June 16, 2006 |
CNN's Anderson Cooper has scored the first U.S. television interview with Angelina Jolie since the birth of her daughter in Namibia last month. The hourlong interview was taped Wednesday in Los Angeles and will air at 7 p.m. Tuesday on "Anderson Cooper 360" as part of a special program devoted to World Refugee Day. In the interview, Jolie discusses her work with refugees and her new baby.
July 8, 2005 |
Angelina Jolie and her "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" co-star, Brad Pitt, were in Ethiopia to pick up the orphaned baby girl she is adopting, an official said Thursday. With them was Jolie's 3-year-old son, Maddox, whom she adopted from Cambodia. Tesfeye Berhu, manager of the Wide Horizons agency, which arranged the adoption, said the exact cause of death of the baby's parents isn't clear, but he suspects they died of AIDS, which has killed more than 900,000 people in Ethiopia.
June 8, 2006 |
People and Hello! magazines launched legal action Wednesday against two websites that published a picture of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt with their newborn daughter. When Pitt and Jolie sold rights to the images of Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt through Getty Images, People magazine paid a reported $4 million for the right to release the pictures in North America, while Hello! obtained British rights.
May 30, 2006 |
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt celebrated their daughter's birth in Namibia by donating $300,000 to help other babies in the impoverished southern Africa nation. Jolie gave birth to Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt at the Welwitschia Clinic in Walvis Bay on Saturday. Mother and baby were both healthy and doing very well Monday, said Samuel Nuuyoma, governor of the Namibian region of Erongo. The couple also gave $15,000 for a school and a community center in Swakopmund.
November 12, 2005
RE "Has He Got Next?" by Patrick Goldstein, Nov. 8: No doubt Jimmy Iovine has been successful in mining the urban black culture for business success. However, he does seem to have a limited understanding of the reasons there is concern in these same communities with the "Get Rich or Die Tryin' " billboards that sport 50 Cent holding a gun and microphone. I think it accurate to say that movie billboards with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie or Matt Damon carrying guns don't have the same impact on urban black youth as does one with 50 Cent.
January 20, 2006 |
A Santa Monica judge granted a request Thursday by Angelina Jolie to change the names of her two children to reflect that Brad Pitt intends to become their adoptive father. The names of the children will become Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt and Maddox Chivan Jolie-Pitt. Zahara celebrated her first birthday on Jan. 8. Maddox, a boy, is 4. Pitt's publicist, Cindy Guagenti, said on Jan. 11 that Jolie is pregnant with Pitt's child.
August 13, 2005 |
Family ties between Angelina Jolie and her son, Maddox, just got a little tighter. A royal decree approving Cambodian citizenship for Jolie, star of the "Tomb Raider" films, was signed by King Norodom Sihamoni on July 31, Sok Sam Oeun, an official of the Council of Ministers, said Friday. Sok Sam Oeun said he was working through Jolie's contacts in Cambodia to notify the 30-year-old actress of her new citizenship.
July 11, 2006 |
In her first movie deal since going to Africa to give birth, Angelina Jolie will costar as a tiger in the kids' film "Kung Fu Panda" for DreamWorks Animation SKG, the studio said Monday. The Academy Award-winning actress will supply the voice of Tigress, a martial-arts master who helps train the title character, Po the Panda, played by Jack Black, in the ways of kung fu, DreamWorks said. The computer-animated movie is scheduled for release in May 2008.