adoption

UK NEWS: MADONNA ADOPTION MUSICAL PERFORMED AT THE EDINBURGH FRINGE

Via BBC News A musical about pop star Madonna’s attempts to adopt a young African girl is being performed at the Edinburgh Fringe by a Malawian cast. The 50-year-old star is portrayed in the play Mercy Madonna of Malawi by a black male actor in a blonde wig One of the performers, Shombi Banda, 29, claims he was heckled by the star when he performed for her in Malawi. He said she responded to a play about the African cultural identity by []

PIC: MADONNA POSES WITH MERCY

Photograph: REUTERS  Pop star Madonna holds Mercy, the little girl who she desperatly wants to adopt. The singer’s agent released this photograph to the media several days ago.   So many thoughts ran through my head when I first spotted this photograph yesterday. Here are four of those thoughts. 1) They could have at least waited until Mercy was awake before taking  this  photograph. 2) The expression on that little boy’s face is priceless. 3) Madonna sitting amongst the “natives” and cradling a child  just reminds me []

CHARITY ACCUSES MADONNA OF STAGING ‘A PUPPY PARADE’ AS SHE SEEKS TO ADOPT AGAIN

Via The Sunday Mirror Madonna was yesterday accused by the leading children’s charity of conducting a “puppy parade” over her plan to adopt a second child from Malawi. The singer is due to arrive in the African country tomorrow in an attempt to adopt a four-year-old girl called Mercy James. But Save The Children says orphans should be cared for by their extended family or community and that taking them abroad is “not a solution.” Spokesman Dominic Nutt said: “What Madonna is doing []