Madonna Forced Ex-Hubby Guy Ritchie's Circumcision

Guy Ritchie forced to endure the unkindest cut of wonder they split!

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Almost buried in a 5,000-word piece about Madonna and her relationship with Kabbalah in the current issue of New York magazine is an alarming fact: Madonna demanded that Guy Richie get circumcised at age 39. Yes, you heard right.

The article deals with the organization's rather loose financial practices, but three-quarters of the way through is an alarming revelation from one of the Kabbalah Center's founders: "Madonna keeps a kosher home, she observes the Sabbath, she had her son and her husband Guy Richie circumcised in 2008."

I don't know how your math skills are, but that would make the Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels director 39 years old when he had the procedure done - which, for the uninitiated, is the surgical removal of some or all of the foreskin from the penis, which is more routinely done on infants. Could it be a coincidence that was the very same year the couple divorced?

No, we didn't think so. Maybe Brahim Zaibat read the entire New York article and that's why he, how-you-say, cut Madonna out of his life before she er...cut him. According to a report in the Daily Mail, the 24-year-old French break dancer who was raised in the Muslim faith split with Madonna, 52, for "religious reasons." Wouldn't this qualify as that?

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Jaan Uhelszki was one of the founding editors at Detroit’s legendary Creem magazine. Since that time, her work has appeared in USA Today, Uncut, Rolling Stone, Spin, NME, Relix, and Guitar World. She is the only journalist to have ever performed in full makeup with Kiss. Luckily she only had to put…

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