After over twenty years of guessing, Madonna confirmed she dated Tupac Shakur prior to him dying.
The 56-year-old talked about her brief relationship with the rapper, who tragically died in 1996, while on Howard Stern’s SiriusXM radio show.
Back in the ’90s while doing an appearance on David Letterman, she revealed her relationship with Tupac.
Stern asked her if she liked Letterman because back in the 90s all of her interviews appeared hostile.
Madonna said she was usually flirting with the late night host except for one appearance in 1994 where she was a bit vulgar in her language. ‘I was mad at [David Letterman] when I said the F-word a lot,’ she explained. ‘I was in a weird mood that day. I was dating Tupac Shakur at the time and the thing is he got me all riled up about life in general.’ She went on to add, ‘So when I went on the show I was feeling very gangsta.’
Madonna was long believed to have dated the iconic rapper in 1994 but she never spoke publicly about the relationship. Coincidentally, just prior to his death, Tupac referred to Madonna as ‘real nice’ and someone who ‘helped me a lot’.
A book by Lucy O’Brien, Like An Icon (2007), claims that the Material Girl not only dated the rapper but wanted a baby with him. Madonna has never responded to the claim but has since gone on to become the mother to four children.
That seems like one relationship that must have been very interesting…