Madonna`s bid to adopt her second child from Malawi was delayed until Friday amid growing concerns and opposition from the child`s family and charities.
The 50-year-old singer appeared before a judge in a closed hearing on Monday in the Lilongwe for about an hour, The Associated Press reports.
"The court adjourned the proceedings to Friday to give the judge enough time to write his ruling," said assistant court registrar Thomson Ligowe.
Madonna wants to adopt Mercy James, an orphaned 3-year-old girl, whom she met during a visit in 2006. Mercy`s grandmother, Lucy Chekechiwa, is reportedly opposed to the adoption, accusing the Material Mom of "stealing" her granddaughter. "Why...
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