Tupac Shakur’s break-up letter to Madonna to go on auction with £100,000 starting bid
It follows a cancelled auction in 2017
The note is included as part of a collection of intimate personal items put up for auction by the pop icon’s former friend Darlene Lutz. Other items include cassettes and a hairbrush with strands of Madonna’s hair. Bidding begins online on July 17.
Shakur wrote the letter while he was in prison in 1995, a year before he was shot dead in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2015, Madonna revealed to journalist Howard Stern that the pair had dated in secret in the early ’90s.
In the letter, Shakur references comments Madonna made in an interview in which he said that she vowed “to rehabilitate rappers and basketball players or something to that effect. Her remarks had cut him “deep” because he’d “never known you to be with any rappers besides myself.”……..read more