New York Yankee's wife files for divorce

Rumours of Madonna’s reported affair with New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez reached fever pitch over the weekend as his wife Cynthia made plans to file for divorce citing adultery and emotional abandonment.

In addition, Mrs Rodriguez’ lawyer Earle Lilly has said that Madonna and Mr Rodriguez have indeed been having an affair and are “still together”.

The reports come via perezhilton.com, who also published an official statement from Madonna herself denying the affair yesterday.

The singer, who is currently in New York rehearsing for her forthcoming Sticky & Sweet tour, says:

“My husband and I are not planning on getting a divorce. I know Alex Rodriguez through Guy Oseary, who manages both of us. I brought my kids to a Yankee game. I am not romantically involved in any way with Alex Rodriguez. I have nothing to do with the state of his marriage or what spiritual path he may choose to study. I have learned over the years not to take accusations and the many false reports about me very seriously. I also appreciate how fiction and fact seem to be perceived as one and the same by people who read both newspapers and the internet.”

Meanwhile, Lenny Kravitz was also drawn into the drama over the weekend as Mrs Rodriguez visited him in Paris, reportedly to escape the media storm surrounding the rumours.

Kravitz issued his own statement to say he and Mrs Rodriguez are just friends.

–By our New York staff.

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