Madonna Opens Up About Emotional Adoption Journey As She Covers People Magazine


59-year-old superstar Madonna is sharing a bit of her private life on the cover of People Magazine with four of her kids – David, 11, Mercy, 11, and 5-year-old twins Estere and Stella, who were all adopted.

Read excerpts:


On the public’s reception when she adopted David Banda: Every newspaper said I kidnapped him. In my mind, I was thinking, ‘Wait a minute. I’m trying to save somebody’s life. Why are you all s—-ing on me right now?’ I did everything by the book. That was a real low point for me. I would cry myself to sleep.

On what she was told by Malawi officials: (I was told) I was not capable of raising a child. The way I was treated — that sexist behavior — was ridiculous.”

On life after adopting Estere and Stella: It’s like they’ve always been here.


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