Angelina Jolie has been married to her longtime man and baby daddy Brad Pitt for nearly a week, and she's finally ready to talk.
After a very secret ceremony with no photos, we've been dying for any little detail!
Well Angie finally released a statement on Friday, but it wasn't about wedding bells. It was about war.
The special envoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees used the moment on the world's stage to shine the spotlight on an important cause: the civil war in Syria. She said:
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Our culture has a tendency to go from one terrible crisis to the next.
But the problems that we slowly devote less attention to are sometimes still going strong.
Angelina Jolie hopes to put the spotlight back on the terrible events still happening in Syria with this new video that features
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Such a model HUMAN being…
As the special envoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Angelina Jolie works to promote awareness & help those displaced by war, famine, and drought, among other disastrous causes.
Thus, for world refugee day this June 20th, Angie and the UNHCR produced a short, informative PSA (above).
Join Angie and get involved to help those who have lost their homes and loved ones!
We all deserve a slice of Earth to call our own…
Thanks for reminding us all of that, Saint Angie!
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The girl must be feeling on top of the world right now!
Who says you can't have it all???
Actress Angelina Jolie has been caught up in pre-wedded bliss ever since the announcement of her engagement to Brad Pitt, and already, it looks like the gifts are pouring in!
The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced today that Angie has now been named a special envoy for the organization!
After committing over a
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While still on the promotional tour for The Tourist, Angelina Jolie paid a visit to the staff at UNHCR, an important refugee agency, that celebrated its 60th anniversary today.
Her stay in Madrid was brief, but she did offer this thanks to the hard-working people at the agency. She said:
“In the week of UNHCR’s anniversary, I would like to highlight the strength and courage of the world’s refugees and [other] forcibly displaced people who are, for all of us, an example of generosity and dignity. My thoughts go also to the dedicated UNHCR staff, who for many years have risked their lives to protect the lives of refugees.”
We just so admire how she is involved with so many different wonderful and important organizations around the world. Truly inspiring!
[Image via UNHCR.]
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