By Kevin Kayhart For Dailymail.com
Published: 05:08 GMT, 11 January 2023 | Updated: 23:35 GMT, 11 January 2023 Ladies Riding Coat
Madonna put on an edgy display in a new Instagram video in which she wore a shirt referencing a 'boyfriend' while horseback riding with her children in Kenya.
The 64-year-old pop icon, who only just got back in the saddle again after nearly a 15-year absence following a nasty fall resulting in several broken bones, showcased a blue-and-white striped shirt reading 'My boyfriend is out of town' over the chest.
The sold-out Wahine shirt, which normal runs for $125 from the brand, features a phrase that is widely printed on joke shirts.
The playful display comes months after the Material Girl was seen kissing and cuddling up with the male model Andrew Darnell.
Going solo: Madonna, 64, wore a shirt reading 'My boyfriend is out of town' while on a horse-riding trip with family in Kenya, she revealed in an Instagram video
Sources told Page Six that Madonna and Darnell were seen 'cuddling' and kissing together over the Labor Day weekend in September of last year.
'They were definitely smooching. She and Andrew were being very openly affectionate all night, snuggling and cuddling in the booth,' a source claimed.
The two previously touched tongues with a steamy kiss on the cover of Paper Magazine in August 2022.
However, it's not known if the two continued a relationship or if they are still together.
New love? The playful display comes months after the Material Girl was seen kissing and cuddling up with the male model Andrew Darnell
Hot and heavy: Sources told Page Six that Madonna and Darnell were seen 'cuddling' and kissing together over the Labor Day weekend in September of last year
In an added touch of both artistry and cross promotion, the legendary pop superstar shared the edited clip of her horse-riding outing on her social media platform with a snippet from her song Hold Tight (2015), which is full of inspirational lyrics that talk of being strong and triumphing through tough times.
The video appears to have been shot during Madonna's family vacation in Kenya, which is in East Africa.
The clip a couple shots showing the vast open area, which is then followed by the first look at singer-songwriter's group who are all on horseback.
Right from the beginning, there are mesmerizing synthesizer sounds from Hold Tight, which is a single from the Rebel Heart (2015) album.
And by the time she could be heard delivering her first vocals viewers get their first look at Madonna on her horse from behind.
In the dark: However, it's not known if the two continued a relationship or if they are still together
Fashion sense: Madonna could be seen decked out in a striped dress shirt with black pants and a matching helmet in many of the clips from her new Instagram video of her trip in Kenya
Family holiday: Off the top, there are a couple shots showing the vast open area, which is then followed by the first look at singer-songwriter's group who are all on horseback
Promo mode: Right from the beginning, there are memorizing synthesizer sounds from Madonna's song Hold Tight, which is a single from the Rebel Heart (2015) album
Star of the show: Eventually, the video has a few close-ups of Madonna, from the side, showing her wearing a black helmet over her strawberry blonde locks, a blue jacket and black pants
Aftercan trip: Now wearing a blue jacket, the pop superstar is seen in many of the shots that also seem to include some of her six children
'Hold tight, as long as you're by my side - Hold tight, everything's gonna be alright,' she can be heard singing, as the clip shows her sand her horse stepping up in speed.
Hold Tight is a mid-tempo pop song, incorporating military drums, atmospheric keyboards, and flourishes of electronics in its instrumentation.
Lyrically, the song talks about love triumphing through tough times, with a message of holding onto one another and being strong.
Inspirational lyrics: Various snippets of Hold Tight, and its inspirational lyrics, continue to play throughout the clip
Back riding: Madonna hadn't had very many rides on horseback ever since she was thrown off a horse in 2005, resulting in her suffering several broken bones
Family matters: At least one of Madonna's adopted twins: Estere and Stelle, 10, were showcased in the video
Eventually, the video has a few close-ups of Madonna, from the side, showing her wearing a black helmet over her strawberry blonde locks, a blue jacket and black pants.
'Only love, only love tonight - Like stars, we're burning so bright - Hold tight, everything's gonna be alright,' she sings while the shots continue to hold on the pop superstar.
The images go back and forth between the Papa Don't Preach star and her fellow-riders, that appear to include some of her six children, as she sings: 'Everything's gonna - Everything's gonna - Everything's gonna.'
The clip also shows Madonna horseback-riding while wearing a striped dress shirt, black pants, and that very same black helmet.
Bundling up: The legendary singer-songwriter added a blue jack to her ensemble in a sequence of clips
Helmet cam: Some images showed the family from behind as the horses picked up speed
Gorgeous: Herds of animal can be seen at various points in the clip, including giraffe
Madonna is the proud mother of six children, four of which - David, 17, Mercy 16, and identical twins Estere and Stelle, 10, were adopted from the Republic of Malawi in the Southeastern part of Africa.
She also has a daughter Lourdes, 26, who she shares with ex-partner Carlos Leon, and a son Rocco, 22, from her marriage with Guy Ritchie.
Madonna had steered away from horseback-riding after a serious accident more than 15 years ago, when she was thrown from her horse on her 47th birthday.
She ended up sustaining three broken ribs, a fractured collarbone and fractured hand from the fall back in 2005.
'Back in the saddle where I belong!' the seven-time Grammy winner captioned a video in April 2021 showing footage of herself enjoying some equine therapy. 'Never say never.'
Accident: Madonna had a nasty accident in 2005, where a horse throw her off, resulting in three broken ribs, a fractured collarbone and fractured hand
'Fly': At certain points the group picked up speed, which the Queen Of Pop highlighted in another series of photos
One area where the group took a break was dubbed, 'Heaven's Gate, in the Instagram post
'That was so fun!' she said after finishing her horseback-riding session, taking a bow and playfully showing off her biceps.
Madonna actually got back up on a horse for the first time after the fall for an episode of The Late Show with David Letterman many moths after the accident.
She would suffer minor injuries in another horse accident, while visiting a friend in South Hampton in 2009.
Admitted her record company was 'not very keen on the idea' of her riding horses, Madonna did confess to trying to enjoy the activity on occasion when she can squeeze in the time.
Family affair: It appears Madonna's son Rocco Ritchie, 22, took part in at least one of the horseback-riding adventures that was shown in the video
Family affair: It appears adopted son David Banda, 17, was also showcased in the horseback-riding video posted on Instagram
Black Riding Pants After ride: After posting the original horseback-riding video, Madonna took to her Instagram Stores and shared seven more images, including one of herself wrapped in a blanket with her strawberry blonde hair hanging low while wearing a hat