20, 2008 – Gwyneth Paltrow spoke with UsMagazine.com about helping her friend Madonna after the singer announced plans to divorce Guy Ritchie. “You know, she’s a dear friend, and I’m supporting her in all [the] ways that I can,” the 36-year-old said at the Two Lovers Premiere in London Monday. “I’m just here for her. I’m just here on the other end of the phone, really.”
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Madonna ‘Devasted’ Guy Ritchie Is After Her Money
October 19, 2008 – The Sun has learned Madonna told a friend that she’s upset estranged husband Guy Ritchie is after her $500 million fortune. “I’m totally devastated that Guy’s turned out to be such a gold-digger,” the 50-year-old reportedly complained. “I thought we’d been on a spiritual journey together for the past ten years — but obviously I was wrong. He’s just after my money. I’ve worked my ass off for the last 30 years to get what I have, and now this gold-digger wants to take it from me. Kabbalah philosophy teaches that you don’t take what you haven’t earned. Well that’s exactly what Guy is doing. He hasn’t earned a penny of it, yet wants to take, take, take. He keeps upping his demands — he just wants more, and more, and more from me. It’s unbelievable.” Read more.
‘Showbiz Tonight’ On Madonna & Guy Ritchie Divorce
October 19, 2008 – ‘Showbiz Tonight’ host A.J. Hammer has a rundown of all the details surrounding Madonna and Guy Ritchie’s divorce. Jo Piazza of The New York Daily News remarked, “It’s not shocking at all that they’re finally splitting, it’s shocking that it took them so long to announce it.” Piazza added that when the couple married, the Material Girl “finally seemed like she was settling down and be a wife and a mother. She famously moved to London, and it seemed like he had tamed this wild sexual beast that was Madonna.” Video of the segment at Turner.com has since been removed.
Father Of Madonna’s Adopted Son Reacts To Divorce News
October 18, 2008 – Yohane Banda, now remarried with a happy new family living in his thatched hut in Malawi, spoke with the Dail Mail about news Madonna is getting divorced from Guy Ritchie. The 34-year-old said he’s disappointed with the news and suggested that his son David, who was adopted by Madonna and Guy in 2006, might “be better off back with us.”
“This is a new and terrible thing to happen to him,” Yohane said. “I am too upset to think clearly. He is only three years old and he has been through so much. I have the joy of a new family and I even have a new son. But now when I think of David in danger of living outside a family life I find it unbearable, I find it hard to believe God intended this.” Read more.