Madonna is reacting to the surprising death of Michael Jackson, issuing the following statement to People:
I can’t stop crying over the sad news. I have always admired Michael Jackson. The world has lost one of the greats, but his music will live on forever! My heart goes out to his three children and other members of his family. God bless.
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Madonna Asks Gwyneth To Help Decorate Mercy’s Room
June 18, 2009 – Madonna has asked her famous friend Gwyneth Paltrow to design her newly adopted daughter Mercy a room at her New York townhouse. The Material Girl is set to stock the 4-year-old’s room with porcelain dolls, antique teddy bears, a library of leather-bound children’s books and ancient maps of Africa on the walls.
“Madge wants Mercy to feel like a little princess when she arrives,” a source told The Sun. “Gwyneth has a home in the Hamptons area of New York and Madonna was so impressed with her daughter Apple’s room that she asked Gwyneth to help her kit out Mercy’s new bedroom.”
Update: The entire story at TheSun.co.uk has since been removed.
Malawi Court Allows Madonna To Adopt Mercy
June 12, 2009 – Madonna has been given the green light to adopt 4-year-old Mercy from Malawi after being turned down in April, winning an appeal in the African nation’s highest court. “I am ecstatic,” Madonna said in a statement from New York Friday. “My family and I look forward to sharing our lives with her.” Watch a report from ITN about the news below.