Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Another Star Adoption in Question
Angelina Jolie, who reportedly was critical of Madonna's adoption may have a contested adoption in her future.
Seems the latest addition stripe on her "rainbow" collection Pax Thien of Vietnam was relinquished for adoption by his grandparents - ONLY - apparently without the signature of allegedly drug-addicted mother. The grandparents said they did not know where their daughter was.
Pax's granddad Chien has since told Britain's News of the World newspaper: "Our daughter is a heroin addict and her life has been ruled by drugs. When she finds out a rich movie star has adopted her baby, she will go after her for money and make trouble. She may even try to take the child back."
Chien added: "We never visited Pax because we were scared we would fall in love with him and I knew we couldn't afford to keep him.
The child's aunt believes Pax mother desperate to see Pax again, saying: "My sister thinks about her baby a lot. If she could, she would try to get her son back."
This is not the first time one of her adoptions was questionable. Lauryn Galindo, who helped Jolie adopt her Cambodian son, Maddox, pleaded guilty to visa fraud and money laundering as part of a ring that paid poor Cambodian women as little as $100 or less for their children. The agency which handled hundreds of such adoptions charged fees of $10,000.