Why Angelina Won't Celebrate Thanksgiving
She refuses to honor 'murder,' says friend
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 24, 2010 10:57 AM CST
Cast member Angelina Jolie, right and Brad Pitt arrive at the premiere of "Salt" in Los Angeles, on Monday, July 19, 2010.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

(Newser) – There may be one American not rushing out to the grocery store for last-minute Thanksgiving fixings tonight: Angelina Jolie. The actress "hates this holiday and wants no part in rewriting history like so many other Americans," a friend tells PopEater. "To celebrate what the white settlers did to the native Indians, the domination of one culture over another, just isn't her style. She definitely doesn't want to teach her multi-cultural family how to celebrate a story of murder." Click here for more on the holiday that "grosses" her out, including what Brad will have to do if he wants turkey.

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Nov 26, 2010 8:38 PM CST
She is a junky. The first Thanksgiving ceremony in what is now the United States was held in El Paso by Spanish monks in the year 1540. Anyway; She's all upset at how Indians were screwed over? wow .........thats so deep. The native Americans practiced cannibalism, slavery, human sacrifice and assorted other wonderful things like warfare and ritual disfigurement. They had no wheel or beasts of burden or written language or knowledge of the outside world. They lived at a stone age level of technology etc. When I was a kid in school we were always taught how evil the white man was/is. Never once was it even suggested that the European invasion of the Americas was the greatest, most liberating event in the history of mankind. Which it was. It acted as a catalyst of human development the end of which has yet to be seen. This country alone receives MILLIONS of visa requests each and every year. Why?
Nov 25, 2010 10:20 PM CST
She's not celebrating Thanksgiving because that would require EATING, and this is something that Angelina has (obvious) issues with, multi-culti family notwithstanding. Goodness, can you get any more pompous, annoying, not to mention ignorant, than Hollywood? Sheesh.
Nov 25, 2010 1:25 PM CST
Be patient and disregard her drivel. She'll be on "Lifetime" in a few years, playing some disturbed hottie's momela. Then, we can Tivo it and then record something worthwhile over it and it will all be over.