Madonna has paid a candy tribute to her son David Banda on his 16th birthday.
The 63-year-old star and her ex-husband Man Ritchie adopted David in 2006, when he was simply 13 months previous, and Madonna has shared a collection of images of him on Instagram to mark his large birthday.
She wrote: “David Banda! I am unable to consider you have change into this younger man! This artist. This athlete. This articulate and charismatic human. Who knew once I met you on the Residence of Hope orphanage in Malawi, sipping coca coca from a bottle and no diaper that you’d change into this power of nature? Pleased candy sixteen! I’m so pleased with you!
Together with David, Madonna and Man, 53, additionally they share their son Rocco, 21.
As well as, Madonna has her daughter Lourdes, 24, along with her ex-boyfriend Carlos Leon, together with Mercy James, 15, and twins Stella and Estere, 9, whom she adopted from Malawi.
Talking earlier about motherhood, Madonna stated: “[Having children has] It jogged my memory how treasured time is and the way every little one requires consideration, vigilance, and steering otherwise.
“You actually need to be ready for something. They educate you to cease being obsessive about your self, as a result of they’re all the time there to place a lock on the works … self-obsession isn’t allowed with youngsters.
“The extra youngsters you’ve, the higher you may be a father … sure, undoubtedly.”