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Madonna, 65, couldn’t be more proud of her daughter Mercy James On her 18th birthday. The “Like a Virgin” songstress took to Instagram on Monday, January 22, to share rare images of her daughter and gush over her. The Mom of sixShared a video featuring Mercy. The audio was Mercy playing a piano solo. Snapshots included Madonna’s talented daughter at what appeared to be gymnastics competitions, at school, in Halloween costumes, The mother and daughter performing togetherAnd snuggling up Her siblings.
In the caption, the “Vogue” hitmaker lavished her daughter with praise via a lengthy tribute. “Beautiful Chfifundo James! you’re 18 yrs old today!! Beautiful Mercy James,” she wrote. “You’reAlready a young lady! Beautiful African Queen!! You surprised us all! ♥️🇲🇼♥️🇲🇼♥️🇲🇼♥️🇲🇼You were always the quiet person. The quiet one. The Shy, Stoic One. While All of my other children were clamoring for attention, you were Hiding under your hoodie — never wanting to draw attention to yourself. Always humble and kind. Always be the first to say “thank you”. To clear the dining table after dinner. To Hug me and tell me how much you appreciate a certain thing. And Always the most Responsible.”
Madonna went on to declare herself “astounded by the woman” Mercy has become, calling her “poised and radiant” and a “true artist.” “To hear you play Chopin every night in my show with such confidence is such a thrill,” she continued. “To see what you see through the lens of your camera. To see how you treat your younger sisters. To see you unfold from A Chrysalis to a Butterfly.”
Madonna is currently in the middle her tour. Celebration World TourThe post ended with a humorous wish for her daughter. “Even though we both hate shellfish the world is your Oyster!! She is just waiting for you. To eat it in its entirety!!! To slay it!!” she wrote.
Many people are able to benefit from the proud mom’s19,2 million fans rushed the comments thread in order to send their best wishes to Mercy James. “What a gorgeous post. Watching you two perform together at the tour with our own children by our side (just as my parents took me to Virgin Tour) was so special,” wrote a follower, while another gushed, “Happy Birthday Mercy. The beautiful young lady with the million watt smile.”