Outstanding Supporting Female Actor .
By mid, some 6, villagers and 72 employees—some of them former poachers employed as rangers—lived and worked at MJP, in ten villages previously isolated from one another. The compound includes schools, roads, and a soy milk factory, all funded by Jolie. Her home functions as the MJP field headquarters. After filming Beyond Borders in Namibia, Jolie became patron of the Harnas Wildlife Foundation , a wildlife orphanage and medical center in the Kalahari desert.
She first visited the Harnas farm during production of the film, which features vultures rescued by the foundation. Jolie has pushed for legislation to aid child immigrants and other vulnerable children in both the U. Jolie has also advocated for children's education. Since its founding at the Clinton Global Initiative 's annual meeting in September , she has co-chaired the Education Partnership for Children of Conflict, which provides policy and funding to education programs for children in conflict-affected regions.
Jolie has funded a school and boarding facility for girls at Kakuma refugee camp in northwestern Kenya,  which opened in ,  and two primary schools for girls in the returnee settlements Tangi and Qalai Gudar in eastern Afghanistan, which opened in March and November respectively. Both centers are run by the Global Health Committee. Jolie has fronted a campaign against sexual violence in military conflict zones by the UK government, which made the issue a priority of its G8 presidency.
Their collaboration resulted in the founding of Jolie Pitt Dalton Helic, a partnership dedicated to women's rights and international justice, among other causes. Jolie has received wide recognition for her humanitarian work.
Jolie had a serious boyfriend for two years from the age of Her mother allowed them to live together in her home, of which Jolie later said, "I was either going to be reckless on the streets with my boyfriend or he was going to be with me in my bedroom with my mom in the next room. She made the choice, and because of it, I continued to go to school every morning and explored my first relationship in a safe way.
During filming of Hackers , Jolie had a romance with British actor Jonny Lee Miller, her first lover since the relationship in her early teens.
She attended her wedding in black rubber pants and a white T-shirt, upon which she had written the groom's name in her blood. Prior to her marriage to Miller, Jolie began a relationship with model-actress Jenny Shimizu on the set of Foxfire She later said, "I would probably have married Jenny if I hadn't married my husband. I fell in love with her the first second I saw her.
If I fell in love with a woman tomorrow, would I feel that it's okay to want to kiss and touch her? If I fell in love with her? They had met on the set of Pushing Tin , but did not pursue a relationship at that time as Thornton was engaged to actress Laura Dern , while Jolie was reportedly dating actor Timothy Hutton , her co-star in Playing God When asked about the sudden dissolution of their marriage, Jolie stated, "It took me by surprise, too, because overnight, we totally changed.
I think one day we had just nothing in common. And it's scary but I think it can happen when you get involved and you don't know yourself yet. Jolie was involved in a well-publicized Hollywood scandal when she was accused of having caused the divorce of actors Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston. She had fallen in love with Pitt during filming of Mr. Smith , but dismissed allegations of an affair,  saying, "To be intimate with a married man, when my own father cheated on my mother, is not something I could forgive.
I could not look at myself in the morning if I did that. I wouldn't be attracted to a man who would cheat on his wife. During their twelve-year relationship, " Brangelina "—a portmanteau coined by the entertainment media—were the subject of worldwide media coverage. In her divorce filing, Jolie requested physical custody of their children. On March 10, , Jolie adopted her first child,  seven-month-old Maddox Chivan,  from an orphanage in Battambang , Cambodia.
She explained that she had abandoned her family when Zahara became sick, and said she thought Zahara was "very fortunate" to have been adopted by Jolie. In an attempt to avoid the unprecedented media frenzy surrounding their relationship, Jolie and Pitt traveled to Namibia for the birth of their first biological child.
For the two weeks she spent in a seaside hospital in Nice , France, reporters and photographers camped outside on the promenade. The first pictures of Knox and Vivienne were jointly sold to People and Hello!
All proceeds were donated to the Jolie-Pitt Foundation. Despite hormone replacement therapy , the surgery brought on premature menopause. After completing each operation, Jolie discussed her mastectomy and oophorectomy in op-eds published by The New York Times , with the aim of helping other women make informed health choices. She detailed her diagnosis, surgeries, and personal experiences, and described her decision to undergo preventive surgery as a proactive measure for the sake of her six children.
I feel empowered that I made a strong choice that in no way diminishes my femininity. Jolie's announcement of her mastectomy attracted widespread publicity and discussion on BRCA mutations and genetic testing. As the daughter of actor Jon Voight, Jolie appeared in the media from an early age. That's what artists should do—throw things out there and not be perfect and not have answers for anything and see if people understand.
Jolie's reputation began to change positively after she, at age 26, became a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, later commenting, "In my early 20s I was fighting with myself.
Now I take that punk in me to Washington, and I fight for something important. Jolie's general influence and wealth are extensively documented.
In a global industry survey by ACNielsen in 42 international markets, Jolie, together with Pitt, was found to be the favorite celebrity endorser for brands and products worldwide. John and Shiseido from to , and a decade later became a spokesmodel for Guerlain.
Jolie's public image is strongly tied to her perceived beauty and sex appeal. Professionally, Jolie's status as a sex symbol has been considered both an asset and a hindrance.
Some of her most commercially successful films, including Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Beowulf , overtly relied at least in part on her sex appeal,   with Empire stating that her "pneumatic figure", "feline eyes", and "bee-stung lips" have greatly contributed to her appeal to cinema audiences. Beyond her career, Jolie's appearance has been credited with influencing popular culture at large. In , AfterEllen founder Sarah Warn observed that many women of all sexual orientations had publicly expressed their attraction to Jolie, which she considered a new development in American culture, adding that "there are many beautiful women in Hollywood, and few generate the same kind of overwhelming interest across genders and sexual orientations that she does".
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Jolie disambiguation. Jonny Lee Miller m. Billy Bob Thornton m. Jon Voight Marcheline Bertrand. I honestly want to help. I don't believe I feel differently from other people. I think we all want justice and equality, a chance for a life with meaning. All of us would like to believe that if we were in a bad situation someone would help us.
It is my hope that they, too, will be able to get gene tested, and that if they have a high risk they, too, will know that they have strong options.
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Jolie surprised in this Atelier Versace creation at the Golden Globes. The white one shoulder gown with folded red detail was teamed with white Versace shoes and a red Christian Louboutin clutch. This jaw-dropping moment occurred at the Golden Globe Awards, where the actress chose a long-sleeved emerald Atelier Versace gown which was open at the back and covered entirely in Swarovski crystals.
Jolie glowed at The Tourist 's Madrid premiere in this Atelier Versace ensemble that featured a Swarovski-encursted nude top and black velvet skirt and matching shawl.
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Angelina Jolie, 42, is actually hitting her stride more than ever since they announced their divorce back in September of Since then, she has STUNNED at award shows and red carpets, wearing. The Dress: A silver Jenny Packham wrap gown. The Occasion: The Hollywood Film Awards. The Wow Factor: 9/ With the red lips and the Hollywood hair, this is Angelina at her best. Mom and me time: Angelina Jolie stepped out with son Pax, 14, in Los Angeles on Sunday as the two enjoyed lunch together and a spot of shopping The actress, 43, wore a strapless camel-colored dress that revealed her cleavage and arm tattoos.