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Madonna's Marriage Strained Over Adoption

Madonna's Marriage Strained Over Adoption

Apparently adoption laws in Africa are not the only thing standing in the way of Madonna adopting another child from Malawi. Madonna's husband, Guy Ritchie, is not a fan of the idea either. Guy loves their new little one, David Banda, but does not love the media attention surrounding another adoption and would rather spend his time concentrating on his newly enlarged family. Here's more:

She drove the whole adoption process on from start to finish and Guy was left trailing in her slipstream just nodding and going along with things,” a source told the U.K. publication, The People. “Guy doesn’t want to go through all the media attention again which he hates. Although he loves little David [Banda, the African boy the couple adopted] as his own, he thinks they should be both concentrating on their own relationship at this time, not adding a new one.

Whatever they decide to do, we hope the whole family ends up happy. More pics of Madonna leaving the gym on Tuesday in London, so







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herbiefrog herbiefrog 10 years
...and somehow it's not enough... either cant see any reason not to maybe work withll aaaand whatever
tabloidprincess tabloidprincess 10 years
I don't know. I agree with all of you. (sigh)
brokenhalo brokenhalo 10 years
OMG this post is giving me serious deja vu! She is such an Angelina wannabe!!!
Luna13 Luna13 10 years
whatever we feel for madonna that child will benefit hugely if he is adopted! the child should be the main priority now not the media attention or madonna herself.
stone_soup stone_soup 10 years
Guy Ritchie is definitely not as high-profile as Madonna. He's publicity-shy. Probably uncomfortable with all the attention. ______________________________________________ I must say, adolescence is one hell of a ride!
DarlingDA DarlingDA 10 years
I don't think you can demand to keep the public out of your business when you go on various television shows and reveal intimate details about yourself, like Madonna did. You see some stars on TV only when they're promoting a movie (like Scarlett Johansson) and others seem to be constantly in the spotlight, in magazines or on television (I'm talking about legitimate interviews, like on Oprah or in People, not papparrazi shots), despite no new work to promote. Also, weren't there pictures of an assistant picking David up from Africa while she went to the gym? I know it's possible the pictures of her going to the gym were from a different time or day, but I definitely did not see her with the assistant that was picking up David, despite the many pictures of the assistant and David getting on the plane. It seems if she could not live without him, she'd spend every possible minute with hm.
herbiefrog herbiefrog 10 years
my baby... ? take no notice who cares what he thinks? what to say next? what a cow? does that help...hide...? more please babe : )
pattyo pattyo 10 years
Please....who cares what Madonna does. I actually like her and I grew up listening to her music. Whatever she does and who she her freaking business. At least she is sharing her wealth! If Madonna really wanted to, she could be a selfish woman and not care what her fans or the public thought thinks about her. Let the woman live her life and do what she wants to do in her personal life!
Ginger Ginger 10 years
How long do you think she would stay in England if she and Richie broke up?
pink_magnetism pink_magnetism 10 years
I think it's fine she chooses to live in England. Just because you were born and raised in one country, doesn't mean you're not allowed to live somewhere else.
notoriousrem_22 notoriousrem_22 10 years
i love madonna...her and guy seem like really good parents, i hope they can work everything for living in england, why wouldnt she? many people dont want to raise their children in the us cuz this society glorifies we live to work in other parts of the world they work to live, the us isnt all its cracked up to be...i feel very blessed to have been born here but i would never raise a family here either... "stay far from timid, only make moves when your hearts in it and live the phrase sky's the limit."
infraspinatus infraspinatus 10 years
i hope they work it out, they're an interesting couple...well mainly cuz they've lasted alot longer than anyone would have thought
JessNess JessNess 10 years
I kind of feel that the kid will see more of nanny then he will of Madonna. I dont mind celebrities adopting from other countries then our own I like to go to overseas places- like Canada! -Britney Spears
sweettooth sweettooth 10 years
for some reason i think she's sincere. the media isn't always kind to madonna. i wish folks would focus on the fact that this child is definitely going to have a better life in the madonna ritchie household than in an orphanage!
JessNess JessNess 10 years
nyarce- actually I can understand her not wanting to live in the United States (ignoring politics and everything)She wants to keep her kids away from the Hollywood game (even though they are super spoiled) HEr husband is from England. Maybe she feels more comfortable in England. I know that when I went to London I knew that I would love to live there more than I do here. SOme people are just more comfortable in other settings.Maybe she wanted to start her life over and forget about what she did in the past and be a more positive image for her kids. My point is that we will never know the true reason why she would rather live in England then the U.S and I really think know one has the right to give her crap about it. Now if you want to give her crap about collecting kids by all means go ahead. I thought that she really wanted to help kids but I think she should spend time with her new kid before getting another one. Angie Jolie at least had time between her adopted kids. I like to go to overseas places- like Canada! -Britney Spears
bluejeanie bluejeanie 10 years
i like madonna, i hope everything works out between them.
sashak sashak 10 years
I have always thought that they were an odd couple. The pics of Guy & little David are unbelievealby cute! I hope they something out.
paigesweetkisses paigesweetkisses 10 years
I'm glad that he's standing up to her & letting her know what he thinks about it.. she really does need to cool it & take care of the child she JUST adopted.
SaRaH-22 SaRaH-22 10 years
I wishe she would just go away!
nyarce nyarce 10 years
Madonna Schmadonna ... who cares about her ... she is stale like year old bread. Again so happy the adoption trend in underprivilaged countries is going to dwindle because of this. I do not think it is right to use a child to get media attention like that. Sorry, but she doesn't strike me that selfless enough to do something like that out of the "kindness of her heart". Plus she really pisses me off ... moves to England or whatever and won't come back to America (she has mentioned that a few times ... about how she much prefers it there to raise her children and like the lifestyle a lot better etc) ... meanwhile the woman started the whole whoremovement in the U.S. to begin with and is now all keeping her kids far away from the U.S. ... I am sure she doesn't keep a copy of her "sex book" on her coffee table either. Okay, end of rant! *nance*
lemuse20 lemuse20 10 years
Thank goodness that -someone- can stop her from dragging another kiddo to her palace, sheesh.
sanantonio sanantonio 10 years
I think it would be hard to be married to her. She seems like a really big diva. And she likes to be in controll. It's amazing he has lasted this long with her.
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
Yikes. I hope they figure it all out for the sake of their kids.
tabloidprincess tabloidprincess 10 years
I wonder what Madonna thinks about Britney now.
nyarce nyarce 10 years
JessNess ... everytime I see that line ... "I like to go to overseas places - like Canada! ... I lose it ... LMFAO! *nance*
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