Madonna Sets The Record Straight On Her Relationship Status

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Madonna finally confirms the news we've all been waiting for. The pop icon is indeed in a relationship with boxer, Joshua Popper, and looks happier than ever. Madonna made their love story Instagram official by sharing an intimate moment of them on her feed.

Keep reading for all the scoop.

Hello World

The 64-year-old posted a picture of herself and Popper getting a good kiss on her Instagram Story. This is a worthy confirmation of the rumors making rounds about her romantic arrangement with the 29-year-old athlete.

Killer Who Are Partying

Madonna and Popper were dressed to the nines for this picture. They served raw edginess in an all-black ensemble and masks.

The new relationship comes after she parted ways with 23-year-old model, Andrew Darnell.

Kween Esther

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The kissing picture was one of the many she shared with fans and followers from a Purim party. She channeled Kween Esther with her sexy outfit and that cool net mask.

Read Between The Lines

Before this final confirmation, the Holiday singer shared a photo of her pressing her lips against Popper's shoulder and rubbing with his big tattooed right arm as he made an interesting fist for the camera.

She captioned it

"In a male-driven culture, there are always exceptions. she wrote in the Instagram Story, which was followed up with a picture of the Material Girl embracing a punching bag captioned: "Hard to ignore the reality... that most women get demolished."

In The Spirit Of Reciprocation

The boxer also posted a few snaps on his Instagram, including where he wrapped his arm around Madonna's waist. Three friends flanked them as they stood outside the boxing ring.

A Good Teacher

Popper, who owns a boxing gym, Bredwinners, in Manhattan, has reportedly been teaching one of Madonna's six kids how to box.

Popper Is Madonna's Polar Opposite

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We also know the athlete loves to keep a low profile. You know what they say, opposites attract.

Bit Of Sports History

He was a skilled defensive lineman for Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, where he graduated in 2015. He also tried for two NFL teams, but he wasn't selected,

A Salesman

Following his failed trials, he proceeded to become a licensed insurance salesman in New York Life.

A Gym Owner

However, in 2020, he opened his gym on the third floor of a building on East 28th street. Here, he joins several other coaches to train young kids and adults in boxing. His biography on Bredwinner's website describes him as a lifelong athlete and a full-time coach who teaches you to move in the ring and throughout life in the process.

Madonna And Andrew Darnell

The mom of six ended things with her boy toy of five months, Andrew Darnell, and sources claimed that they only had a simple thing together.

No Love

The model, 41 years younger than the Like A Prayer singer, had lots of fun, but there was no love in the picture, and they understood this perfectly.

A Crisis Of Confidence

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The split comes shortly after she was bashed at the Grammy Awards 2023 for looking unrecognizable, with an unusually smooth face and distorted cheeks.

No Hate Allowed

The singer tagged the critics as "ageists" who fail to extend grace to women past 45. She also blames misogyny for the constant attacks on her appearance.

A Quick Drift

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The relationship with Darnell came after she ended a three-year romance with her former backup dancer, Ahlamalik Williams, 28.

No Apologies For Her Choices

Following the attacks on her looks, the star reiterated that she had no apologies to offer for her choices or how she looked or dressed. She hasn't done it in the past, and she won't start now.

Confirming Plastic Surgery

Madonna has never shied away from her plastic surgery claim. A few weeks after the Grammys, she shared a picture of herself looking younger than ever and acknowledging that the swelling from the surgery had gotten better.

40th Anniversary Tour

Amidst all this, the Holiday singer is preparing for her 40th Anniversary world tour. 35-city Live Nation will produce the tour, and the audience will be treated to energetic and modern performances just like the old Madonna.

More Deets About The Tour

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It's expected to kick off in North America on July 15 in Vancouver, then hit Chicago, Detroit, New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Dallas, and San Francisco before ending in Las Vegas on October 7.

They'll then move to Europe, starting with a show in London on October 14 and Amsterdam on December 1 at the Ziggo Dome.