Seen here in Malawi this morning wearing.. camouflage pants and army boots? (Well played, Ambassador Madonna), the pop star’s attempt to adopt a four-year-old Malawian girl, Mercy, was delayed by a judge today who pushed the adoption hearing to Friday. The AP reports:
Some child advocacy groups say the 50-year-old pop star’s plans to adopt a young Malawian girl have been fast-tracked because of Madonna’s money and status. One accused her of acting like a rich “bully.”
Meanwhile, a coalition of non-governmental organizations held a press conference in the capital, Lilongwe, criticizing the pop star’s latest adoption application.
“Mercy James is a child who has her extended close family members alive and we urge Madonna to assist the child from right here,” a statement from the coalition said.
Mabvuto Bamusi, the coalition’s national co-ordinator, said they were asking the court to uphold the country’s laws and to “fully” assess Madonna’s second adoption bid.
You know what? How about Madonna and Angelina, and apparently Fergie now, all have to put the adopting on hold until we handle more dire child problems here in America first? I’m talking safe homes for all the Octo-kids, and the Duggar family is completely sterilized. Or at least half of them are taught the birth canal isn’t a cannon for Jesus. I’m willing to compromise.