Madonna Converts Jesus
Singer's young paramour turns to Kabbalah
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 13, 2009 9:03 AM CST
Madonna performs in 1985. The nude photo of her that was recently auctioned off for $37,500 was from her "struggling dancer" days in 1979--she was reportedly only paid $25 for the session.   (AP Photo/Barry Sweet, file)
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(Newser) – Madonna boytoy Jesus Luz, once a strict Catholic, is converting to Judaism. The Brazilian model, currently bewitched by the Kabbalah-practicing Material Girl, joined an online Kabbalah community and updated his website to reflect the change, the Mirror reports. But his “family are very traditional and quite religious so this news is sure to come as something of a shock,” a source says.

Why the dramatic change? “Jesus is totally taken with Madonna and is slightly in awe of her,” the source says of the 22-year-old. “Quite simply he can't get enough, and finds her utterly compelling.” There’s at least one other person who might feel similarly—the anonymous buyer who recently bought a 1979 nude photo of Madonna for $37,500, BBC reports.