Madonna has been sending estranged husband Guy Ritchie strange text messages.
40, showed some of the messages to the crew on his latest film
'Sherlock Holmes' - which he is currently shooting in Manchester,
England - and one of them is believed to have warned "you're going
The director reportedly told a friend: "This is her idea
of a joke - but it's not funny. Imagine what it was like living with
Madonna, 50, has reportedly sent a host of similar texts
to Guy since announcing their split two weeks ago, blaming him for
leaking details of the breakdown in their marriage.
source added to Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper: "She loves to wind
Guy up and this is just another example of her oddball humour. He
doesn't take these things too seriously. If he did, it would drive him
It was reported Madonna made an emotional plea to Guy to
settle their divorce out of court - the first direct contact she has
had with the film director since they split - earlier this week.
source said: "Madonna tried to remind Guy of all the good times, said
how they must settle before it got any more messy and public. She said
she had been saddened by some of the criticisms of her which appeared
to have come from his camp."
Madonna and Guy's lawyers are still
negotiating the details of the divorce, after the filmmaker reportedly
turned down a £20 million settlement offer.
director insists his main concern is securing access to the children
they raise together - Lourdes, 11, Rocco, eight and David Banda, three.
children are with Madonna on her 'Sticky and Sweet' tour at the moment,
but due to be reunited with Guy soon, although Madonna will reportedly
not be at the handover.