Judge Rules That Tupac's Break-Up Letter To Madonna Can Be Auctioned Off

Judge Rules That Tupac's Break-Up Letter To Madonna Can Be Auctioned Off

Judge Rules That Tupac's Break-Up Letter To Madonna Can Be Auctioned Off

Now Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Gerald Lebovits has ruled in Lutz's favor, declaring Madonna waited too long to try and reclaim the pieces of memorabilia. "Yet before this action began, the plaintiff did not make any demand to return her possessions", reports the NY Daily News. Lutz's lawyer, Judd Grossman, called the decision "a total win", saying: "Ms Lutz is now free to do with her property as she pleases without any continued interference by Madonna".

Madonna had no idea that Lutz had letters ownership, which Tupac wrote a year before his death in 1995. she heard about the online auction last year.

In the court filing, Madonna claimed she was not aware she no longer possessed the items and that Lutz had "betrayed my trust in an outrageous effort to obtain my possessions without my knowledge or consent". Madonna and Tupac in March 1994.

The famed jailhouse letter that 2Pac wrote to Madonna giving a post-mortem of their breakup had previously been put up for auction back in July of previous year.

Madonna previously insisted her love letter shouldn't be sold because it was "intensely personal". I also have a specific memory of reading the letter.

When it originally went up for auction past year, the letter was going for around $100,000.

"We did substantial due diligence when we took all the Madonna items for auction", the Gotta Have Rock And Roll auction house confirmed in a statement.

"We believe that her intent is nothing more than to besmirch the good reputations of the auction house and Ms. Lutz".

Manhattan judge ruled that an auction for it can proceed. "And all the high-priced attorneys she hired couldn't change that fact".

In 2004, Madonna had also signed a release from "any and all" future claims against Lutz, meaning she could not bring this lawsuit. 2Pac explained that he felt pressure from his fans to support the image of himself he had created, and that, coupled with his hurt from certain comments Madonna had made, contributed to their split.

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