Madonna Loses Lawsuit Over Tupac Letter Auction

A letter between Tupac and Madonna can be sold at auction a Manhattan Supreme Court Judge ruled Monday

A letter between Tupac and Madonna can be sold at auction a Manhattan Supreme Court Judge ruled Monday

In a lawsuit filed last August, Madonna sought return of those items, including some that had actually already been auctioned off, because they weren't covered by that initial injunction.

However, despite her objections, Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Gerald Lebovits on Monday ruled that the auction ould proceed, including for the letter, which went for a starting bid of $100,000 when it was first listed past year.

The American rapper and actor wrote a handwritten letter from prison, which explained that he broke up with Madonna because she was white.

Madonna had claimed that she didn't know Lutz had possession of the Tupac letter, which was personal in nature.

"For you to be seen with a Black man wouldn't in any way jeopardize your career".

As the Telegraph reports, New York Judge Gerald Lebovits has now agreed with Ms Lutz in a ruling that states that all legal disputes between the pair were settled in 2004.

"But for me at least in my previous perception I felt due to my "image" that I would be letting down half of the people who made me what I thought I was". Lutz came into possession of some of Madonna's items over the course of their two-decade long relationship, but because of the release, it looks like Madonna is out of luck for getting back this personal pop culture artifact. While there's little to no evidence of their love affair, there is a break-up letter that Tupac wrote to Madge that's about to hit the auction block despite efforts from Madonna to keep that from happening.

Gotta Have It! co-owner Ed Kosinski celebrated the decision.

The letter, which can be read in part here, contained musings from the late rap legend about the circumstances of the once power couple's breakup.

"I never meant to hurt you", he added.

She had described some of the items as "highly confidential and embarrassing".

Fans can place their bids again in July when the items go back on sale.

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