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Angelina Jolie Celebrates 38th Birthday With Brad Pitt In Paris

June 4th, 2013 12:00pm EDT
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On Monday night, Angelina Jolie enjoyed an early birthday celebration with her fiance Brad Pitt in Paris. She officially turns 38 today.

The couple attended the premiere of his zombie film "World War Z" at the Normandie Theater and then had an intimate, romantic dinner together.

The pair, without their six children, dined at high-end wine restaurant Il Vino. A staff member told People that the stars enjoyed a tasting menue and French wine. They also had cake for dessert.

After eating, Pitt and Jolie joined cast members for a party at the nightclub Silencio.

On Sunday, Jolie made her fir...

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Gently Revealed News About The Actress' Double Mastectomy To Their Kids

June 4th, 2013 11:08am EDT
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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie informed their six children about mom's double mastectomy surgery; however, they spared them the adult version of events.

When Jolie learned she a high risk of catching cancer, she explained to her kids what had to happen next.

Pitt told "Extra": "I mean there's an age of understanding, so you've got to present it in a way that is age appropriate, but we know our children very well... We want everything to be on the table and any questions they have for them to ask. We unleash certain things on them when it's out of the scary zone... and we know where we're he...

Brad Pitt Praises 'Heroic' Angelina Jolie At 'World War Z' Premiere

June 3rd, 2013 5:30pm EDT
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Brad Pitt was overcome with emotion during the premiere of his new zombie movie as he supported his partner Angelina Jolie in her first public appearance since she underwent a double mastectomy.

On Sunday, the 49-year-old actor turned out for a screening of World War Z in London and the event marked the first time Jolie had been seen in public since she underwent surgery to prevent breast cancer.

When asked about his partner as he walked the red carpet Pitt became tearful as he praised Jolie's bravery.

The Hollywood star told reporters, "I'm very proud and just relieved that's (breast...

The Morning Roundup: Angelina Jolie Returns, It's A Girl For Kim Kardashian, Bruno Mars' Mom Suddenly Dies

June 3rd, 2013 10:34am EDT
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Angelina Jolie made her first public appearance since having a double mastectomy back in February. The glowing star joined partner Brad Pitt for the premiere of his new movie, "World War Z," looking fantastic and taking most of the focus away from the star and his new movie. She said she's "grateful" for all the support she's gotten, especially from Pitt. "He's such a wonderful man," she told the BBC at the event. (story)

Sadly, singer Bruno Mars's mother died unexpectedly in a Honolulu hospital on Saturday as the result of a brain aneurysm. She was just 55 years old. Mars, whose real name...

A Glowing Angelina Jolie Makes First Public Appearance At 'World War Z' Premiere In London

June 2nd, 2013 4:10pm EDT
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It may be Brad Pitt's movie, but partner Angelina Jolie was the one who got all the attention at the London premiere of Pitt's sci-fi thriller World War Z.

Jolie made her first public appearance since announcing that she underwent a double mastectomy in February, a preventive measure she chose to take after learning she carries the cancer-causing gene that her late mother and aunt carried.

The actress was all smiles at the event, signing autographs and posing for photos with partner Pitt at the Empire Leicester Square in London.

"I'm very, very grateful for all the support. It's meant a ...

Ethan Hawke: 'The Best Onscreen Kiss I Ever Had Was Angelina Jolie'

June 1st, 2013 12:30pm EDT
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Ethan Hawke was left weak in the knees after kissing Angelina Jolie in 2004 thriller "Taking Lives."
Over the years, the actor has steamed up the big screen with several beautiful actresses, but he says locking lips with Brad Pitt's fiancee was the most memorable.
He told chat show "Watch What Happens Live," "The best onscreen kiss I ever had was Angelina Jolie... Angelina Jolie was born to whittle men, to make them weak. And when she kisses you, you don't know your name."

"Taking Lives" centered on a top FBI profiler (Jolie) who finds herself on a twisted and terrifying journey, surro...

Angelina Jolie Is Missing Aunt's Funeral For Brad Pitt's 'World War Z' Premiere

May 30th, 2013 12:00pm EDT
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Angelina Jolie won't be attending her aunt's funeral on Sunday because she will be going to her fiance Brad Pitt's "World War Z" premiere in London.

Debbie Martin, the sister of Jolie's late mother Marcheline Bertrand, died of breast cancer on Sunday. The family is now preparing to pay their final respects this weekend.
Instead of going to the funeral, Jolie is flying to England for Pitt's film premiere. It will be her first red carpet appearance since the New York Times published an article earlier this month about her double mastectomy.
The actress' uncle Ron Martin told E! News, "We...

The Morning Roundup: Breast Cancer Claims Angelina Jolie's Aunt, Amanda Bynes Goes A Little Crazier & 'Fast 6' Wins Big

May 28th, 2013 10:24am EDT
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Angelina Jolie's aunt, Debbie Martin, has died after a long battle with breast cancer. Martin revealed that she began battling the disease for a second time last year after undergoing a lumpectomy in 2004 during her first bout with the disease. She was 61. Jolie underwent a double mastectomy to significantly reduce her own chances of getting cancer, because she carries the BRCA1 gene, which increases a woman's risk of getting the disease. Jolie's mother, Marcheline Bertrand, died of ovarian cancer in 2007, and both women's deaths have been linked to the gene. (story)

"Fast & Furious 6" gav...

Angelina Jolie's Aunt Dies After Battle With Breast Cancer

May 27th, 2013 10:45am EDT
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Two weeks after Angelina Jolie revealed that she underwent a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer her aunt has died from the disease after two battles with it.

Debbie Martin, the sister of Jolie's late mother Marcheline Bertrand, died on Sunday at Palomar Hospital in Escondido, Calif., just days after being hospitalized, according to her husband Ronald Martin. She was 61.

Last week it was revealed that she developed the disease for the second time after undergoing a lumpectomy in 2004 when she was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer. The cancer returned last year.


Brad Pitt Supporting And Helping Angelina Jolie Recover From Double Mastectomy

May 26th, 2013 9:00am EDT
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Brad Pitt's strength and devotion helped Angelina Jolie get through her double mastectomy. Now he is by her side as she recovers – and faces the prospect of more surgery. This week's issue of PEOPLE reveals how Angelina's health crisis brought the couple closer than ever. According to Jolie's doctor, Kristi Funk, Pitt was at Jolie's side for every surgery.

At home "Brad did everything he could to keep things secret and protect Angie," a family insider tells PEOPLE. Using early-morning appointments and rental cars to avoid discovery, "they really wanted Angie to be able to recover and rest ...

Angelina Jolie's Aunt Battling Breast Cancer For Second Time

May 23rd, 2013 1:52pm EDT
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Angelina Jolie's mother wasn't the only inspiration behind her recent double mastectomy -- the actress's aunt has revealed that she developed breast cancer for the second time last year.

Jolie's mother, Marcheline Bertrand, died of ovarian cancer in 2007 at the age of 56, and now Bertrand's sister, Debra Martin, has revealed her own battle with the disease prompted her to push Angelina to take action and prevent herself from developing either breast or ovarian cancer in the future.

Martin was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer in 2004 and underwent a lumpectomy, which put her in remi...

Brad Pitt: 'I Have Very Few Friends... I Haven't Known Life To Be Any Happier'

May 21st, 2013 8:07pm EDT
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Brad Pitt has revealed he has limited his friendships to focus on his family - and he couldn't be happier.

Pitt has six children with fiancée Angelina Jolie, and the movie star says he has never been as happy as when he is with his large family.

In an interview with Esquire, in which he talks about fatherhood and his new film World War Z, he says, "I have very few friends. I have a handful of close friends and I have my family and I haven't known life to be any happier. I'm making things. I just haven't known life to be any happier."

In fact, Pitt finds himself wanting when his home is...

Angelina Jolie Undergoes Double Mastectomy & Reconstructive Breast Surgery

May 19th, 2013 9:00am EDT
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Angelina Jolie is one resilient mom. The actress, 37, has experienced no complications since undergoing a double mastectomy in February and reconstructive surgery in April. "She is doing well," a source tells PEOPLE in this week's cover story, which features a never-before-seen personal photo of Angelina as a baby being held by her mother Marcheline Bertrand, who died of ovarian cancer at 56 in 2007.

But Jolie's medical odyssey is not done. The mom of six is also planning to undergo surgery to remove her ovaries. Because of her "faulty" BRCA1 gene, she still faces a high risk of developing...

Angelina Jolie To Undergo Ovarian Surgery

May 16th, 2013 7:31pm EDT
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Angelina Jolie's bid to lower her risk of getting cancer isn't over yet. After undergoing a double mastectomy in February and reconstructive surgery last month, the star is planning another preventive surgery -- having her ovaries removed.

Jolie revealed that she underwent preventive surgery to decrease her chances of getting breast cancer from 87% to 5% in an editorial for the New York Times on Tuesday, but because she carries the "faulty" BRCA1 gene she's also at a high risk of developing ovarian cancer.

The 37-year-old currently has an estimated 50% chance of developing ovarian cancer,...

Angelina Jolie Started Working Again Just Days After Double Mastectomy

May 16th, 2013 5:01pm EDT
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Angelina Jolie was back to work quickly after undergoing a double mastectomy in February. Her doctor, Kristi Funk, said that she was surprised to find Jolie determined to bounce back quickly after having reconstructive surgery shortly after her breasts were surgically removed.

"To a large extent, I believe recovery reflects expectation," Funk wrote in a blog post on the Pink Lotus Breast Center website. "On day four after her mastectomies, I was pleased to find her not only in good spirits with bountiful energy, but with two walls in her house covered with freshly assembled storyboards for...

Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt: Is Their Wedding Next?

May 15th, 2013 9:12pm EDT
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Angelina Jolie has received a lot of praise for opening up about the double mastectomy she had in February.

The actress revealed her decision via an article in the New York Times on Tuesday, saying that she carries the "faulty" BRCA1 gene -- which put her at a very high risk of developing breast cancer in the future.

Stars like past breast cancer survivors Giuliana Rancic, Kathy Bates and Kylie Minogue, and double mastectomy recipients Sharon Osbourne and Barbara Walters, who both underwent the same procedure for peventive measures, heaped praise on Jolie for telling her story, hoping tha...

Sharon Osbourne & Barbara Walters Commend Angelina Jolie's Decision To Have Double Mastectomy

May 15th, 2013 10:12am EDT
Sharon Osbourne
Ever since Angelina Jolie came forward with news she had a double mastectomy earlier this year, fans and fellow stars have offered their enormous support for the actress.

Sharon Osbourne and Barbara Walters, who both underwent similar preventative surgeries themselves, talked about their own experiences and Jolie's courage on Tuesday.

During a segment on "The Talk," Osbourne explained, "She'll have empowered millions of women all over the world. She is sexier than ever. She is an amazing woman anyway apart from all of this. This story is one of positivity, so I commend her; I think it's a...

The Morning Roundup: Angelina Jolie Undergoes Double Mastectomy, Zoe Saldana Naked & Christina Aguilera's 'Voice'

May 15th, 2013 9:45am EDT
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What's going on in the entertainment world today? Check out some of the big stories you may have missed in the last 24 hours. The biggest news of the day -- perhaps week or even month -- came from actress Angelina Jolie, who revealed that she underwent a preventive double mastectomy...

Angelina Jolie Didn't Tell Father Jon Voight About Double Mastectomy
The actress revealed that she had undergone a procedure to remove both of her breasts back in February, and the news came as a surprise to her father. Jolie and Voight have had a very tumultuous relationship over the years, however, he says...

Angelina Jolie Didn't Tell Father Jon Voight About Double Mastectomy

May 15th, 2013 8:19am EDT
Jon Voight & Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie's father Jon Voight was stunned to learn that his daughter had a double mastectomy earlier this year because he wasn't told about the operation.

Doctors warned the actress that she carries the "faulty" gene BRCA1, and she had the preventative surgery in Februrary. Just like the rest of the world, Voight learned about the health crisis after she published an article in The New York Times on Tuesday.

Voight visited Jolie last weekend to celebrate her brother James Haven's birthday; however, she didn't discuss her procedure.

Despite the secret, Voight has "absolute" respect f...

Brad Pitt Praises Angelina Jolie For 'Heroic' Double Mastectomy

May 14th, 2013 11:52pm EDT
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Angelina Jolie's fiance Brad Pitt has praised her for her "heroic" decision to undergo a double mastectomy in a bid to thwart breast cancer.

The actress revealed on Tuesday that she had undergone the surgery earlier this year after learning that she was a carrier of the BRCA1 gene -- a "faulty" gene that gave her an 87% chance of developing the cancer.

Jolie had the surgery in February and managed to keep it a secret for months until penning an article for the New York Times to share her story.

"My chances of developing breast cancer have dropped from 87 percent to under five per cent. (...

Celebrities Tweet Their Support For Angelina Jolie For Revealing Double Mastectomy

May 14th, 2013 10:45pm EDT
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Hollywood stars have commended Angelina Jolie for going public with her double mastectomy. Elizabeth Banks, Kristen Bell and Marlee Matlin are among the stars that have tweeted their support for the brave actress.  

Earlier this year, the 37 year-old actress underwent the preventative surgery after doctors informed her she had an 87 per cent risk of contracting breast cancer because she carried the "faulty" gene BRCA1.

The Salt star opened up about her decision in Tuesday's edition of the New York Times, and several of her acting peers took to their Twitter page to heap praise on the sta...

The Morning Roundup: 'Arrested Development,' Angelina Jolie's Mastectomy & Savannah Guthrie's Ring

May 14th, 2013 10:22am EDT
Arrested Development
What's going on in the entertainment world today? Check out some of the big stories you may have missed in the last 24 hours -- from Today Show anchor Savannah Guthrie's surprise engagement to Angelina Jolie's shocking double-mastectomy news...

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Angelina Jolie Reveals She Underwent Preventative Double Mastectomy
Many figured the next shocker from Angelina Jolie would be a surprise wedding to partner Brad Pitt, however, the Oscar-winner revealed s...

Angelina Jolie Reveals She Underwent Preventative Double Mastectomy

May 14th, 2013 9:44am EDT
Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy earlier this year when she learned she had an 87 percent chance of developing breast cancer.

The actress, whose mother died in 2007 at the age of 56 due to ovarian cancer, made the decision to undergo preventative surgery. She had both of her breasts removed in February after doctors told her that she carried the "faulty" gene BRCA1. 

Jolie, despite her massive star status, managed to keep the surgery a secret for months until she wrote an article for the New York Times explaining her decision and to bring awareness to cancer treatment and tests.


Celebrity Moms With The Biggest Broods

May 12th, 2013 11:00am EDT
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When you’re a celebrity mama, raising one kid can be a handful, not to mention a whole brood. Some famous moms have seemingly managed to do it all – balance superstardom with an image of perfection all while keeping a big family healthy and happy. In honor of Mothers’ Day, let’s take a look at five celebrity moms with the biggest batch of kids to keep them company off set.

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Is there any family as famous as the Jolie-Pitt brood? Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have made many a headline for their ever-growing, beautiful family, composed of both adopted and biological children. Th...

Jennifer Aniston Delaying Wedding - For Brad Pitt?

May 1st, 2013 3:07pm EDT
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux
Jennifer Aniston can't wait to get married to fiancée Justine Theroux - but she won't step on ex Brad Pitt's big day, according to reports.

Aniston was hoping to have a summer wedding with the Tropical Thunder writer, but with Pitt and Angelina Jolie planning on marrying sometime in the season, Aniston has decided to wait.

A source tells Us Magazine, "She does not want her day associated with them." She was considering moving up the date and having a spring wedding, but Theroux "got weirded out by all the rushing."

With the decision to wait until after Pitt and Jolie share their vows, An...

Angelina Jolie Commended By G8 Leaders For War Rape Campaign

April 11th, 2013 9:13pm EDT
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Angelina Jolie attended the G8 Foreign Ministers meeting in London where she was applauded by world leaders as she called for a global fight against sex abuse in war zones. 

The Salt star, who is a leading humanitarian crusader and a United Nations (U.N.) Goodwill Ambassador, jetted in to London to attend a summit of G8 leaders during which the issue of rape in armed conflicts was addressed.

Leaders of the eight nations - the U.K., U.S., Canada, Russia, Germany, France, Japan and Italy - including British Foreign Secretary William Hague, announced a commitment to "work together to end se...

Octomom Poses As Angelina Jolie For In Touch Weekly, Says She's 'Hit Rock Bottom'

April 11th, 2013 8:01pm EDT
Octomom as Angelina Jolie
Nadya "Octomom" Suleman has been compared to actress Angelina Jolie in the past, and now she's put her best leg forward in a new photoshoot for In Touch Weekly.

Suleman's new photos, shot exclusively for In Touch, depict the pseudo-celeb recreating some of her idol's most famous looks, including the one bare leg look from the 2012 Oscars (since termed "Jolieing") and dressing up as Lara Croft from Tomb Raider.

The mother of 14 dished about the Jolie comparisons and about her daily routine in the new issue of the magazine.

"I admire her," she says of Jolie. "She saves children's lives... ...

Rumor Patrol: Jada Pinkett Smith's Open Marriage, Courtney Love To Judge A Talent Show, More

April 6th, 2013 1:00pm EDT
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You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith have an open marriage in which they can have sex with anyone they want.

Verdict: Appears to be true. This rumor has been circulating for years, and although Pinkett hasn't explicity said they swap partners, the actress told HuffPost Live, earlier this week, "I've always told Will, 'You can do whatever you want as long as you can look at yourself in the mirror and be OK...

Angelina Jolie Donates $200,000 To Teen Pakistani Activist Malala Yousafzai

April 5th, 2013 11:30am EDT
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Angelina Jolie attended a special Women in the World event at Lincoln Center in New York City on Thursday to honor a young Pakistani activist.

Last October, Taliban operatives shot Malala Yousafzai, 15, in the head due to her outspoken advocacy for girls' education. She was flown to the U.K. for life-saving treatment and not only survived but has started an education fund for other girls.

During the Women in the World Summit Jolie praised Yousafzai's ongoing efforts to help others and donated $200,000 to the teenager's charity. Via video, Yousafzai announced she would initially use the fu...

Angelina Jolie Seeing Ex-Husband Billy Bob Thornton Behind Brad Pitt's Back?

April 4th, 2013 3:23pm EDT
Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton
Angelina Jolie has reportedly been spending a lot of time with ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton lately.

Jolie has been regularly visiting Thornton at his Los Angeles home, and a source tells Life & Style Weekly that they've been spending "hours" at a time together.

"Angelina and Billy Bob are still super close," the source tells Life & Style. "And whenever Angelina is in LA, she stops by his house and they'll talk for hours."

Last year the actress wrote the foreward to Thornton's autobiography, "The Billy Bob Tapes: A Cave Full of Ghosts."

"They've seen each other a lot recently," the sour...

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