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Children's Org to Madonna: Leave the Kids Alone!

3/28/2009 11:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

MadonnaMadonna's efforts to adopt another child are seriously under fire by a British organization that says she needs to ease up on the whole "give a kid a chance" thing.

According to a statement released by Save the Children UK, Madonna may be sending the wrong message by going through with her plans to adopt a second child from the poor African country, Malawi. A welfare official and a person involved in the adoption proceedings said the singer plans to adopt a 4-year-old girl.

The org believes Madonna's actions may unintentionally feed more interest into the criminal adoption industry in Malawi. Madonna faced criticism during the adoption of her son David Banda in 2008 after she allegedly circumvented the traditional two year waiting period by using her money and influence.

Some people may think buying people is wrong ... but everyone agrees that living with Madonna would be way worse.

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ACWILL    

HELLO!!!! IS ANYONE PAYING ATTENTION? MADONNA IS DATING YOUNG BOYS, AND NOW ADOPTING THEM. ANY PSYCHS OUT THERE? WHERE'S JUDGE JUDY?

1962 days ago
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mar    

Ok, I understand, but why is Madonna the problem and Angelina Jolie not? I mean they're doing the same thing right?

2004 days ago
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Ice Water    

Will someone please tell this bitch that her 15 years of fame are up and we're all really tired of her. She's no longer newsworthy. Actually, she never WAS but she's too old and ugly for anyone to care anymore.

2004 days ago
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QE2    

I don't get this. Angelina Jolie has adopted many times as an unmarrried woman, although not from Malawi. As for Save the Children , maybe the ease with which Madonna can use money and influence to speed up the process is a good thing and will bring more attention to the criminal adoption issue (porbably child sex-slaves). Clearly whatever laws (and enforcement) Malawi has in place now regarding adoptions are not effective if criminal "adoptions" are such a significant issue.

2003 days ago
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blk-wido    

There are no more orphans left to adopt in these United States?

2003 days ago
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X    

No longer newsworthy? She still makes music, and is still good enough for Britney to completely copy her...so yeah.

She has more talent in her big toe than most musicians will ever have.

And #2, you are completely right, people just love to hate on Madonna. Oooo she has veiny arms, wow! At least she is going to the gym and working hard to be fit, how is that something to make fun of?

"It's funny how everybody mentions my name...but they're never very nice. I took it- just about everything except my own advice. Was it all worth it? And how did I earn it? Nobody's perfect...I guess I deserve it." -Madonna "How High"

2003 days ago
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Michael Jackson's Voice    

Go to youtube and type in phxgeigers2 to see the most funny video pariody of the Chris Brown Rihanna fight... I couldnt stop laughing!!
MADONNA as anyones mom is frightening enough! RUN children..... RUNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN!

2003 days ago
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Kat    

I think Madonna has achieved a lot for herself in her life, but i don't think her life is exactly a stable envirnonment to be adopting more children, what's up with the boy toy being around her kids he's young enought to be her daughters boyfriend, Maybe she should get her life in order before she brings any more kids to her life, there are a lot more stable families out there who can offer just as good a life if not better without stange men coming in and out of their lives. Kids are not a hobby.

2003 days ago
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hotpink    

I have to agree, arent there plenty of kids right here in the US that need a good home? Maybe Madonna is controverisal, but I guarantee she can provide enough of what any child would need, for the rest of their life.

2003 days ago
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ilovetheshowmadmen    

the phony Kaballah crap should be enough to scare all countries away.. it just sucks that money talks.. let's see, this would be #4... and no child has the same father.... well, that must be why she can't stay with one man.. it eases her own guilt

2003 days ago
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Kathy in Memphis    

Madonna will be 70 when the kid graduates highschool. I can't believe someone wakes up at age 50 and sayd, " I want to adopt kids from africa".... If she wants to make a better statement and stand out better than weird angelia jolie, than help out the hundreds of thousands of starving kids in the USA!! When is someone gonna support our kids here???

2003 days ago
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Michael Madsen    

If Madonna's so enamored with kids why doesn't she adopt Michael Jackson... plenty'O action at his house.

2003 days ago
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Richard    

yes

2003 days ago
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friend    

Madonna is a child molester ! she is a pedophile that just so happens to be a woman. celebrities with enough money seem to skate by public examination.

2003 days ago
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pam    

People don't adopt from the USA because the laws here make it too easy for the biological parents or other relatives to take the child back. I have watched more than one friend's heart break after the courts returned a child to a biological mother or grandmother. Besides, is there really a better reason to use your money and influence than to rescue a child from a life of poverty and disease?

2003 days ago
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