Madonna has denied rumours that she chose to adopt a baby from Afria after talking to Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt about their adoption of daughter, Zahara, from Ethiopia last year.

Madonna and husband Guy Ritchie had been rumoured to have met with Angelina and Brad for a meal in which they discussed the possibilities but talking in an interview on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Madonna insists she’s never even met Angelina.

She explained: “I’ve never had any discussions with Brad or Angelina about adoption. I’ve never actually met Angelina Jolie.”

“My husband is good friends with Brad because they’ve worked together, and we had dinner with Brad after Angelina had adopted her baby from Ethiopia but we never had a discussion about it.”

“I never sought their advice and I never considered adopting a child from Los Angeles, nor did I discuss with anyone but my husband and our social worker, who did the home study, exactly where it is we would like to adopt the child from.”