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Madonna to Malawi Officials: Let's Party!

4/4/2009 1:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

MadonnaMadonna is throwing a party in Malawi which is the oddest response to being told you're unfit to adopt, or it's a brilliant last ditch effort to influence the appeal process.

Government officials and staff members of Raising Malawi charity are on the guest list for the event, along with traditional dancers. No word if the judge who denied Madge will attend.

Madonna's lawyer said she will appeal Friday's judgment that she could not adopt a 3-year-old girl because she had not been a resident in Malawi.

This massive party looks like the start of her appeal, at least socially.


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HauteCoutureDiva    

How great for Madge! Party, even when life throws you lemons.

2027 days ago
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Annie    

She's not gonna leave there w/o some kind of commotion for her. You know she wouldn't leave quietly with "REJECTED" stamped on her forehead.

2027 days ago
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tard in the hood    

SUCCUBUS!!! SUCCUBUS!!! SUCCUBUS!!!

2027 days ago
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darl    

also, i heard from the same person that this party was planned for a week now, it was supposed to be the party of joy for the adoption, but now its just the party to try to forget the bad news from yesterday, and hopefully she can put it outside of her head for one night and just let go.

2027 days ago
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Yikes!    

Madonna was not rejected as unfit but rather because she's not meeting the residency requirements. When friends of ours wanted to adopt Chinese girls for very good reasons, each time they were required to spend a week in each girl's village to meet the government's requirements for international adoption. Perhaps Madonna could follow her friend Rosie's fine example and adopt an American child. They come in all colors and are just as worthy.

2027 days ago
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Madisyn    

I guarantee, Madonna is NOT leaving that country without that child! She justed hasn't bribed the right officials yet!

2027 days ago
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Victoria    

No one defeats Madonna. This is just a phoney delay to show the officials will not bend unless she works really hard to show she has not brought off the country.

Building one room schools and a one room hospital with a dirt floor is not what people think of in the U.S. when you hear Madonna is pumping millions into the country. The amount of money she paid her personal trainer to go along would support 1,000 children. What about moving all those exercise machines she brought along with her?

I've seen 3rd world schools there is no gym or computer rooms.

2027 days ago
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seamus burke    

"You see, this is my life! It always will be! Nothing else! Just us, the cameras, and those wonderful people out there in the dark!... All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up."
What a tired old hag.

2027 days ago
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xcalibur    

AT LEAST SHE'S GIVING MALAWI ORPHANS JOBS.. JUST SAYIN!

2027 days ago
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TragicallyHip    

Oh what basis is Madonna going to appeal this?

She doesn't meet the residency requirement, full stop, end of story.

The bigger question is why was the residency requirement waived for the first adoption and was that in fact legal.

2027 days ago
11.

AL    

Childs mother is passed on, childs father is indifferent, grandmother (who is raising the child) will be dead in a few years.
Local egos' are not more important then the feelings, happiness, soul... or what ever you call it of this little girl. Turning down the help of this western pig is the right thing to do, if you want her to have what most malawians have, a limited existance. I hope madonna spends whatever she has to... while your at it bitch, help an American kid.

2027 days ago
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filmguy    

Madge is, like Jolie, trying to vicariously relive and retroactively correct her screwed-up childhood, but she needs to quit throwing money into that silly ass red string cult and adopt kids HERE and put money into charities for poor kids HERE.

2027 days ago
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Dominatrix Dee    

This celebration was scheduled ahead of this trip and before the adoption was denied. To cancel it because she was not granted the adoption would be petty and inappropriate. As the professional Madonna is, the show will go on - despite her disappointment.

2027 days ago
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flower    

If Madonna really wants to adopt this child she should just abide by the residency law. This would prove that she is willing to do whatever it takes to become the child's parent, and would give the Malawi government time to assess her suitability. Parenting involves sacrifice -- something I doubt Madonna has had to do very often.
I am so sick of celebrities who think they can use their money and status to get whatever they want. I hope the Malawi government stands by it's decision -- children are not for sale!

2027 days ago
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kathi    

Can You say BRIBE!!.......lol....

2027 days ago
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