Madonna and Guy Ritchie discuss divorce as romance dies
Madonna and Guy Ritchie to split was a story waiting to be written and what of the stable family life that new son David was promised? Who will get custody of the kids? It's always sad when a marriage fails but these celebrity high visibility marriages seem all too often doomed from the start.
Madonna and Guy Ritchie's seven-year marriage is in such crisis they are discussing a split.
The glamour couple, now rarely seen together in public, have been living virtually separate lives in their £6million London mansion for months.
Both acknowledge their tempestuous romance is over. But they insist there is no bitterness or blame and say there is no one else involved.
A close friend disclosed: "They're obviously sad but they're dealing with it like grown ups.