Madonna requests Malawi court to let her adopt a daughter

March 31st, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI  

Madonna London, March 31 (ANI): Madonna recently appeared before a Malawi court with her request that she be allowed to adopt a second African orphan.

The Queen of Pop, who adopted three-year-old David Banda from the country in 2006, pleaded to Lilongwe’s High Court to let her take home four-year-old Mercy James, whose teenage mother died three years ago.

Sources have revealed that the singer told Judge Esmie Chombo that she was a “deeply loving mother”, and would care for Mercy as her own child, reports the Sun.

The hearing was adjourned for a ruling on whether to grant a temporary custody order to the megastar, who was wrapped in a black dress, white Panama hat and small heels.

Madonna will next appear in court for the ongoing adoption process on April 3. (ANI)

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