Madge Upset About Left African Child

- By Bossip Staff

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Madonna and daughter Lourdes are a little perturbed at the fact they left Africa without another baby:

Madonna devastated after officials blocked her adoption of a 3-year-old girl from Malawi, telling aides, “it’s not right.” The Material Girl, who is now back in London, even referred to Chifundo (Mercy) James as “my little girl” before heading home, Australia’s Herald Sun newspaper reports. “I can’t believe I’m leaving my beautiful baby behind,” she said. “It’s not right. I love that baby girl … she needs to be with me.” Madonna’s daughter Lourdes was reportedly heartbroken that her mom was barred from the adoption. The 50-year-old pop icon looked downcast after spending her final hours with Mercy, the child a judge blocked her from adopting last week, before jetting out of the country.

“Madonna spent some time with Mercy; she looked sad. But Lourdes, who had clicked with the little girl, looked devastated,” a staffer at the Kumbali Lodge where Madonna had been staying, told People magazine. Anne Chikhwaza, director of the Kondanani Children’s Village, took the girl back to the orphanage, the staffer said. The recently divorced singer has already filed an appeal of the court ruling that found her not eligible to adopt the girl because she hasn’t lived in Malawi. Madonna had hoped to make Mercy her second child from Malawi, where she adopted her son David in 2006.

Sorry, maybe next trip. SMH


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  • Badriya Moon

    very very sad

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  • Yvonne

    Why don’t Madonna adopt an Africian-American baby in the United States.

    There are a lot of black babies here that would love to be adopted into a better lifestyle and she wouldn’t have to go through all the red-tape.

  • Just a Thought

    The family of the litle girl she is looking to adopt wants to get custody of her. She needs to respect their rights, and stop fronting like this desire to “save” an african child any anything more than paternalistic racism in sheep’s clothing. She is not entitled to adopt a child in VIOLATION of a country’s laws, even if said country broke the law the first go round. Also, she obviously is not about really helping a child so much a fulfilling a whim, given her desire to exploit a poor country to get the latest celebrity accessory, an exotic adoptee.

  • thegossipmoral

    Madonna needs to stop buying babies:

  • hotmilfchocolate


    now lil’ mercy will avoid all of the INEVITABLE comparisons to zahara jolie-pitt.

    thank god.

  • Come on People

    Well, if she truely loves the child and wants the child she could try living there for 18 months…lol. I think it would benefit the child considering that she will know what the child has truely went through and what she needs to do to truely connect, instead of giving the child what she assumes the child needs.

  • mel

    well hell if i had that type of loot i wouldn’t want to be stuck in a third world country either!!! ah ha!!! point is…there aren’t any other folks willing to step up and try to adopt this child? or am i mistaken? she can adopt me any time. does it count if im only half black? wait a minute if you have a drop of black blood in you that means you’re black all the way!!! give me a ring madonna!!!!

  • VanGogh

    alwals should be “always”

  • diva in training

    @ Come on people

    I cosign, if Madonna loves this child so much, she would go to live in Malawi for the 18 months and learn about the child’s culture, instead of dragging the child to london and forcing Madonna’s corrupt values on her. furthermore, Madonna needs to get her own personal life in check before she invites more children into it.

  • Princess

    when that little girl grows up (if she survives) and learned that she was saved from a life of private jets and mansions with actual bathrooms, she is gonna thanks the judge with an AK47.

  • yx

    How lovely! She reminds me the sister of one of my friends with whom I began to date from the H O T site called *************tallmeet

    …COM …….

  • Jay

    Madonna could have provided this child a good life. This is sad some petty politics put before the good of a child.

  • ArmyWife

    We need to be fostering and adopting our own kids. Stop hating on Madonna and do your part. If you have a home and are able to provide a stable home do it! I live in England right now but when I get back I will continue to foster OUR children!

  • funny gal

    The girl is an orphan for god’s sake!!! Life can’t be better in an orphanage! WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH PEOPLE!!!

  • copelli21

    If Madonna can give this child a stable home and meet the requirements laid out by the Malawi gov’t then she should be able to adopt this child.

    Is it better that the little girl languish in an orphanage just because Madonna is white?

    And I really hate to say this, but I don’t see black celebs adopting black American children or African children, so maybe people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.

    It’s not about celebrity, it’s sbout giving children in less fortunate circumstances a chance…an opportunity for a better life.

    And if Madonna or Angelina or whomever can and are willing to do this, then more power to them.

  • Cassie

    they better not tel this kid that madonna tried to save her but they said o. she will go banannas

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