Malawi’s high court today said the Material Girl can adopt a second child from that impoverished African nation. The ruling overturns a lower court’s decision.
Chief Justice Lovemore Munlo, reading the three-judge panel’s ruling, also said the singer’s commitment to helping disadvantaged children should have been taken into account when deciding on Madonna’s request to adopt 3-year-old Chifundo “Mercy” James, says the Associated press.
Madonna founded the Raising Malawi charity, which helps feed and educate Malawian orphans, many of whom lost parents to AIDS.
Critics have accused Madonna’s of using her fame and fortune to buy children from one of he world’s poorest countries.
Her lawyer, Alan Chinula, told AP Madonna was excited after the court win.
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