Jolie in Hospital, Awaiting Birth

Jolie's pre-planned admittance to avoid immediate birth
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 1, 2008 12:04 PM CDT
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are preparing for babies No. 5 and 6. Jolie was admitted to a Nice hospital for monitoring.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)
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(Newser) – Angelina Jolie has gone into a hospital in the south of France where she expects to give birth to twins. A spokeswoman for the Lenval Hospital in Nice says Brad Pitt's better half is fine and that the actress' admittance to the hospital's maternity wing had been planned for some time.

The spokeswoman, who would not say when Jolie was admitted, said the Oscar-winner will almost certainly remain in the hospital until she gives birth. She said Jolie was admitted so she could be kept under surveillance and not in order to give birth immediately.