"Now you are telling me the adoption is permanent. That cannot be true — I don't want it to be true. I am their father and I will always be their father," he told the paper. As Star
readers know, Madonna's decision to adopt happened just months after she went through a bitter custody battle
with ex Guy Ritchie
over their 16-year-old son, Rocco Ritchie
, who refused to return home from his dad's residence in London.