Despite today's earlier disappointment in her ongoing quest to adopt a Malawian orphan, Madonna is not giving up. She instructed her lawyer, Alan Chinula, today to file an appeal on the matter. There is no set date for further court action, but reports say that Madonna has had her eye on little 4-year-old Mercy James for over a year now, and is prepared to wait. If she really wants to take the girl home with her, she should settle down to wait nearby for about eighteen months, or the minimal residency requirement for international adoptions — which was the sticking point in today's court ruling — but we're not holding our breath. Meanwhile, continuing her public goodwill effort, Madonna visited a local village and even briefly took off her sunglasses. This would be a grand gesture if it only revealed her eyes without makeup, but the fact that it also betrayed even a hint of emotion, well, that's major, as they say in the U.K. Somebody get that woman a baby before she starts knitting, or worse, dressing her age!!
Most Viewed Stories
Yeezy Season 3 Was Like Dying and Going to Fuccboi Heaven
What Romance Really Means After 10 Years of Marriage
Kanye West Reportedly Sent Taylor Swift ‘Famous’ in Advance; She Did Not Give Her Approval, for Obvious Reasons
Donald Trump Nears 50 Percent in New National Poll As Marco Robot Powers Down
It Has Been a Very Long Time Since a Monologue Joke Bombed As Hard As the One Seth Meyers Tried Last Night
Bernie Sanders Dumped Momentum in the PBS Debate
A 56-Year-Old Sports Illustrated Model on Bikinis, Gray Hair, and Her ‘Roundy Tummy’
Relax, Kanye: You’ve Won Fashion, Music, Everything
Making Sense of Kanye West’s Surreal The Life of Pablo Madison Square Garden Event
Martin Shkreli Calls Kanye West’s Work Inspirational, Offers to Buy The Life of Pablo for $10 Million
Latest News from Daily Intelligencer30 Years Later, Missing Amnesiac Finds Himself
Solving one of the longest missing-persons cases ever to be solved.Mets Pitcher Jenrry Mejía Banned for Life After Third Positive Test for Performance-Enhancing Drugs
It was his third suspension in less than a year.Ivana Trump Suggests That Donald Can Only Be Replaced by 3 Men
The GOP front-runner's first wife weighs in on the presidential race.Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, and the Torture Primary
Commentary readers are not going to find out everything Max Boot knows.Why Is Bernie Dodging Questions About Whether He’d Expand Government?
Is that just an occupational hazard for a socialist?Eric Garner's Daughter Endorses Bernie Sanders In 4-Minute Ad
Black Lives Matter was once a "problem" for Bernie Sanders. Now it appears to be one of his strongest bases.Republican Debate Inviting Everybody But Gilmore
Gilmore Girls is coming back to television, but James Gilmore is not. How is that fair?Second White Guy Assaulted in Brooklyn by Man Calling Him ‘Cracka’
The cracka attacka strikes again.It Might Feel Like -20 Degrees This Weekend
The windchill is going to make an already cold weekend feel "crazy cold," says a meteorologist.New York’s Pro Soccer Club Unveils Redesigned Jersey by Showing Up at Fans’ Jobs
They thought they were being filmed for a documentary.
The ad was yanked, tossed, sacked — whatever you want to call it.Britain’s The Independent Is Closing Its Print Editions
It'll continue online.Congress Finally Finds Something to Agree On: Forced Labor, Child Slavery Bad
Closing an 85-year-old loophole.The NBA Inches Closer to Putting Ads on Uniforms
Will other leagues follow?Donald Trump Nears 50 Percent in New National Poll As Marco Robot Powers Down
That Trump-Sanders race everyone predicted is finally taking shape.Fresh Intelligence: NYPD Officer Convicted in Akai Gurley Case, Syria Cease-fire, and More
Our roundup of the stories, ideas, and memes you’ll be talking about today.What You Missed in the 6th Democratic Debate
The two candidates clashed over health care, Henry Kissinger, and whether Sanders is sufficiently loyal to Obama.Hillary Clinton Accuses Bernie Sanders of Sounding Like a Republican When He Talks About Obama
The implicit argument over Obama's legacy became explicit at Thursday night’s debate.Bernie Sanders Dumped Momentum in the PBS Debate
The candidates stayed in their corners in the racially tinged run-up to a primary where minority voters will decide the winner.Hillary Clinton Finally Addressed Sanders’s ‘Every Other Country Does It’ Defense of Single-Payer
It all goes back to World War II.