One of the mysterious romances between pop superstar Madonna and rap legend Tupac Shakur and a long lost letter has solved the reason why the musical pair never got down with each other.
Thanks to a recently unearthed love letter when Shakur. who was serving time behind bars for sexual assault, gives us more insight into the iconic couple’s relationship.
TMZ acquired the love letter and it explained why Shakur wanted to become a better friend to Madonna, before appearing to say he was breaking up with her because she’s a white woman.
“Can u understand that? For you to be seen with a Black man wouldn’t in any way jeopardize your career. If anything it would make you seem that much more open & exciting,” he wrote in a letter dated Jan. 15, 1995. “But for me at least in my previous perception I felt due to my ‘image’ I would be letting down half of the people who made me what I thought I was. I never meant to hurt you.”
Check out the rest of Shakur’s letter here.
According to TMZ, the last ‘Pac love letter that surfaced ended up being sold for $170,000.