A man who broke into Madonna’s London mansion also raided Guy Ritchie’s Wiltshire home last year.
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Grzegorz Matlok – who broke into the singer’s £10 million 10-bedroom abode in Marylebone, in March before stealing a can of Red Bull and rifling through her bedding – previously entered Madonna’s ex-husband’s property where he tried on the director’s clothes, a court heard yesterday (12.09.11).
At the hearing at Southwark Crown Court, Matlok, 30, was facing charges relating to him trespassing at Madonna’s property.
Despite originally pleading not guilty, he changed his plea and admitted burglary when it was revealed the can of Red Bull found in his possession was French-labelled and matched one missing from a crate in Madonna’s garage.
Matlok – who was found with a map showing the location of her home – used a rope to climb to the balcony of the Georgian townhouse, broke in through a window, then entered the two next-door properties owned by the singer.
Arrested on 12 March, after being wrestled to the ground by bodyguards at the 53-year-old pop star’s property, Matlok was found clutching several of her possessions.
He was accompanied to court by four members of staff from a secure hospital where he is being held.
At the time of the break-in, Madonna – who has four children, Lourdes, 14, Rocco, 11, Mercy, six, and five-year-old David – was in Bay City, Michigan.
She did not appear in court yesterday and is currently presenting her movie W.E. at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).