Thursday, February 7, 2013
Angelina Jolie slammed for adoption of African child
Mozambique-born model Tasha da Vasconcelos has slammed celebrities like Angelina Jolie and Madonna. This is because she thinks that this will “ripping the heart out of Africa.”
She said, “There is something inside me that cries every day for not being in the place where I was born."
She said that as a refugee she had experienced the impact of leaving behind cousins, family members, grandparents and, most of all, the land she loved.
“This is why I do not advocate adoption out of Africa to a Hollywood lifestyle, as Madonna and Angelina Jolie have done."