Rumors have been making the news for a long time about the health of the marriage of Madonna and her husband Guy Ritchie. They have denied trouble whenever the subject came up…but…the old saying…where there is smoke there is fire stands because they have comfirmed that the couple has agreed to divorce one another. As always…privacy has been asked for. More than likely…that will not happen; when infamous couples declare seperation or divorce…it only creates more curiosity.
Madonna, the material girl of old, has always commanded a large amount of publicity. Guy Ritchie has been along for the ride since their marriage back in 2001. It is difficult for any relationship to thrive under that kind of spotlight. No divorce is easy and dividing up possessions, money and custody time is going to be compounded by the fact that Guy is a Londoner…and Madonna, before the marriage, was a resident of the United States. For those of you who have gone through a divorce and had to work out visitations and custody times…imagine doing it from one country to the next. Of course, that is assuming that Madonna would consider moving back to the states after the divorce. At the moment she is on a tour.
Madonna’s brother Christopher Ciccone wrote a book earlier this year about his relationship with Madonna. Christopher alludes to the fact that he believes that Madonna’s husband Guy came between their sibling relationship and their professional relationship. Christoper was a designer and coreographer for several of her musical tours. I wonder if they will be able to repair their relationship after this marriage has ended.
It is the children that will have to do the most adjusting through this situation. Money doesn’t change that fact; children always suffer the most in a divorce or seperation. Madonna has three children, Lourdes, Rocco and David. Lourdes is from a previous relationship to the marriage…Rocco is Guy’s son and David is both of theirs because he was adopted from Malawi during their marriage. It is sad for them most of all. Adults make their own choices about such matters.
In any case, best wishes to all…peace and love to all parties…but, i imagine it will take some time for the fireworks to dim before it is all said and done…these situations take time and energy to resolve.