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Photos of Madonna With Stella McCartney in London, Mercy's Father Wants to Support His Daughter

Madonna Has a Girls Night While Mercy's Dad Speaks Out

Madonna headed out to dinner at Cecconi's in London last night with her friend Stella McCartney, who helped console the heartbroken singer. Madonna's failed adoption of 3-year-old Mercy in Malawi last week must still be a bit of a shock, though she already has the support of loved ones like Guy Richie. Now seemingly out of nowhere, Mercy's young biological father emerged saying he didn't know his daughter was alive and that he wants to support her. Madonna was under the impression the child was an orphan so this must be another devastating blow and could make her appeal more difficult.


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NickyV NickyV 6 years
you sound so sweet!...maybe too sweet to be sticking up for madonna. by the sounds of it she'd eat you for dinner!
gidigirl gidigirl 6 years
Aging gracefully is fine... I wish she hadn't tinkered with her face so much..
gidigirl gidigirl 6 years
Aging gracefully is fine...I wish she hadn't tinkered with her face so much..
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 6 years
...gee so many haters. =( She's just trying to save a baby. And the baby's father can obviously NOT care for the child. and most importantly.... It's okay to age! =) Don't be so hard on aging people, girls.
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 6 years
...gee so many haters. =(She's just trying to save a baby.And the baby's father can obviously NOT care for the child.and most importantly....<b>It's okay to age! =) Don't be so hard on aging people, girls.
Ginger Ginger 6 years
Mercy's mother's relatives even agree that he didn't know Mercy was alive. They still hold a grudge and would rather hand her off to Madonna than let the father have a chance, which is pretty messed up. They are the ones who sent to the orphanage in the first place. From People: "Mwandida's parents were furious that I had messed up their daughter. They caused hell for me so I left town. "I am afraid to approach her family because of what I did to their daughter, but I will see what I can do." However, Mercy's surviving relatives - who have approved her adoption by the American pop superstar - are furious with his reappearance. Her uncle Peter Baneti said: "Where was he all this time? He wasn't there when his girlfriend was pregnant, he didn't even attend Mwandida's funeral when she died eight days after giving birth to Mercy. We don't think he even knew she had a baby." Another uncle, John Ngalande, added: "If he cared he should have attempted to find out the fate of his daughter. We can't accept him coming into Mercy's life simply because she is now famous. We are angry with this boy."
Ginger Ginger 6 years
Mercy's mother's relatives even agree that he didn't know Mercy was alive. They still hold a grudge and would rather hand her off to Madonna than let the father have a chance, which is pretty messed up. They are the ones who sent to the orphanage in the first place.From People:"Mwandida's parents were furious that I had messed up their daughter. They caused hell for me so I left town. "I am afraid to approach her family because of what I did to their daughter, but I will see what I can do."However, Mercy's surviving relatives - who have approved her adoption by the American pop superstar - are furious with his reappearance. Her uncle Peter Baneti said: "Where was he all this time? He wasn't there when his girlfriend was pregnant, he didn't even attend Mwandida's funeral when she died eight days after giving birth to Mercy. We don't think he even knew she had a baby."Another uncle, John Ngalande, added: "If he cared he should have attempted to find out the fate of his daughter. We can't accept him coming into Mercy's life simply because she is now famous. We are angry with this boy."
nguidjol nguidjol 6 years
Nothing good has come out of this. Those who bitch and complain about this didn't even know where Malawi was or even heard of Malawi before she adopted David. What's wrong with her wanting to give a chance to this child. Her father abandoned her before and will probably do it again. Most African countries do not have law that force fathers to take care of their children or pay child support. So they can just disappear and one day show up and say i didn't know my child was alive. That's a lame excuse, how could he not know?
nguidjol nguidjol 6 years
Nothing good has come out of this. Those who bitch and complain about this didn't even know where Malawi was or even heard of Malawi before she adopted David. What's wrong with her wanting to give a chance to this child. Her father abandoned her before and will probably do it again. Most African countries do not have law that force fathers to take care of their children or pay child support. So they can just disappear and one day show up and say i didn't know my child was alive. That's a lame excuse, how could he not know?
tuscanstellina tuscanstellina 6 years
I wonder if the father's situation is any better to where he can properly take care of her? I sure hope so.
wackydeli wackydeli 6 years
before people talk shit about Mercys father i think you should realize that things are different in other parts of the world.i doubt he could just pop online and do a google search to see how his daughter was doing and it sounds like the mothers family did not like him and when she passed away had let him think Mercy had as well.he didnt say he wanted money or anything ,he sounds like a person whos excited to discover his child is alive when he had thought she was dead. do you think orphanages in africa have facebook pages? how was he to know? i think something good has come out of madonna trying to adopt this child.she has found her father and can know grow up in her homeland with her culture and family.isnt that what everyone wants? well besides madonna who just wanted a trophy to sit in between her grammy awards.
wackydeli wackydeli 6 years
before people talk shit about Mercys father i think you should realize that things are different in other parts of the world.i doubt he could just pop online and do a google search to see how his daughter was doing and it sounds like the mothers family did not like him and when she passed away had let him think Mercy had as well.he didnt say he wanted money or anything ,he sounds like a person whos excited to discover his child is alive when he had thought she was dead. do you think orphanages in africa have facebook pages? how was he to know?i think something good has come out of madonna trying to adopt this child.she has found her father and can know grow up in her homeland with her culture and family.isnt that what everyone wants? well besides madonna who just wanted a trophy to sit in between her grammy awards.
lickety-split lickety-split 6 years
"snatch a baby"? that child would be WAY better off with madonna than she is in an orphanage. she has a grandmother who wants to support her "at some point" in the future, a dad who didn't even know she was alive? please, how much effort did either of these people put forth for mercy before it became public that mercy was going to be adopted. they want MONEY. sickening.
Ginger Ginger 6 years
Rather than wallow in self pity because she her efforts to snatch another baby from Malawi have been slowed down, why doesn't she do something useful? Maybe volunteer her time or name to help Italian earthquake victims, or one of a billion other good causes.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 6 years
"Discovering my daughter is alive is a miracle," says Kambewa, who thought she had died in childbirth with her mother. "I bear no grudge against Madonna. But I am Mercy's father and I want her to stay with me. God will take care of us." there you go, sorry no nefarious intentions there.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 6 years
"Discovering my daughter is alive is a miracle," says Kambewa, who thought she had died in childbirth with her mother. "I bear no grudge against Madonna. But I am Mercy's father and I want her to stay with me. God will take care of us." there you go, sorry no nefarious intentions there.
amloveaffair amloveaffair 6 years
I'm sure some tabloid went and found her father so this could happen.
ilanac13 ilanac13 6 years
here's the question though - Mercy is 3 years old and the father is just coming out of the woodwork now? i'm not sure what the motivation there is....it's always good for the child to be with their biological parents if that's something that's good for everyone, but it seems like he didn't even know that his child was alive - that can't be good. i'm sure that if this situation doesn't work out then madonna will figure something else out...
ilanac13 ilanac13 6 years
here's the question though - Mercy is 3 years old and the father is just coming out of the woodwork now? i'm not sure what the motivation there is....it's always good for the child to be with their biological parents if that's something that's good for everyone, but it seems like he didn't even know that his child was alive - that can't be good.i'm sure that if this situation doesn't work out then madonna will figure something else out...
nguidjol nguidjol 6 years
he didn't know his daughter was alive and that he wants to support her. What a fucking liar! And why would she help him reunite with his daughter?
nguidjol nguidjol 6 years
he didn't know his daughter was alive and that he wants to support her.What a fucking liar! And why would she help him reunite with his daughter?
jenwils jenwils 6 years
Madonna's just upset she didn't get her way for once in her life. If she really loved the child she could set up an 18 month residency in Malawi to qualify for adoption.
jaan_black jaan_black 6 years
her face is falling off
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