Angelina Buys $1.6M Helicopter for Brad And it wasn't even his birthday By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted May 15, 2012 9:22 AM CDT 9 comments Comments Actor Brad Pitt, right, and actress Angelina Jolie arrive before the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan) (Newser) – Apparently Angelina Jolie felt the need to one-up her own gift to Brad Pitt: After buying him a waterfall for Christmas, Jolie has now forked over nearly $1.6 million for a helicopter and piloting lessons, the Sun reports. Why? No particular reason—she just “thought it would be nice to buy Brad a helicopter as a surprise present,” a source says, explaining that the couple already installed a helipad on their France property, as such people do. Click for more completely insane celebrity gifts.