BRITNEY SPEARS TO ADOPT TSUNAMI ORPHAN

Britney Spears wants to adopt a tsunami orphan.The 'Toxic' singer - who recently filed for divorce from Kevin Federline -fell for a four-year-old boy called Wang, from Bali, who lost his entire family in the 2004 Indian Ocean tragedy, after reading about his plight. A source said: "She instantly wanted to help him and is sponsoring him until she can find out more."And she has even written to officials seeking advice."The tsunami disaster was a tragedy very close to Britney's heart and she has dedicated a lot of her time to its charities."Britney - who has two children with her estranged husband, Sean Preston,15-months-old and three-month-old Jayden James - has even consulted celebrity pal Madonna, who recently adopted a Malawi boy.The source added: "She is even in talks with Madonna about it and is taking it very seriously."The 25-year-old star's decision to adopt an underprivileged child is part of her plan to make a fresh start in the new year, following her bitter split from Kevin.The source said: "Britney's had a turbulent year and wants 2007 to be brilliant."As well as wanting to look after little Wang, she is determined to make a music comeback with a difference."

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David Warren otiosus@sympatico.ca said…
Hmm, so far 2007 isn't all she hoped it would be.