Madonna Ignores Her Kids: Ex-Cook

Blocking of latest adoption might be good, he says
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Apr 21, 2009 2:13 PM CDT
Madonna visits a development project in Gumulira, Malawi, Friday, April 3, 2009.    (AP Photo/Riccardo Gangale)
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(Newser) – Perhaps it’s best Madonna’s bid to adopt another Malawian child was barred, because the Material Girl's a negligent mom—spending barely half an hour a day with her kids—her former house manager and cook tells the National Enquirer. “She's got two full-time nannies and one part-time nanny. So why adopt a kid if somebody else is raising them?” Eric Ienco asks.

Madonna’s day begins with four hours of exercise, and then she deals with various business, Ienco says. “If Lourdes comes in and says, 'I want to see Mom,' she is told, 'She's doing yoga'—and Lourdes knows she can't disturb Mom." Madonna is appealing the Malawi court’s denial.
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