A judge in New York prevented the auction of some personal items of Madonna, which included a love letter from her ex-boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur, a pair of her panties and a brush that had some hair of the singer. Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Gerald Leibovitz ordered the store Gotta have It! Collectibles that will remove 22 items from its rock-themed auction scheduled for Wednesday, July 19. The Material Girl asked for an emergency injunction and said she was surprised to hear of the Internet auction of Tupac’s letter, saying she was unaware that it was not in her possession.
The fact that I achieved celebrity status because of my career success did not obviate my right to maintain my privacy, even with respect to highly personal articles the pop star said in court documents. I understand that my DNA could be extracted from one of my hairs. It is outrageous and extremely offensive that my DNA can be auctioned. Continue reading “Madonna furious prevented them from auctioning their intimate objects”