[UPDATE: The lawyers are coming! According to a sternly-worded e-mail we got this morning, the photos belong to Madonna and Guy O Entertainment, Inc, being an enterprise of Guy Oseary. Oseary is Madonna’s manager and has photographed the superstar for two books. We’ve taken them down.]
Oh, dear. People can’t stop leaking unretouched images of Madonna. The latest set–from her March 2009 W cover and editorial featuring then-boyfriend Jesus Luz–is perhaps the most startling. Be warned, Madonna is wearing a transparent, flesh-colored bra and the photos are essentially NSFW.
Seeing that this is the fourth set of unretouched photos of Madonna to emerge (the others being from her Hard Candy cover shoot, then her Dolce & Gabbana and Louis Vuitton campaigns), we’re beginning to suspect that someone in the superstar’s camp knows such things guarantee attention.
The actual cover: