Madonna and her ex-husband Guy Ritchie left their rocky past behind when they reunited in London earlier this month.
The couple has have rarely been mapped together since their known bitter divorce in 2008 Madame X's 61-year-old singer was taken aback when she and her former 51-year-old film director were seen outside the Tanya Baxter Gallery on King's Road in London.
The former couple was accompanied by their partners at the event, which Madonna brought with them Toyboy friend Ahlamalik Williams, 25, while Guy was accompanied by Mrs. Jacqui Ainsley, 38.
In good company: Madonna and her ex Guy Ritchie met at an art gallery in London earlier this month (pictured with Toyboy Ahlamalik Williams (25) and son Rocco (19)).
Madonna and Guy have rarely been seen together since the end of their eight-year marriage, but the two have continued to raise their two children, Rocco (19) and David (14), both of whom also attended the gallery event.
A viewer told The Daily Mail that the writer Guy looked "tense" when hit maker Like A Prayer arrived. It is not known whether they exchanged courtesies, but she left after half an hour.
The family had been in the gallery to see an exhibition by the young artist Rhed, who is a new favorite among the rich art elite.
After her separation, the award-winning singer was reported to have to pay a settlement between £ 60m and £ 73m, including the abandonment of her £ 12m Wiltshire country house.
Happy: The 51-year-old film director (pictured with his adoptive son David Banda (14)) appeared with his wife Jacqui Ainsley (38) and his son Rocco at the event
Looks good: The style-conscious son of the former couple kept his characteristic vintage fashion in baggy pink coordinates and a cream-colored blazer
Family affair: The pop icon, 61, came to the event with the dancer Ahlamalik and the adoptive children David and Mercy (center), also 14
Separation: The former couple has rarely been seen together since the end of their eight-year marriage in late 2008 (picture in May 2008).
The artist previously described him as "emotionally backward" and Sherlock Holmes director Guy revealed that he was in pain and feared that he would experience depression in the years when their relationship began to break up.
The mirror reported at the time: "He said to a friend:" I fear that the laughter in our life together was long gone. "
He said to friends that everything he wanted was an ordinary family life, but Madonna preferred the peculiarities of a prominent lifestyle and failed because of the idea that they could ever live as a normal couple.
Guy added: She is obsessed with her own public image, obsessed with being seen as a kind of global fortune teller.
Rare sightings: The media personality's partner of less than a year towered over her when they watched the festivities before going home
In short, it is not known whether Madonna and Guy exchanged pleasantries, but if they had, it would have been a short chase when she left after half an hour
On cloud nine: Guy's appearance could not hold back his joy when he had a lively conversation with a buddy
& # 39; & # 39; & # 39; It's silly, she's a pop star. And some of the counselors around her, some of whom have left, have made it impossible for us to have an appearance of normal life. & # 39; & # 39;
The producer has been in a relationship with model Jacqui since 2010. The couple signed the covenant for life on their country estate in July 2015. They share three children: Rafael (eight), Rivka (seven) and Levi (six).
Although Madonna and Guy appeared to have buried the hatchet when they attended the same event, they had a mysterious legal explosion just before Christmas.
Together again: The Aladdin director and the actress King Arthur: Legend of the Sword caught up with David after some time
Happy: The blonde beauty Jacqui beamed from ear to ear when a chirping David seemed to be joking
Nice to see you: The native Hatfield American was animated when he was having a good time with his child
Just the two of us: At some point, the duo seemed to switch to concentration mode when they were looking at something on David's cell phone
Follow in his footsteps: the boys looked sharp in their smart suits for the outing
DailyMail.com revealed to television and film star Ritchie in their divorce proceedings that they should seek enforcement or enforcement of a judgment or decision.
The timing of the application, which was filed on December 23, suggested there could be controversy about where some of Madonna's six children should spend Christmas.
Previously, they had a bitter and public custody battle over Rocco before courts in London and New York.
Alive: Mercy – the Madonna adopted in 2009 – wore a red dress for the gathering
Entertaining a storm: it was the image of trust as it mingled with the other participants
It ended in 2016 when her eldest son was allowed to live in the UK with his father, a director whose films include Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
The hit maker Like A Prayer has a total of six children. Lourdes Leon, 23, with ex-Carlos Leon, Rocco and David with Guy, as well as their other adoptive children Mercy and the twins Estere and Stella, seven.
In 2006 the artist adopted David from the Home of Hope in Malawi when he was fighting pneumonia and malaria.
Close: The producer has been in a relationship with model Jacqui for 10 years and the couple share three children: Rafael (eight), Rivka (seven) and Levi (six) (shown together in 2019)
The award-winning songwriter previously admitted that she was struggling with the criticism she faced when she adopted the little boy she wanted to save.
In an interview with PEOPLE, she said: “In my thoughts I thought: 'Wait a minute. I'm trying to save someone's life. Why are you all going for me right now? & # 39; I did everything after the book. & # 39;
David is an avid football player and in August 2017 Madonna moved to Lisbon after David joined the Benfica football team's youth academy.
Madonna adopted Mercy three years later before deciding to legally look after twins Estere and Stella in 2017.
Fun in the sun: the businesswoman was first seen with dancer Ahlamalik in December, and the couple even enjoyed a vacation in the Maldives to herald the new year (image)
After the breakdown of her marriage to Guy, the blonde was associated with many men, including Portuguese model Kevin Sampaio, Dutch choreographer Timor Steffens, and French dancer Brahim Zaibat.
The businesswoman was first seen in December with dancer Ahlamalik, the son of a U.S. military veteran who dreams of changing the world through art.
Since becoming a professional dancer, he has traveled the world with Madonna and has traveled across Europe, America and East Asia to appear on her road show.
Strong bond: Madonna shared a rare photo of all six of her kids who spent Thanksgiving in Malawi in 2018, including Lourdes (23) and twins Estere and Stella (seven)
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