The court said the letter now belonged to the Gotta Have Rock and Roll auction house and not the pop music icon, Madonna, despite protests from her for the letter not to be sold.
The company has obtained the letter from Madonna’s former art consultant, Darlene Lutz, and plans to auction it to the highest bidder on July 17.
Shakur wrote the three-page letter from his prison in 1995, when he was 24 years old. He ended his relationship with Madonna, who was 37 years old at the time. He died the following year. One of the passages in the letter said:
“I must apologize to you,” he writes. Because, as you said, I’m not the kind of friend I’m able to be. Not because I’m evil or because you do not deserve it, but at the risk of seeming too dramatic, the effects of racism make it difficult for a young black man to properly show his affection for a white woman more old. “
The souvenir company estimates that the letter will sell for up to $ 300,000. The minimum bid is $ 100,000.